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00-01 Fleer Legacy Basketball
THE ULTIMATE JERSEY EXPERIENCE
Fleer Legacy Basketball Offers an Autographed Replica Jersey Per Box
MT. LAUREL, N.J. - MAY 16, 2001 -- In today's marketplace, jersey cards are all the rage, and Fleer is about to one-up the competition and take this jersey-mania to the highest level. In the inaugural release of 2000-01 Fleer Legacy Basketball, Fleer is giving collectors one actual complete autographed replica jersey in every box!
Autographs from many of the NBA's marquee stars and rookies will be found in Legacy Basketball such as Vince Carter, Steve Francis, Elton Brand, Alonzo Mourning, Eddie Jones, Dikembe Mutombo, Darius Miles, Marc Jackson and more.
"An autographed jersey in every box is unprecedented in the hobby," said Fleer spokesman Joshua Perlman, "It was an extremely massive undertaking, but we feel that the final product is something very special."
Although jerseys are the highlight of Legacy, they are not the only prizes to be found. Inside packs collectors will find an average of three game-used memorabilia cards per box. NBA Game Issue, Floor Generals and Ball of Fame all contain game-used memorabilia cards that are sure to become highly collectible.
If rookies are your thing, Legacy captures 25 of the NBA's finest in a brilliant subset numbered to 799. Some of these rookies include Darius Miles, Marc Jackson, Hidayet Turkoglu, Chinese star Wang Zhizhi and Rookie of the Year Mike Miller.
Legacy even contains a special Legacy-exclusive Vince Carter "Worn in the USA" card that features his jersey from the United States' gold medal winning performance from the 2000 Summer Games.
"With Legacy we are not only providing the immediate thrill of owning a jersey signed by an NBA star but also taking steps to make each box of Legacy Basketball is as collectible as possible," added Perlman.
This revolutionary new basketball series will once again establish Fleer's legacy in the hobby! 2000-01 Fleer Legacy NBA will be released in 5-card packs on June 1. The complete set includes:
2000-01 Fleer Legacy NBA
Basic Card Set
90 Legacy Cards
25 Legacy Rookies (#'d to 799)
*12 of the rookie cards will contain a swatch of a game-used jersey or warm-ups
115 Ultimate Legacy (#'d to 175)
30 NBA Game Issue (1:15) - Will feature game-used jersey or warm-up cards from all-star gamers such as Vince Carter, League MVP Allen Iverson, Dikembe Mutombo, Baron Davis and Lamar Odom.
20 Floor Generals (1:18) - Includes game-used floor cards from some of the best the NBA has to offer - Vince Carter, Shaquille O'Neal, Tracy McGrady, Chris Webber, Stephon Marbury, Jason Kidd and Allen Iverson are just a few.
20 Ball of Fame (1:40) - Game-used basketball cards from stars such as Vince Carter, Steve Francis and Allen Iverson.
30 Autographed Replica Jersey - Every box will feature an autographed jersey from an NBA star or rookie. Includes Vince Carter, Lamar Odom, Eddie Jones, Steve Francis, Darius Miles, Kenyon Martin, Alonzo Mourning and many more.
Worn in the USA - Vince Carter game-worn card featuring a swatch of jersey worn during his gold medal winning performance.
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