Steiner Sports Ground Breaking Auction
This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 6/3/2013
Where do legends begin?
Imagine the first time Paul McCartney laid eyes on a guitar in a music store in Liverpool.
Imagine Dustin Hoffman auditioning for his first play.
Imagine Barack Obama in grade school, stepping into his first American History class.
Now imagine a 25 year old Robert Knight, accepting the offer to become Head Coach of Men’s basketball at Westpoint.
He is not yet the legendary coach who is going to lead the Indiana University to three National Championships, including an undefeated season in 1976.
He is not yet the basketball legend who is going to make an icon out of red sweaters and live at the top of the college polls for three decades.
He’s just a former Ohio State point guard, who’s been an assistant coach at Army the past couple of years.
NOW is when he begins his head coaching journey. A journey that ends in the Hall of Fame, with a cool 902 NCAA victories.
NOW is when he puts on this ARMY jacket, for the first time knowing that “Staff” means his staff.
NOW is the time when he begins coaching a young Army point guard named Mike Krzyzewski…
This ARMY jacket is not an artifact. It’s a totem that symbolizes the beginning of something great.
Try this jacket on and ask yourself: Where will I go now?
This West Point Staff Jacket was owned and worn by the legendary Indiana University Basketball Coach Bob Knight during his years at West Point. He was elected into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991. This coat comes straight from from Coach Knights collection and includes a signed Coach Knight Letter of Authenticity.
A similar jacket, worn by Coach John Wooden at UCLA, recently commanded $183,000
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