Originally written on The Victory Formation  |  Last updated 3/29/13
The Iron Man of the NBA, A.C. Green, who played the majority of his career with the Los Angeles Lakers, reportedly had 3 of his NBA Championship rings stolen from him, and it was allegedly by day laborers he hired to move belongings into storage. Accroding to the Daily Breeze: Each gold ring, encrusted with diamonds and bearing the name and No. 45 jersey number of the Showtime-era forward, is estimated to be worth $25,000. “To him, priceless,” Palos Verdes Estates police Sgt. Steve Barber said. “They are worth a lot of money, especially to somebody who is a collector. It’s going to be really difficult for somebody to pawn it off. ” The rings honor two of Green’s three championships as a player over the Boston Celtics in 1987 and Indiana Pacers in 2000. The team apparently presented the retired player with a ring in 2009 when the Lakers defeated the Orlando Magic for the title, police said. Green played in an NBA-record 1,192 straight games, a streak that began in his 2nd season in the league, and ended when he retired following the Lakers 2000 NBA Title over the Pacers. The streak earned him the nickname of “Iron [...]
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