LeBron James trading card expected to sell for over $6M
12 June 2022 | 12:12 pm
A one-of-a-kind LeBron James trading card is expected to sell for over $6 million at auction. The card includes patches taken from jerseys worn by James throughout his career.
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A pair of Nike Air Jordan’s worn during an NBA game in 1985 by basketball legend Michael Jordan has been sold for a princely $560,000 – the most money ever paid for a pair of sneakers.
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