Michael Jordan’s sneakers sell for $615,000, new record
17 August 2020 | 7:04 am
A pair of Michael Jordan's sneakers sold for $615,000, Christie's auction house announced on Thursday, shattering a record set just months ago by the sale of another pair of the basketball legend's shoes. The sneakers were a pair of Air Jordan 1 Highs that the NBA megastar wore during a 1985 exhibition match in Italy when he dunked the ball so hard it shattered the glass backboard.
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Sotheby's is holding its first ever sneakers auction, with lots including a pair of Nike Air Jordans worn by basketball legend Michael Jordan in his rookie season. They're estimated to sell for between 100,000 and 150,000 Swiss francs (109,500-164,000 US dollars).
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