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22 May
Christie's Auction house will auction off five sneakers and a card from the career of basketball legend Michael Jordan, it showed Reuters in an exclusive at its Manhattan location Monday (May 16). The auction house is expecting the items to garner a total of $4 million during the two-week auction that will run from June 1st to June 14th.
23 Aug 2020
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17 Aug 2020
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.
25 May 2020
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.⁣
16 Mar 2017
China's annual state-run consumer rights TV show puts Nike in the hot seat, skewering it for false advertising over sneakers.

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