Game sneakers of the six-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion were sold at Sotheby’s auction for a record amount. This is reported by Bloomberg.
The organizers of the event managed to get 560 thousand dollars for a pair of shoes, although appraisers of the auction house expected a maximum of 150 thousand. In addition, the purchase was a record: before that the most expensive sneakers left the hammer in 2019 for 437.5 thousand dollars.
In the summer of 2017 for a record amount of 274 thousand dollars at the auction was sold Jordan’s game jersey from the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
Michael Jordan is considered one of the greatest basketball players in history. He became Olympic champion twice. He also won the National Basketball Association championship six times. The American played for the Chicago Bulls.