MICHAEL JORDAN’S SNEAKERS SELL FOR RECORD PRICE, SIX AIR JORDANS (WORN WHEN HE WON SIX NBA CHAMPIONSHIPS) MAKE HISTORY AT AUCTION IN NEW YORK

Six sneakers, worn by Michael Jordan for his six NBA Championships, sold for a record-breaking $8million at auction in New York.

‘The Dynasty Collection’ is made up of six individual Air Jordan sneakers. They were worn by Jordan in the clinching game in his NBA Finals victories.

Sold to a buyer in the room at Sotheby’s on Friday, the shoes set a new world record for game-worn sneakers.

hey also became the second most valuable piece of Jordan memorabilia ever sold.

The 60-year-old’s jersey from game one of the 1998 NBA Finals – the famed ‘Last Dance’ season – still holds the record for any game-worn sports memorabilia.

That sold for $10.1m at Sotheby’s in September 2022. A year later, in April 2023,  MJ’s Air Jordan 13s from game two of the same NBA Finals earned $2.2m at auction.

Six sneakers, worn by Michael Jordan, sold for a record-breaking $8million at auction

View gallery

The sneakers were worn in the series-clinching game of Jordan’s six NBA Championship wins

The basketball icon won half a dozen NBA Championships between 1991 and 1998 with the Chicago Bulls.

He became one of the most famous sportsmen in the world and his parternship with Nike forged one of the most recognizable brands in sports – that has endured long after the end of Jordan’s NBA career.

The $8m sale has been hailed as another ‘reminder of Michael Jordan’s lasting impact’.

‘Today’s record-breaking price is a testament to the GOAT. The Dynasty Collection undeniably ranks among the most significant compilations of sports memorabilia in history,’ Brahm Wachter of Sotheby’s said.

‘(It is) a truly unparalleled moment and milestone in auction history, the sale of these six championship-clinching sneakers will likely never be replicated.’

Related Posts

Lakers HC JJ Redick addresses future of his podcast

Los Angeles Lakers head coach JJ Redick confirmed what most were expecting about the future of his podcast.Redick has cultivated a following of over a million subscribers…

Fans troll Victor Wembanyama after he’s…

Sports Illustrated revealed recently that Victor Wembanyama will be on the cover of their March issue, which is a huge deal for the NBA’s top prospect. However,…

‘He’s From Mars!’. Everywhere he goes, San Antonio Spurs rookie Victor Wembanyama receives praise from competitors.

During the 2015-16 NBA Season, every team, every city, and seemingly every player gave tribute to Kobe Bryant during his farewell tour. His impact on basketball was…

Incredible block from WEMBANYAMA

Victor Wembanyama didn’t even have to jump to get this easy block  

Wembanyama’s ability to defend without fouling has generated Defensive Player of the Year buzz for the rookie.

Victor Wembanyama is amassing blocks and steals, not fouls MINNEAPOLIS — Either give John Collins credit for his chutzpah or flagellate him for his foolishness. A little…

LeBron James chastises media over Bronny James mock draft reports

LeBron took to social media on Monday before taking the posts down  LeBron James was once the No. 1 overall pick in the NBA Draft, but his son’s professional…