The historic shoes worn by Michael Jordan in the 1998 NBA Finals are going up for auction and could fetch anywhere from $2 million to $4 million in patches.
Auction house Sotheby announced this week that it has received a pair of Air Jordan 13s laced up by Jordan for Game 2 of the Finals rematch against the Utah Jazz.
The shoes were signed by Jordan and handed over to the ballboy. He dropped 37 points before splitting the series in the Bulls’ 93–88 win over the Jazz heading to the Windy City.
“Michael Jordan’s game-worn sporting memorabilia has proven time and again to be some of the most elite and coveted items on the market,” said Brahm, Sotheby’s chief streetwear executive. Wakter said. Around CNBC’s Jessica Golden.
Reaching the estimated value, it surpassed the Air Ships record Jordan wore in his rookie season and will sell for $1.472 million in 2021.
Jordan maintained his dominance over the Jazz, leading the Bulls with three more wins to claim his second three-peat title. He cemented Chicago’s basketball dynasty in the ’90s and established himself as the game’s premier player.