Michael Jordan’s game-worn 1997-98 Chicago Bulls jersey recently sold for $240,000. This is the Jersey in which legendary player led the Chicago Bulls to 3 back-to-back NBA championships. Bulls Nation, earlier today, broke the news on Twitter.
The NBA legend Michael Jordan has perhaps had the most illustrious career in the NBA. In a career spanning 15 years with the Chicago Bulls, he helped them earn 6 NBA championships.
Fans have always been crazy for MJ memorabilia and will go to any lengths to acquire objects from this legendary basketball players life. Recently, a copy of his first contract in the NBA was sold for $57,068. Here is the tweet related to it.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) August 2, 2020
However, more recently, Jordan’s 1997-98 game jersey has racked up a huge figure of $240,000. He led the Bulls to victory in the season and won the NBA Finals MVP as well. This victory was also their 3rd straight NBA championship and 6th in the previous 8 years.
If you had $240,000 to spend, would you have made a bid for this MJ collectible? 👀💰 pic.twitter.com/036AuvHksk
— Bulls Nation (@BullsNationCP) August 17, 2020
A few of MJs shoes have also been on auction recently. His original game-worn Nike Air Ship sneakers have recently entered the market. This is the shoe that MJ wore in his rookie year before the iconic Air Jordans.
Christie’s is auctioning off a pair of game-used Air Ship Nikes, the shoes MJ wore before Jordans in his rookie year. Estimate: $350,000. Closes Aug. 13.
— Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) July 16, 2020