NBA legend’s trainers sell for a sum of $560,000
Basketball legend Michael Jordan’s sighned trainers from 1985 sold for a sum of $560,000 (£463,000) in an online fair.
The Nike Air Jordan 1s, put on by Jordan during his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls, were anticipated to earn between $100,00-$150,000 at Sotheby’s.
The preceding record was $437,500 for a pair of Nike’s 1972 Moon Shoes.
Jordan wore unsuited trainers, with the left a size 13 and the right a size 13.5.
The Air Jordan 1s were sold by Jordan Geller, who started up the trainer museum Shoezeum in Las Vegas.
The sale happen at the same time with a Netflix documentary – The Last Dance – with behind-the-scenes footage of the Bulls’ Chase for a sixth NBA title in the 1997-98 season.