If there is anything that Michael Jordan ever wore on the basketball court – be sure it does have a lot of value and can be sold for a lot on an auction.
It was recently announced that Jordan’s shoes that he wore in the 1991 NBA Finals, will be up on auction.
Reportedly, the pair of “Black/Infrared” Air Jordan VIs, being auctioned off by Philip Weiss Auctions, were worn by Jordan during games one, two and three of Chicago’s five-game series against the Lakers.
Jordan’s Bulls defeated the LA Lakers in the finals, with MJ capturing the Finals MVP, with averages of 31.2 ppg, 6.6 rpg and 11.4 apg.
The mentioned sneakers come autographed and with a certificate of authenticity, according to the auction house. Sports Collectors Digest projects the pair to bring in around $20,000.
Weiss Auctions will begin the bidding for these shoes on Feb. 27.
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A six-time NBA champion, Jordan earned fame and fortune on the basketball court, as well as through endorsements and movies.
The Hall of Fame player won six National Basketball Association championships with the Chicago Bulls. He won the NBA Most Valuable Player award five times and was named an all-star 14 times.
His on-court success and commercial endorsements have made him one of the most recognizable and prosperous athletes in the United States. Jordan played in total 1072 NBA games (1039 started), averaging 30.1 ppg, 6.2 rpg in 38.3 minutes per contest.
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