Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan 13s from his Chicago Bulls Last Dance season are up for grabs… and $2m-$4m valued kicks are set to break the world record for any pair of sneakers sold at an auction
The pair of shoes are set to smash the world record for any pair of sneakers sold at an auction with bids expected to reach between $2million and $4million.
‘Michael Jordan game-worn sports memorabilia has proven time-and-time again to be the most elite and coveted items on the market,’ Sotheby’s Head of Streetwear and Modern Collectables Brahm Wachter said.
‘However, items from his Last Dance season are of a greater scale and magnitude as seen with our record-breaking sale of his Game 1 jersey in 2022.
Michael Jordan’s Air Jordan 13 sneakers from Game 2 of the 1998 NBA Finals will go on sale
Jordan scored a game-high 37 points in Game 2 as he donned ‘Bred’ Air Jordan XIII sneakers
Jordan #23 of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against Jeff Hornacek #14 of the Utah Jazz
‘Worn in his final year with the Bulls, the iconic Air Jordans coming to auction this April will be sure to excite the collector.’
Jordan’s Bulls jersey from Game 1 of the 1998 NBA Finals sold for a mammoth $10.09m at auction in September.
That figure was over double its estimate and made it the most-expensive piece of game-worn sports memorabilia of all time.
The record for a pair of sneakers sold at an auction currently stands at $1.472m when Jordan’s regular season game Nike Air Ships were snapped up in 2021.
Jordan’s sneakers head a two-part sports memorabilia sale named Victoriam Parts I & II with wealthy bidders able to submit their offers online from April 3 with the auction closing on April 11.
The NBA legend scored a game-high 37 points in Game 2 as he donned the ‘Bred’ Air Jordan XIII sneakers in the second half of the victory.
The Bulls went on to claim the league championship as Jordan, who signed the sneakers, picked up his sixth Finals MVP accolade.
The black and red kicks are from Jordan’s Last Dance season when Chicago Bulls won