Very few athletes have attained the legendary status that Michael Jordan has. He is celebrated by sports enthusiasts throughout the world for this very reason. Therefore, it comes as no surprise that his jersey is hitting the auction block.
The jersey in question is no ordinary piece of history. Not only was it donned by Jordan, but he specifically wore it during his last NBA Finals win. That alone elevates this jersey to nothing less than treasure.
Sotheby’s Auction, the company organizing this auction, have revealed that Jordan’s “Last Dance” jersey is one of the most coveted items for collectors, and is expected upwards of $3 million.
Jordan’s 1998 NBA Finals Game 1 jersey is among the most highly desired pieces of sports memorabilia, and the present example is one of just two Finals jerseys to ever appear at auction, from any of his six championships.
Owning this jersey would be a dream come true for any basketball fan. It would serve as a perfect memento for the ’98 game in which Jordan alone racked up 33 points against Utah Jazz.
The auction will be opening on the 6th of September, for anyone interested in bidding. While the price is quite steep, any fan of Jordan would confirm that it’s worth it. Check out pictures of the jersey below.
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