Michael Jordan is certainly one of the most iconic basketball players to have ever stepped foot inside a basketball court. He is also no stranger to setting records. It seems. Michael Jordan’s 1997 Upper Deck Game Jersey Auto Card got sold for a ton of money during a recent auction.

Jordan is still the king when it comes to being the richest NBA star in the history of the sport. He earned more in his business ventures than he did during his time as an active NBA player. His net worth was said to be over $2 billion.

According to TMZ Sports, Michael Jordan 1997 Upper Deck Game Jersey Patch Autograph Card sold for $840,000 at auction Thursday evening. as it became one of the highest-priced Michael Jordan cards ever.

Officials at PWCC stated that the card, which features a swatch from Jordan’s 1992 All-Star Game jersey, as well as a Jordan autograph, is now the sixth-highest-selling Jordan card in card collecting history.

This card, featuring a patch and signature, is a rare item as only 23 cards were produced, a nod to Michael Jordan’s jersey number. The card was graded as mint/near mint (BGS 8) by Beckett Grading Services and the autograph received a perfect score of 10.

“It’s a piece of history in that it was the very first time you could pull a game-used and autographed Michael Jordan card out of a trading card pack

During the 1992 All-Star Game, Jordan had an outstanding performance, playing the most minutes of any player (31) and scoring a team-high of 18 points, as well as five assists. Jordan will always be a huge name and that’s all that matters now.

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Subhojeet Mukherjee

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