Pair of Michael Jordan shoes from UNC sold for 33k
MJ shoes sold for 33k (Source: Grey Flannel Auctions)
A pair of Michael Jordan game-worn shoes from University of North Carolina (UNC) sold for $33,387.
The sneakers were personally signed and gifted to Grey Flannel Auctions cosigner from Jordan after a postseason workout in Chapel Hill.
Grey Flannel Actions sold the one of a kind Converse shoes. The winning bidder prefers to remain anonymous. They also auctioned off a pair of shoes Jordan wore during the "Flu Game" in the 1997 NBA Finals for $104,765.
Converse was playing UNC coach Dean Smith about $10,000 a year to have his players wear their shoes. Converse made a pitch to Jordan for a sponsorship, but was outbid by $400,000 to Nike.
Jordan is regarded by many as the greatest basketball player ever to play the game.