LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers rookie card auctioned off for over $1.8 million

LeBron James’ Cleveland Cavaliers rookie card auctioned off for over $1.8 million
LeBron James rookie card (Source: Goldin Auctions)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A special edition trading card of LeBron James during his rookie season with the Cleveland Cavaliers sold for more than $1.8 million at a recent auction.

According to Goldin Auctions, the 2003-04 Upper Deck card that features a patch of his Cavaliers jersey was purchased for $1.845 million ; the most any basketball card has ever sold for.

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Posted by Goldin Auctions on Sunday, July 19, 2020

Bidding started at $150,000.

The card, which also features the Akron native’s autograph, is one of only 23 ever made.

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