Michael Jordan's Sneakers Auctioned For $615,000

Sat Aug 15 2020 18:30:32 GMT+0530 (IST)

NBA legend Michael Jordan's a pair of worn sneakers was sold for $615,000 at Christie's auction house. The massive figure approximately equals 4,60,14,146 rupees in Indian currency.

The auction broke another record of $560,000 set by Michael himself while selling another pair in May.

The sneakers that went up for auction was Air Jordan 1 Highs, which MJ had used in an exhibition match in Italy in 1985. It was very game where He had dunked the ball so hard that it shattered the glass backboard. And, Jordan had scored 30 points while wearing those red and black shoes in the Chicago Bulls team.

"This is the original shoe with an actual piece of the backboard, a piece of glass, in the sole of the shoe," Caitlin Donovan, head of handbag and sneaker sales at Christie's said.