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Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn Air Jordan 11 From The 1996 NBA Finals Sold For $482,600.

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Michael Jordan’s famous “Bred” Air Jordan 11s, worn in the 1996 NBA Finals, recently fetched a staggering $482,600 at auction, setting a remarkable record. This highlights the enduring appeal of Jordan’s legacy in basketball and sneaker culture.

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During the 1995-96 NBA Finals, Jordan and the Chicago Bulls secured the championship against the Seattle Supersonics in six games. Jordan wore the Bred 11s in Game 5, a season marked by the Bulls’ record-breaking 72 regular season wins.

Jesse Sluyter, a former Seattle SuperSonics ballboy, recounts his memorable encounter with Jordan during the 1995-1996 NBA Finals. Jordan’s genuine demeanor left a lasting impact on Sluyter, who received the shoes as a gift from the basketball icon and later had them signed.

These shoes, reunited via Sotheby’s auction, hold a special place in basketball history, symbolizing a cherished moment between Jordan and a fan. As collectors eagerly seek out rare memorabilia, the market for items associated with legendary athletes like Jordan continues to thrive.

View the exclusive photos below for a glimpse of these iconic sneakers. Stay tuned for more Air Jordan treasures to be featured in upcoming auctions. Don’t miss your chance to own a piece of sports history.

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Michael Jordan’s Game-Worn Air Jordan 11 “Bred”

Mario Briguglio
Mario Briguglio
Founder and Editor in Chief. My passion for sneakers started at age 6 and now I've turned my passion into a profession. Favorite Kicks - Air Jordan 3 "Black Cement"

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