A pullover worn by b-ball legend Michael Jordan in the principal round of the 1998 NBA Finals has sold for $10.1 million, breaking the record for game-worn sports memorabilia.
The pullover is additionally the most costly Jordan thing at any point sold, outperforming a signed card that sold for $2.7 million. Sotheby’s had expected up to a $5 million winning bid, yet 20 offers drove the cost to twofold that estimate.Jordan wore the shirt while heading to his 6th NBA title with the Chicago Bulls, an excursion chronicled in the well known television series “The Last Dance.” At that point, the 1998 Finals were the most-watched ever, as watchers across the globe checked out see the star’s last run with any semblance of Phil Jackson, Scottie Pippen, Dennis Rodman and Steve Kerr.
The Bulls lost the game that included this $10.1 million shirt, tumbling to the Utah Jazz regardless of Jordan’s 33-point execution. The game was in Utah and the Bulls wore their notable red away-game pullovers. The Jordan-drove group wound up taking the series 4-2, and Jordan snatched his 6th NBA Finals MVP.
Recently, a shirt worn by Diego Maradona when he scored the questionable “Hand of God” objective against Britain in the 1986 World Cup sold for $9.3 million.
Sotheby’s accounted for “another age of authorities” in reporting the offer of Jordan’s shirt on Thursday. Notwithstanding actual collectibles, the New York-based sales management firm has pushed to modernize, unloading NFTs and in any event, flaunting its own metaverse area.