A pair of Converses worn by none other than Michael Jordan just broke a record, becoming the most expensive game-worn sneakers ever auctioned off. Jordan wore them during the final game of the 1984 Olympics, in which he scored 20 points to lead Team USA to a victory over Spain. The 21-year-old had just left the University of North Carolina and signed with the Chicago Bulls, making that game his final as an amateur.
Michael Jordan’s game worn and dual signed Converse shoes from the 1984 U.S. Olympic team’s gold-medal-winning-game against Spain sold for $190,373 early Sunday morning, shattering the previous auction record of $104,765 for game-worn shoes.
A pair of Michael Jordan’s shoes were sold at auction for the highest price on record for a pair of game-used sneakers. The shoes, said to be used in the gold-medal game against Spain in the 1984 Olympics, sold early Sunday morning for $190,373.
These aren’t your average pair of Jordans — and if you want them, it’ll cost you. Michael Jordan’s game-worn shoes from the 1984 Olympic games are being auctioned off as part of SCP Auctions’ 2017 Spring Premier, and with two more days to go, they’ve already set the world record for a pair of game-worn shoes: $144,222.
They’re not Air Jordans but they’re already in some rare air as an SCP Auctions clock counts down. They’re Michael Jordan’s game-worn and dual-signed Converse shoes from the 1984 Olympics — specifically the gold-medal-winning-game against Spain — and they’re on the auction block and already have set a record for a pair of game-used shoes. And that’s with more than two days remaining before the auction closes.
Michael Jordan’s hand-signed 1984 Olympics kicks are up for grabs … and their final price tag could reach more than 6 figures! One week after M.J.’s red Team U.S.A. jersey from the same Olympics hit the auction block, SCP Auctions is showcasing the highly-coveted Converse sneakers.