Michael Jordan is still breaking records.
An auction of the jersey Jordan wore in Game 1 of the 1998 Finals — the season from “The Last Dance” documentary — went up for auction and drew a record $10.1 million. That set a few records.
A record-breaking day. Michael Jordan's iconic 1998 NBA Finals 'The Last Dance' jersey has sold for $10.1 million, setting records for a basketball jersey, any game-worn sports memorabilia, and most valuable #MichaelJordan item ever sold at auction. pic.twitter.com/7t8G98N5pW
— Sotheby's (@Sothebys) September 15, 2022
The record for a game-worn piece of memorabilia had been $9.3 million for Diego Maradona’s “hand of god” jersey from the 1986 World Cup.
Jordan’s Bulls beat the Jazz in six games in 1998, giving the team its second three-peat with him and six total titles. It’s unquestionably a legendary piece of sports memorabilia.
It’s also unquestionably a lot of money for any piece of sports memorabilia.
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‘Last Dance’ Jordan jersey from 1998 Finals sells for $10.1 million originally appeared on NBCSports.com