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Michael Jordan's 'last dance' shoes could sell for $4 million

By Julian Mark

15 Mar 2023 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

A pair of Air Jordan 13s worn by the basketball legend in Game 2 of the 1998 NBA Finals is set to become the most expensive pair shoes ever sold on the open market. The Post has the story.

After basketball superstar Michael Jordan sank the final free throw of Game 2 of the 1998 NBA Finals, he removed his red-and-black Air Jordan 13s in the locker room, signed each one and handed them to a ballboy.

Now, those shoes - which Jordan is said to have worn in the second half of the game - are going up for auction with Sotheby's, which expects them to fetch as much as $4 million.

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