An auction company says it has Michael Jordan’s earliest known pair of game-worn shoes from his rookie season with the Chicago Bulls.SCP Auctions expects to get $50,000 or more when it auctions off the shoes beginning April 8. Jordan wore the shoes in a road game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Dec. 2, 1984, before Nike had even unveiled the superstar’s signature Air Jordan shoes.
A pair of pre-Air Jordan Nike shoes that Michael Jordan wore during his rookie season could fetch $50,000 or more when they go up for bid next month, according to the auction house.
A pair of Nike basketball shoes, believed to be the earliest NBA game-worn Michael Jordan sneakers to ever hit the market, will be auctioned off next month. Khalid Ali, who was a ball boy for the Los Angeles Lakers for the 1984-85 season, has consigned the Nike shoes he says Jordan gave to him after the Chicago Bulls played the Lakers on Dec. 2, 1984, to SCP Auctions.