Michael Jordan "Flu Game" Sneakers Sell For Record Price
Posted by Brandon Hedges & Matt Barker on Friday, December 13, 2013 at 12:00 AM By Brandon Hedges & Matt Barker / December 13, 2013 Comment
had food poisoning, not the flu). Jordan carried his team to victory that night which led to the Bulls claiming their sixth NBA Championship under Jordan and Co. The shoes Jordan wore the night of the legendary performance went up for auction and sold for a record amount of money. For a pair of basketball shoes, the previous high was also a pair a Jordan's patented Nike sneakers, a pair the legend wore his rookie season that snatched $31,070. But these "flu game" sneakers were a whole different ball game, worn during arguably the greatest NBA performance ever. The shoes brought to market by Grey Flannel Auctions reeled in an astounding $104,765 -- a pair of shoes, no matter how iconic, worth more than $100k, who would have thought? A lucky Utah Jazz ball boy was the recipient of the shoes back in 1997, a gem he safely stored until now.