It’s a Bull market.
Web page Six is advised that the smash hit ESPN documentary “The Final Dance” has led to a gold rush on Michael Jordan memorabilia.
Prime sports activities auctioneer Mike Heffner advised us, “The demand for every part MJ is increased than ever” for the reason that 10-part doc — which follows the Chicago Bulls’ 1997-98 season and the remainder of Jordan’s legendary profession — was launched in April.
Heffner mentioned that an instance of the spike in worth is that some variations of Jordan’s 1986 rookie basketball card had been promoting for $40,000 three months in the past — and now they’re nearing $100,000.
“It looks as if something associated to MJ has doubled or tripled in worth and playing cards have shot up essentially the most,” Heffner mentioned. “Increasingly more individuals are looking for to money in on this market as a result of there’s simply a lot cash to be made,” he mentioned.
Heffner’s Lelands public sale home is at the moment promoting Jordan’s Nikes that he wore as a part of the “Dream Crew” for the 1992 Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. Jordan’s sneakers are going for round $25,000 proper now, whereas an identical footwear worn by teammates Magic Johnson and Scottie Pippen are reaching simply $2,000 to $3,000 a pair. The gamers gave the footwear as a present to a member of the help workers working within the locker rooms.
Additionally within the sale is a basketball signed by 13 gamers of the 16 on that historic Dream Crew, together with Jordan, Johnson, Pippen, Larry Chook, Charles Barkley and Patrick Ewing.