Michael Jordan's shoes from his rookie season sell for a record $1.47 million Michael Jordan wore the pair of Nike Air Ships during his first season with the Chicago Bulls. The shoes were sold to collector Nick Fiorella.

Michael Jordan's shoes from his rookie season sell for a record $1.47 million

Michael Jordan's shoes from his rookie season sell for a record $1.47 million

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Michael Jordan wore the pair of Nike Air Ships during his first season with the Chicago Bulls. The shoes were sold to collector Nick Fiorella.

NOEL KING, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Noel King. We all have old shoes lying around the house. But are they worth anything? If you're Michael Jordan, they are. A pair of his sneakers sold at an auction house this weekend for nearly a million-and-a-half dollars. Jordan wore those shoes during his fifth-ever NBA game - so just a random game - a million-and-a-half bucks. Unrelatedly, I'm auctioning off the slippers I've been wearing to host this show. Place your bids. It's MORNING EDITION.

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