Michael Jordan

A pair of sneakers that were worn by basketball icon Michael Jordan was sold for $2.2 million (around €2 million) on Tuesday in New York, becoming the most expensive worn sports footwear in history, auction house Sotheby's declared.

The sneakers broke the previous record set by a pair of Air Jordans that were sold for $1.5 million in 2021.

The auctioned shoes were a pair of the Air Jordan 13 sneakers that the basketball great wore during the 1998 NBA Finals, known as “The Last Dance”.

Oct 23, 2020 17:10
NEW YORK: Michael Jordan’s venture into NASCAR with Cup Series driver Denny Hamlin has a name and a number — 23XI Racing and the No. 23 — for the 2021 season. Jordan and Hamlin announced the details Thursday for the car that Bubba Wallace will drive next year. Other details, including manufacturer affiliation, are to be announced.
May 19, 2020 16:05
NEW YORK: “The Last Dance” finished strong for its finale, with episodes 9 & 10 averaging 5.6 million viewers across ESPN and ESPN2. Episode 9 (9-10 p.m.) averaged 5.9 million viewers, up 10% from last Sunday, becoming the third most watched episode of the series, trailing the record-breaking audiences of episodes 1 and 3.
Apr 21, 2020 10:04
AMERICAN FANS MISSING SPORTS tuned to ESPN and ESPN2 in droves to watch the first two episodes of “The Last Dance”, the 10-part documentary series about Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ quest to win a sixth NBA title in eight years. 
Apr 09, 2020 19:04
CHINA'S SUPREME COURT has ruled in favour of basketball legend Michael Jordan in a long-running trademark dispute, ending an eight-year legal battle with Chinese sportswear firm Qiaodan Sports.  The landmark ruling, made late last month, prohibits the Fujian-based company from using the Chinese translation of Jordan's name, Qiao Dan, AFP reports.
Apr 01, 2020 16:04
NEW YORK: “The Last Dance”, the 10-part documentary series on Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls’ quest for a sixth NBA Championship in 1998, will debut on Netflix beginning Monday, 20 April with two new episodes weekly.  The series will also be available in the US on ESPN. 
Mar 29, 2019 12:03
PARIS: The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that it will be hosting a regular-season game in Paris on 24 January 2020 for the first time in its history as it expands into French shores.
Mar 12, 2019 16:03
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.: To celebrate the 30th year of its association with basketball legend Michael Jordan, US underwear brand Hanes launched a special promotion Monday.
Nov 21, 2018 14:11
NEW YORK: A trading card originally from 1997 signed by NBA legend Michael Jordan has been sold for a whopping $95000 by PWCC, the American leader in the trading card investment marketplace based out of Oregon.
Oct 26, 2018 16:10
LOS ANGELES: eSports ownership group aXiomatic announced Thursday that NBA legend Michael Jordan is leading a $26 million round of funding along with Declaration Capital. Bloomberg reported the $26 million figure.