NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Michael Jordan may not be playing ball anymore, but he’s still setting records; at least, his shoes are.
A pair of Jordan’s were auctioned off for a world record breaking $615,000.READ MORE: New Jersey Officials Monitoring Omicron Variant, But Say Delta Is Still A Concern As Travel Picks Up
The signed Nike Air Jordan 1 high tops were sold Thursday by Christie’s.READ MORE: NYC 'Strongly Recommends' Masks In Public Indoor Spaces, As Omicron Variant Reaches North America
Jordan wore the shoes during a 1985 exhibition game in Italy.
The shoes also have a story — a shard of glass is embedded in the left one. The result of a backboard-shattering Jordan slam dunk.MORE NEWS: Harlem's Josephine Baker About To Be Given France's Highest Honor, A Resting Place In The Pantheon
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