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The jersey was auctioned off by Grey Flannel Auctions, whose officials said it matched all the markings compared with photos of the uniform. It is not known who supplied the uniform, nor who purchased it. The previous record for a basketball jersey was $190,414 in 2011 for an ABA Virginia Squires jersey worn by Dr. J.
We started on page 95, remember. Though Smith has sloughed off enough behind-the-scenes gossip for two ESPN The Magazine features, we have read to only page 97. This is why we made due without Woj bombs back in 1991. Because The Jordan Rules was the mother of all Woj bombs. Sam Smith was an odd guy to write a classic sports book. A veteran of the Chicago Tribune’s general assignment desk, he was a nebbishy, mustachioed workhorse who drifted into sports. David Axelrod — the Tribune columnist turned Obama political guru — said Smith favored saddle shoes like the ones Archie Andrews wore.
Smith, for his part, had no idea what he had done. For a time, Smith didn’t pick up his phone, he wrote in an introduction to the book’s 20th-anniversary edition. Mike Imrem of the Daily Herald called him “Salman” — as in Rushdie, the novelist who was then in hiding because of a fatwa. Weeks after publication, Smith finally met Jordan in the locker room of the old Chicago Stadium. “If you have any issues with me, I’m here and you can let me know,” he said. Jordan said nothing and wouldn’t look at him. Later, Jordan answered Smith’s questions, though neither man brought up the book.