The Milwaukee Bucks are launching an exclusive non-fungible token (NFT) collection commemorating the 50th anniversary of the team’s first NBA championship. The 1971 Championship NFT Collection consists of three digital collectibles that are up for auction now through OpenSea, the world’s first and largest NFT marketplace.
NBA star Steph Curry’s gameworn Bruce Lee-customised shoes have raised more than US$50,000 for the families of the victims of the Atlanta spa shootings. Curry wore the shoes to show solidarity with the Asian community in the Golden State Warriors game against the Atlanta Hawks in Atlanta on April 4, three weeks after the shootings on March 16 where eight people, including six women of Asian descent, were killed by a white gunman.
Ben Golliver: This autographed pair of Kobe Bryant rookie-year Adidas sneakers is being auctioned at Naismith Hall of Fame ceremony. Current bid is north of $50,000 & final price is expected to exceed $100,000.
A game-worn jersey belonging to Michael Jordan from his 1982-83 championship season at the University of North Carolina sold for $1.38 million Saturday, making it the most expensive Jordan jersey sale ever. The previous record had been set in October when a No. 23 Chicago Bulls jersey from 1986-87 went for $480,000 through Heritage Auctions, which also auctioned theNorth Carolina jersey.
This Jordan jersey is the only known jersey photo-matched to his “Player of the Year” cover photo on The Sporting Newsfrom that season, according to Heritage. He’d earlier worn it during a game against Stanford during the Stanford Invitational Tournament,where a local high school student working as the visiting locker room attendant held onto the jersey.
A high-school basketball jersey worn by LeBron James on a famous Sports Illustrated cover will go up for auction in July among 500 other pieces of sports memorabilia, Julien’s Auctions said on Wednesday. James was 17 when he wore the St. Vincent-St. Mary High School jersey on a 2002 cover of Sports Illustrated magazine under the title “The Chosen One.”
The green-and-white jersey is expected to sell for between $400,000 and $600,000, according to estimates from the auction house. The auction will take place live in Beverly Hills on July 17 and 18. Bidders can also participate online.