The tennis that Michael Jordan used in “Space Jam”, the Air Jordan 11, are now up for auction. What makes these sports shoes so special is that the model was created exclusively for the movie that the basketball player starred in, in addition to never put up for sale by Nike. However, now you can get in more than 3 million Mexican pesos.
According to the auction house “Sothebys”, currently the sneakers have an offer for one million 300 thousand Mexican pesos, but the company assures that these shoes actually It has an approximate value of between 3 and 4 million pesos, so the offer is still open to buyers.
The Air Jordan sneakers were created specifically to meet the characteristics of the feet of the famous basketball player who wears the number 13, and they were only used on set when filming “Space Jam”.
These pair of sneakers are being auctioned with the official signature of Michael, in addition to being delivered in a wooden box engraved with the logo of the ribbon and velvet fabric. For now there are four people interested in acquiring them.
The Air Jordan 11 pair of tennis shoes have a cut that allowed the basketball star to have more difficult movements with his foot safe. A creation of the Nike company designed by Tinker Hatfield, who realized that Michael Jordan would position the “hard cuts” in athletic shoes.
As we have mentioned in The Truth News, basketball player Michael Jordan increased the popularity of Nike during the 90s. Also, the tennis shoes that are now being auctioned have an internal encoding designed especially for Michael, which makes them even more valuable.
The internal coding that these Air Jordan 11 carry is: BBMN04-950112-FTPS, what does it mean:
The premiere of Space Jam 2 this July 16 in theaters in Mexico and other countries is possibly the reason why the Jordan tennis auction was announced, since many fans believe that it is a marketing strategy for the tape.
Although we know that MJ will not be in the sequel to Looney Tunes film, no doubt fans still remember the first part where Michael showed his artistic talent.
However, this time Space Jam: a new era will star the Los Angeles Lakers player of the NBA, LeBron James.
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