FILE PHOTO: U.S. basketball player Michael Jordan (2nd R) flashes a victory sign as he stands with team mates Larry Bird (L), Scottie Pippen and Clyde Drexler (R), nicknamed the ‘Dream Team’ after winning the Olympic gold in Barcelona, Spain August 8, 1992. REUTERS/Ray Stubblebine/File Photo
(Reuters) – Michael Jordan’s U.S. Basketball “Dream Team” jersey from the 1992 Barcelona Olympics sold for $216,000, Robert Edwards Auctions said on Monday.
The winning bid was the second-highest ever for a Jordan jersey, after the $274,000 paid for his 1984 Olympic singlet.
Jordan inscribed the white mesh jersey on the right breast with “Best Wishes/Michael Jordan.”
The jersey was first purchased for $17,500 in September 1992 at a gala charity auction.
The gold medal winning 1992 U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team, nicknamed “The Dream Team,” included, along with Jordan, Hall of Famers Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, Patrick Ewing, Charles Barkley,…
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