An auction company says Michael Jordan’s shoes from the famous flu game of the 1997 NBA Finals have sold for more than $100,000. The shoes were owned by a Utah Jazz ball boy who befriended Jordan when the Chicago Bulls visited Salt Lake City. Jordan was playing with what he thought was the flu, but still led the Bulls to a key victory. Preston Truman said he asked for Jordan’s shoes after the game. Truman kept the shoes locked in a bank for 15 years. He recalls turning down an $11,000 offer for the red-and-black shoes from a collector the next season. Grey Flannel Auctions says online bidding soared to more than $104,000 when bidding closed Thursday. – AP
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