LeBron James Jersey from Cavs Season Opener Auctions for $50K

by November 21, 2014
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Someone plunked down $50,040 Thursday night for the sweaty shirt LeBron James wore for his first game back in Cleveland.

James struggled in the Cavs’ season-opening loss to the visiting New York Knicks, but that doesn’t matter to high-end memorabilia collectors.

The NBA held the auction.

Per ESPN:

James didn’t play well in the game, scoring 17 points on 5-for-15 shooting in the 95-90 loss.

 

Other jerseys that sold on Thursday from that game included those of Kevin Love ($2,595) and Kyrie Irving ($5,761).

 

The NBA last auctioned off a Miami Heat jersey that James wore for the first half of Game 1 of last year’s NBA Finals. That jersey sold for $50,020.