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Unused Ticket For Michael Jordan's Debut NBA Game Sells For Record-Breaking $468K

If Michael Jordan’s name is attached, the money trail will certainly follow! Yahoo Sports reports an unused ticket for the NBA goat has sold for a whopping $468,000 by t he owner of the hidden gem, Mike Cole, in a recent auction. The Maryland native was given two tickets by a family friend to attend Michael Jordan’s debut game against the Washington Bullets in 1984. Unable to give away the additional ticket, Cole stored the unused ticket stub alongside other sports memorabilia in his basement for nearly three decades. It was not until Cole stumbled across a story about a record-breaking sale for Michael Jordan’s first NBA game that he realized he was sitting on a pot of gold. Cole then went to his basement to find the unused ticket in a container titled “Mike’s memories.” And, what’s more, Cole told Yahoo Sports he would have been happy to receive $500 for the ticket. “I’m a huge sports fan, and I enjoy keeping tickets as memories of good times I’ve had,” Cole said, according to...

Feb 28, 2022