On Monday, The Robert Edwards auction saw Michael Jordan’s U.S. Basketball ‘Dream Team’ from the 1992 Barcelona Olympic jersey being sold for $216,000.
The winning bid was the second highest for Jordan jersey, followed by $264,000 paid for the 1984 Olympic singlet.
Jordan inscribed the white mesh jersey on the right side with “Best Wishes/Michael Jordan”.
At a gala charity auction, jersey was first purchased for $17,500 in September 1992.
The Gold medal-winning 1992 U.S. men’s Olympic basketball team, nicknamed “The Dream Team” including along with Jordan, Hall of Famers Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, Patrick Ewing, Charles Barkley, Clyde Drexier, John Stockton, David Robinson and Chris Mullin.
“Michael Jordan is arguably the most iconic athlete of all-time, winning six NBA titles and two Olympic Gold medals,” Robert Edward Auctions President Brian Dwyer said in a statement. “Collectors relished a rare opportunity to own Jordan’s jersey from the 1992 Dream Team – the greatest basketball team ever assembled.”