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Michael Jordan UNC sneakers sell for $33,387

The shoes were worn by His Airness during games with the University of North Carolina Tar Heels and bear his signature on the right shoe.

By Ben Hooper

NEW YORK, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- A pair of basketball shoes from Michael Jordan's University of North Carolina days sold for more than $33,000 in an online auction.

Grey Flannel Auctions said the shoes, which Jordan wore during games with the Tar Heels in the early 1980s, feature the basketball legend's signature in pen on the right shoe along with the message, "Best Wishes."

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The shoes were sold with a high bid of $33,387. Grey Flannel said the shoes were consigned by a high school teammate of Jordan's and the winning bidder requested anonymity.

Grey Flannel previously sold a pair of shoes Jordan wore during his 1997 NBA Finals "flu game" for $104,765 last year. A pair of shoes from the player's rookie season with the Chicago Bulls sold for $31,070 last year.

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