Skip to main content

The highest price paid for a LeBron jersey yet


Collecting memorabilia has been around since there's history. Spending an absurd amount of money for shoes or a jersey a player wore when a championship was won isn't breaking news anymore. This one is a bit different. 

The jersey LeBron wore for his first SI cover sold for $187,500 in a Goldin Auctions sale. This is the highest price ever paid for a LeBron jersey. Similar to paintings or rare books, the logic behind buying these is that their value only goes up. If you get your hands on something LeBron, Jordan or Serena Williams used in a game, you are lucky.

But the highest price for a LeBron jersey wasn't achieved for the jersey he wore in his first NBA game; when he won one of his titles or any other monumental game. This is from a photoshoot!! 

Scroll to Continue

Recommended Articles

As many people wondered we checked the currency exchange rates. $187,500 is about 1.326.300,00 Chinese Yuan. We don't know where the buyer is from, but it seemed to be the most asked question online so we looked it up. 

The good thing about this jersey is, this is the Fighting Irish one. Can't see that one being burned in the streets. 

Vanessa Bryant revealed how Kobe Bryant was like everyone else

Vanessa Bryant revealed how Kobe Bryant was a normal person like everyone else: "He wipes his own ass too"

Kobe Bryant was a superstar on the court but never acted like one outside of it. This is what endeared him to the fans

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, forward Kevin Durant and guard James Harden

“This has to go down as one of the most epic failures in the history of this league” — Tim Legler shreds the Brooklyn Nets

Two other teams in the modern NBA came to mind as faliures given the talent they had on the roster.

Kevin Durant blasts Philly fans for their chants towards Ben Simmons

Should the Brooklyn Nets regret trading for Kevin Durant?

The Durant-Irving partnership in Brooklyn could arguably go down as the most disappointing one in NBA history.

Detroit Pistons legend Rick Mahorn and Indiana Pacers legend Reggie Miller

Reggie Miller on who he hated facing on the bad boy Pistons — “He ​​had a crazy look in his eye all the time”

There’s a reason why Miller's most feared Pistons player was dubbed as the “Baddest Bad Boy of them all.”

San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan and guard Manu Ginobili

"I lost a lot of sleep because of him" — Chauncey Billups reveals who deserved to win the 2005 NBA Finals MVP

Tim Duncan won the 2005 NBA Finals MVP. But Chauncey Billups, as well as some fans, believed the trophy belonged to someone else.

Michael Jordan

Beer drones — the best feature on Michael Jordan's exclusive golf course

Do you want to be a member of the exclusive The Grove XXIII club? Michael Jordan has to invite you first.


Miles Bridges' wife exposes him for domestic violence

The NBA community needs to to better. ”I won’t be silent to protect others anymore because I value myself and my kids more than anyones ‘image’”