July 17, 2015 BY Yale Schalk / 0
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Michael Jordan‘s storybook-perfect winning last shot to clinch his sixth championship will live on as perhaps the greatest moment in the history of sports. The hoop he used to can that shot just might live on in your house, provided you have the cash and just the right vaulted ceiling.
Yes, the entire basketball goal – the backboard, rim, and stanchion – from Game 6 of the 1998 NBA Finals is up for bids right now at Heritage Auctions:
The historic backboard measures approximately sixty-eight inches wide by thirty-eight inches high. The glass is about a half-inch thick, with rubber padding at the lower edges, and the logo of the NBA at lower left. The original rim and net remain in place, and the backboard comes complete with the original Delta Center stanchion labeled “East Hoop.” It’s everything you need to recreate the magic in your own home, and to secure ultimate bragging rights in the highly-competitive world of Michael Jordan collectibles. Third party shipping required.
Not only did MJ’s most famous shot take place on this hoop, so too did many of his game-high 45 points. And, you know, a few buckets here and there from the likes of NBA legends Scottie Pippen, Karl Malone, and John Stockton.
Though the auction is active on July 30 and 31, proxy bidding is available now. Current bid total is $26,000 and bids are going up at $2,000 increments. Click here to view the listing and to bid.
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