Michael Jordan’s 1984 Nike Air Ships Sell For Record $1.5M At Sotheby’s A pair of Michael Jordan’s shoes from 1984 sold for nearly $1.5 million at Sotheby’s on Sunday, setting a record for sneakers at auction. The 1984 Nike Air Ships are Jordan’s earliest known regular season game-worn Nikes. The shoes, the first pair of sneakers to ever crack the $1 million mark at an auction, officially went for $1.472 million. They were acquired by collector Nick Fiorella. The signed red and white sneakers are from Jordan’s fifth NBA game in his rookie season, according to NBC News. Is there a big-ticket item you splurged on in your life – that you later regretted?