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    1984 Michael Jordan Original Photograph from First NBA Game, PSA/DNA Type 1. Chicago was a virtual wasteland for basketball talent until Michael Jordan showed up. Sparse crowds and lackluster play were the norm for those who witnessed the team's games. Jordan arrived and things changed in a hurry. While Jordan was photographed at all stages of his career, this is only the second image we have seen from his debut game. The rookie notched 16 points, grabbed six rebounds and dished out seven assists in a 109-93 win over Washington.

    Heritage Auctions realized $33,600 for a ticket stub from MJ's opening act in August of 2018. Another photo from Jordan's first regular season game finished at $10,800 in May of this year. This 8x10" is shows MJ with his trademark tongue hanging out as Frank Johnson tries to defend. Notice the regular Nike shoes? A few lines are found on the white perimeter. The reverse has multiple captions, a "Chicago Sun Times Don Bierman" stamp and production notes. Overall, one of the finest of a razor thin supply of Jordan first game photos. Encapsulated by PSA/DNA, Type 1.


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