Only 14 Total Graded by PSA! With the April 2020 ESPN documentary The Last Dance, an already high demand for Michael Jordan artifacts soared higher than “His Airness” during #23’s storied career. As one of the most recognizable athletes on the planet, any mementos related to MJ are shattering previous records – and Huggins & Scott Auctions is at the forefront of offering such fine memorabilia. However, Jordan’s professional career had to begin somewhere. Passed over by the Rockets and Trail Blazers in the 1984 NBA Draft, the University of North Carolina selection was first unveiled to the sporting world at Chicago Stadium for the October 26, 1984 season opener against the Washington Bullets.
Graded Authentic by PSA due to five tiny pin holes and reverse writing. The offered ticket stub witnessed the debut of the greatest player in NBA history. This historically significant voucher features exceptionally bold printed identifiers against a bright blue background setting. The perimeter is crisp and unchipped. The reverse is penned “Michael Jordan’s debut” in black ink with a crisp stub perforation positioned between the notation. The promising phenom scored 16 points while adding six rebounds and seven assists as the Bulls bested the Washington Bullets by a 109-93 score. While only 13,913 attended that night at the storied palace with a capacity of 17,374, they were witnesses to the dawn of a career that forever changed the landscape of basketball. The most recent Jordan debut ticket sold in our May 2020 auction for $24,900+!
This description has been modified from the print catalog to reflect that there are five tiny pin holes that barely, if at all, affect the overall aesthetics of this otherwise attractive ticket.