LeBron James trading card sold for $1.8 million at auction

The card capabilities James, now at the Los Angeles Lakers, throughout his 2003-04 rookie period at hometown group the Cleveland Cavaliers and is now the most high priced basketball card ever bought.

In accordance to the NBA, the signed card was one of only 23 produced and been given a “9.5 mint gem” problem grading. It also options a piece of James’ Cavaliers jersey.

Bidding begun at $150,000 and captivated 34 bids in the course of the 26-day auction, the NBA reported. It surpassed the preceding report of $923,000 for the most pricey contemporary-period investing card — those people manufactured in 1980 or afterwards — established by a card that includes baseball star Mike Trout in May perhaps.

The Lakers at the moment sit top rated of the NBA’s western conference ahead of the season restart on July 30 at Disney Globe in Orlando, Florida.

James, a four-time NBA MVP and 16-time NBA All-star, is bidding to win his fourth NBA title.

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