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Michael Jordan shoes up for auction

Updated: November 13, 2013, 2:07 PM ET
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A former Utah Jazz ball boy is preparing to auction off the sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, when the iconic guard famously battled through flu-like symptoms while leading the Chicago Bulls to a narrow victory.

Preston Truman revealed during a recent interview with The Salt Lake Tribune that Jordan gave him the shoes after the contest, known as "The Flu Game."

Multiple auction houses have verified the authenticity of the sneakers, which ...

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