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The Miami Heat has several players on their roster that are known around the league by a nickname. These players include Chris 'Birdman' Anderson, Ray 'Jesus Shuttlesworth' Allen, and Norris 'Cole Train' Cole to name a few. The Heats best player, LeBron James has gone by the nickname 'King James' for close to a decade now. The NBA and the Miami Heat introduced a new alternative nickname uniform during the 2013-14 NBA season. James has signed and inscribed 'King James' on this limited edition (50) swingman Adidas No. 6 Miami Heat 'King James' nickname jersey in silver paint pen. His signature is deemed 100% authentic by virtue of Upper Deck Authenticated's Five-Step Process. The Miami Heat has several players on their roster that are known around the league by a nickname. These players include Chris 'Birdman' Anderson, Ray 'Jesus Shuttlesworth' Allen, and Norris 'Cole Train' Cole to name a few. The Heats best player, LeBron James has gone by the nickname 'King James' for close to a decade now. The NBA and the Miami Heat introduced a new alternative nickname uniform during the 2013-14 NBA season. James has signed this Swingman Adidas No. 6 Miami Heat 'King James' nickname jersey in silver paint pen. His signature is deemed 100% authentic by virtue of Upper Deck Authenticated's Five-Step Process. rce: Miami Heat players nicknames were on the back of their shirt for a handful of games during the 2013-14 NBA Season. While LeBron James sported Kings James on his kit, his Miami Heat teammates Paul Pierce had 'Truth' on his back, with Kevin Garnett and Ray Allen featuring Big Ticket and J Shuttleworth on their jerseys respectively. Playing in the King James jersey against the Nets, LeBron James scored 36 points, seven rebounds and five assists in the double-overtime contest. Despite James' heroics, Miami Heat lost the contest 95-104. The LeBron James jersey auction will see the bidding start at $1, with the Miami Heat memorabilia expected to collect between $150,000 and $200,000. Game-worn artefacts have been flooding the auction houses of late and attracting top dollar, with Sotheby's selling Michael Jordan's 1985 sneakers for a staggering $560,000, three times more than its expected windfall.
In a press release, Brahm Wachter, Sotheby’s director of eCommerce development, said that they have an incredible week of drops lined up, with each item speaking to a different area of contemporary culture, ranging from sports to film and music. Wachter said that the rarity of the pieces is spectacular and the event kicks off with the LeBron James jersey auction. Other memorabilia during the auction include a pristine pair of ‘sample’ prototype Nike Air Yeezys, a pair of Nike MAG Back to the Future sneakers signed by Michael J. Fox and one of Michael Jordan’s game-worn Washington Wizards jerseys. With James wearing No. 23, there were only 23 of this card produced and since it was graded as a 9.5 mint gem by Beckett grading service, it was one of only two of these particular cards graded that high. One of them was in private hands, while the other was up for auction, meaning it was the single best LeBron card that somebody could have hoped to get. Goldin Auctions also sold a pair of Michael Jordan rookie-season, game-used shoes from 1984-85 for $369,000 as well as a Patch Parallel Autographed LeBron James card from 2004-05 for $246,000. You can check as many times as you'd like in the hopes it's a true Heat fan rocking an old-school Mario Chalmers jersey, but it's always a LeBron shirt. There's been an unspoken rule in Miami since 2014: Don't wear a LeBron James jersey around here because you'll make everyone uncomfortable. Yet some people are still doing it, with no regard for most Heat fans' feelings after LeBron's return to the Cleveland Cavaliers. After his hamstring injuries from this past season, you can be sure he is ready to come out and show the world that he still has something to prove, as he did during his time as a member of the Miami Heat. There was something else special about that era, that time, that No. 6 for LeBron James. Off the court, James has accumulated more wealth and fame from numerous endorsement contracts. He has been featured in books, documentaries (including winning two Sports Emmy Awards as an executive producer), and television commercials. He has hosted the ESPY Awards and Saturday Night Live, and won 19 ESPY Awards himself. He also appeared in films such as Trainwreck and Space Jam: A New Legacy. James has been a part-owner of Liverpool F.C. since 2011, with the club winning the 2018–2019 UEFA Champions League and 2019–2020 Premier League. Having become more involved in philanthropic and activist pursuits later in his career, James's charitable organization, the LeBron James Family Foundation, helped open an elementary school, housing complex, and community center/retail plaza in his hometown of Akron. (Source: en.wikipedia.org)