New York - A basketball jersey once owned by former US president Barack Obama
sold on Monday for $120 000 (R1.85 million), according to the Dallas auction house that
The No 23 jersey belonged to 18-year-old Obama while he was a
senior at Punahou high school in Hawaii, where he lived at the time,
according to Heritage Auctions.
The jersey was valued at $100 000 before it was sold.
Obama is a known basketball fan and was often seen playing during his
tenure at the White House, with presidential staffers, celebrities or