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VIEW FROM THE SIDELINES: Sports collecting can be fun

— To paraphrase Andy Rooney, did you ever wonder why someone would collect basketball shoes?


Basketball leather shoe

Or anything else sports related?

The shoes that got me thinking were Air Jordan 22, basketball leather/game shoes.

Why would someone collect such a shoe, covered with the bumpy leather found on the outside of a basketball?

And then to say the shoe was modeled on the F-22 Raptor Strike Fighter...

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