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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?

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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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