words // Brandon Richard
With chances to own one of the 1,500 pairs of the 2011 Nike MAG dwindling, bidders opened up their wallets again yesterday, spending approximately $511,480 when the ninth round of eBay auctions closed. On average, buyers spent about $3,410 per pair, the most since the third round of auctions closed. The most spent on a single pair of MAGs yesterday was $5,100.
Overall, the nine days of Nike MAG auctions have generated around $5,123,540 in cash donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Pairs are being auctioned off at an average price of $3795. Taking Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin's pledge to match all donations to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for the remainder of the year into consideration and more than $10.2 million will go toward the fight against Parkinson's Disease.
Well folks, tonight is the night. The last round of 2011 Nike MAG auctions are sure to bring out the heavy spenders who don't want to miss out on owning this historic sneaker. To place a bid, head over to nikemag.ebay.com today.