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Austin American-Statesman - - SPORTSBRIEFING -

An Ohio woman who paid $5 at a yard sale for a LeBron

James pen­dant she thought was cos­tume jew­elry has found out it’s worth nearly $10,000.

Vaneisha Robin­son, a 20-year-old am­a­teur boxer in James’ home­town of Akron, says she used to wear the bas­ket­ball jersey-shaped pen­dant to high school when she didn’t know its value. Then she had it ap­praised. Gemol­o­gist Jerry Ehren

wald says the 14-karat white gold pen­dant sports more than 2 carats of di­a­monds.

The No. 23 jersey reads “King” on the front and “James” on the back.

She has listed the jew­elry on eBay. Cleve­land fans want to start the bid­ding at a wooden nickel.

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