Watch Matt Harvey blow more than $1,000 on sneakers

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By JOHN DORN

New York Mets starter Matt Harvey has taken full advantage of playing the Big Apple over his four years as a pro -- frequenting Knicks games, Rangers games, fashion shows and appearing on late night television all in recent months.

New York definitely presents plenty of options during the offseason for a young player. The Mets reported to spring training earlier this month, but before he put the punctuation mark on his offseason, Harvey tagged along with Joe La Puma of Complex to do a little bit of sneaker shopping.

Needless to say, the ace put some of that $3.7 million raise to use.

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The North Carolina alumnus of course has some Jordan brand ties, so a couple pairs of Jordan 11s were on his shopping list -- as well as a pair of Air Max 90s.

His most prized (former) possession -- a pair of powder blue "Ultimate Gift of Flight" 11s that were stolen from him in college -- weren't available in his size. Shame.

The four pairs he was able to get his hands on, though, totaled out to more than $1,100 -- or a fraction of his $4.3 million salary for 2016.

[H/T Complex]

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Texas Rangers players warm up before spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Fans watch through a fence during spring training baseball practice for the Kansas City Royals, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
New York Yankees pitcher Aroldis Chapman throws during a spring training baseball workout Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
New York Yankees pitchers meet during a spring training baseball workout Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
New York Yankees catcher Brian McCann, right, during a spring training baseball workout Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
New York Yankees catchers stretch during a spring training baseball workout Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Houston Astros pitching coach Brent Strom watches pitchers and catchers during briefing at a spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Houston Astros line up as they prepare for drills during a spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Miami Marlins second baseman Dee Gordon leans against a fence during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel stretches out during a spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
New York Mets owner Fred Wilpon, left, talks with manager Terry Collins during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
New York Mets pitcher Bartolo Colon throws a bullpen session during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Houston Astros coach Carlos Munoz walks over to get a basket of balls for batting practice Carlos Munoz during a spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
Houston Astros catcher Jason Castro, right, talks with pitcher Doug Fister during a spring training baseball workout, Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Kissimmee, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
New York Mets pitcher Jeurys Familia covers first during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Port St. Lucie, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
Kansas City Royals' Mike Moustakas fields balls during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Baltimore Orioles pitcher Andy Oliver grips a baseball as he prepares to throw a pitch during a spring training baseball workout in Sarasota, Fla., Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Baltimore Orioles catcher Matt Wieters stands on a field during a spring training baseball workout in Sarasota, Fla., Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Kansas City Royals' Cody Decker, center, runs with teammates during spring training baseball practice Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Surprise, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
Baltimore Orioles catchers go through a drill during a spring training baseball workout in Sarasota, Fla., Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke fields a ball during a spring baseball practice in Scottsdale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Chicago White Sox players stretch during a spring training baseball workout Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke catches a ball during a spring baseball practice in Scottsdale, Ariz., Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
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