LOS ANGELES – Collectible items from Kobe Bryant’s illustrious career with the Los Angeles Lakers sold for a total of $202,590 in a virtual online event on Thursday, May 21. Absentee and Internet live bidding was available through LiveAuctioneers.
The top-selling item was Bryant’s 2011 handprints in concrete from Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood (above). Bryant became the first athlete to cast prints at Grauman’s, a tribute typically reserved for Hollywood stars. The concrete slab sold for an astounding $75,000.
Other highlights included Bryant’s full Los Angeles Lakers number “8” home uniform (below), game-worn during the 1999-2000 NBA Finals and embroidered with an official NBA logo under a black armband worn in remembrance of Wilt Chamberlain that sold for $43,750.
Bryant’s Los Angeles Lakers home number “24” jersey game worn during the 2006-2007 season sold for $22,400. A Spalding NBA Official All-Surface Basketball signed by Kobe Bryant in black marker sold for $6,400. A pair of black and white Adidas basketball sneakers game-worn by Bryant during the 1999-2000 NBA finals and signed by Bryant that sold for $25,600.
View top auction results on LiveAuctioneers here: https://www.liveauctioneers.com/pages/recent-auction-sales/