Kobe Bryant achieved greatness in the form of 5 NBA championships, 2 Finals MVP, 1 MVP, along with 18 All-Star appearances.
Kobe's legacy continues as the demand for his memorabilia keeps on increasing as well.
These are some of the most expensive Kobe memorabilia ever sold...
This was sold in March 2021 for $40.6k at Goldin Auctions. This sold ticket has been signed and certified by the PSA, and only 25 tickets that are signed with PSA DNA grade knowingly exist. So, finding a ticket for such a notable and historic game is a difficult feat. and which die-hard fan wouldn't want a memoir from Kobe's last game?
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Sold in July 2020 for $50.1k at Goldin Auctions, this away jersey is believed to be the only one in existence. Before this auction, there was never any authenticated game-worn school jersey for Kobe. This uniform captures his formative years in high school, where he completely changed the Lower Merion high school's team from terrible to great with his talent and leadership.
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Kobe won two gold medals for USA at the Olympics. This ring was awarded after their 2012 gold medal championship. Only one ring was produced for each member of the team, thus this was one of a kind. So, it was sold in June 2020 for $70k at Goldin Auctions.
Also sold in June 2020 for $70k at Goldin Auctions, these shoes were signed and worn by Kobe in the game when he clinched his second career NBA championship. These actually capture Kobe's brief tenure working with Adidas.
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The 2000 NBA championship ring that Kobe gifted to his mother Pam, sold for $201k at Goldin Auctions. This ring represents his first title just three years out of high school. A similar 2000 championship ring that he gifted to his father, Joe, sold for $173k as well in July 2021.
This car was a 2006 Christmas gift by his wife, Vanessa Bryant. It was customized to fit taste by mixing royal Blue and purple. Imagine a car being studded with Swaroski crystals! This was sold in January 2021 at Goldin Auctions for $216k.
Sold in October 2020 for $631k at Heritage Auctions, this might sound bizarre but it was a piece of the hardwood floor from Kobe's final game at the Staples Center vs the Utah Jazz. This floor that captures the last of his iconic career is even signed by the legend.
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Recently sold in May 2021 for $3.6M at Goldin Auctions, setting an all-time high for a game-used basketball jersey. The previous record was set by Michael Jordan's UNC jersey sold at Heritage Auctions for $1.4M the very same month. This was Kobe's jersey during his rookie season.