NBA: A Kobe Bryant jersey, auctioned for almost six million dollars | nba 2022


The garment, which the NBA star wore for 25 games, has been acquired by an anonymous buyer

Kobe Bryant’s jersey up for auction.ED JONESAFP
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a t-shirt Los Angeles Lakers with the number 24 of Kobe Bryantwhich the player wore in 25 games, was sold this Thursday for $5,849,700 in an online auction house Sothebys.

This sports garment was valued between 5 and 7 million dollars by Sothebys, which makes it the most expensive garment ever sold by the iconic player.

Kobe Bryant’s yellow and purple No. 24 jersey, which was sold by an anonymous owner, was worn by the player in 25 games the year he was named player of the 2007-08 season, according to Sotheby’s.

“This jersey has infiltrated our global popular culture in a way that perhaps no other sporting item has done before, and has become a icon and synonym of the image of Kobe Bryant“, highlights the auction house in a statement.

In addition, the buyer, also anonymous, will take a photographic batch of Greg Cohenthe photographer who captured with his camera various murals in which artists have immortalized the player wearing this shirt.

Bryant had two official Lakers jerseys, one with the number 8 and one with the number 24.

Kobe Bryant was a legend of the NBA and the Lakers, where he played for 20 years and I won five champion rings. He died in a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020, along with his daughter Gianna and seven other people.

At auction on September 16, 2022, a jersey that Michael Jordan us in the NBA final with the Chicago Bulls in 1998, it sold for $10.1 million, more than the price of a T-shirt. Maradona sold in early 2022 for $9.28 million.

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