Kobe Bryant’s Iconic Lakers Jersey Eyes Upto $7 Million Bid at Auction
Are you a die-hard Kobe Bryant fan? If YES, then you have an opportunity to acquire Bryant’s iconic Lakers jersey as Sotheby is bringing it to an auction.
As per reports the jersey, which five-time NBA Champion wore in the now-iconic photo in which he grabs the jersey and screams in excitement after securing a 14-point lead over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 of the Western Conference first round series.
“This particular jersey has influenced popular culture in a way that is rarely seen in the sports community. It is not just iconic but also synonymous to the image of Kobe Bryant,” Sotheby said.
The multi-national further claimed that Bryant’s iconic picture in this specific jersey captures passion and has inspired artists and designers all over the world.
“The jersey has become synonymous with Kove’s Mamba Mentality. The fact that Kobe scored a total of 645 points over 8 months in this jersey, is simply stunning,” added Sotheby.
As per Sotheby’s estimate, the Bryant’s jersey is expected to sell for the $5-$7 million price – set to attract the highest price ever.
The only jersey which is valued so high is Michael Jordan’s game-worn 1998 NBA finals ‘The Last Dance’ jersey, which is sold for $10.1 million at a Sotheby’s auction in September 2022.
Sotheby has confirmed that Bryant’s jersey will come with a collection of photos, artwork, books and more. The lot will be open for bidding February 2-9. It will also be on public display at Sotheby’s New York during the first week of February.