The childhood basketball hoop of Kobe Bryant has sold for a king’s ransom!
Heritage Auctions sold the hoop for $37,200, making it truly rare memorabilia. It was attached to Kobe’s childhood home in Pennsylvania, and it’s the hoop where Bryant used to perfect his iconic jump shot.
The house recently was sold for $810,000, but the seller requested a premium for the backboard and rim. Which the buyer declined to pay. As a result, it was dismounted, and the home seller was paid handsomely.
Since his tragic death a year ago last month, Kobe memorabilia’s has been in high demand. With prices for signed basketballs, jerseys, and, frankly everything about Kobe has been skyrocketing. A signed piece of hardwood from Kobe’s Staples Center. Where he played his last NBA game, was auctioned off for more than $600,000.