The Kobe Bryant rookie card sold for a record $2 million.A Kobe Bryant collectible card was sold privately for $2 million, PWCC Marketplace announced.
Kobe Bryant was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA
Kobe Bryant was a 18-time All-Star, a 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, a 12-time member of the All Defensive team and won the MVP award in 2008.
At the age of 41, Bryant died in a helicopter crash together with his daughter Gianna and 7 other victims in Calabasas, California, in 2020.
Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on January 26, 2020, at the age of 41. His net worth at the time of his death was estimated at $600 million.
Kobe Bryant's Kobe card was now the most valuable card ever when it comes to cards of Los Angeles Lakers' stars sold for $2 Million
The sale of this card is particularly notable given the rarity of the fact that it's both a 1997-98 Metal Universe Precious Metal Gems Emerald and a non Rookie card.
Bryant card is among many basketball cards to break the $2 million threshold, joining multiple LeBron James rookie Card a Luka Don i Logoman auto and a Michael Jordan All-Star Game.
However, the Bryant card remains in excellent condition, which is very rare for this type of delicate card, due to the PWCC. PWCC bestowed a 8.5-grade rating on the Bryant card