Kobe Bryant a legend who first took steps on the professional basketball court on Nov 3rd 1996 representing the LA Lakers and marked the start of a historic twenty long year career in the game. Over the years he achieved massive fame and glory due to his profound skill and talent and finally retired at the age of 34 in 2016 becoming the youngest person to score thirty thousand points in the league, Alas all good things come to an end on the morning of Sunday 26th of January he and his 13 year old daughter succumbed to a fatal helicopter crash and the black mamba was taken too soon from this world.
After his death a surge came into the prices of items even remotely related to him and collectors started to make huge profits by selling them, it was documented that more than more than sixty thousand items appeared on ebay for sale in the time ensuing his death and are still increasing as we speak. Many believe his autographed items or worn objects are now worth even more than they previously were because there won’t be others like them as the legend is no more. An item like a signed basketball by kobe and many others player from a game in 2000 has appeared on sale for a Whooping 2.8 million dollars and the owner claims it might increase numerous times in the coming years. Items such as his basketball cards, have become more profitable as well especially the signed ones which are going for a lot now a days as there won’t be any others like them.