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Kobe Bryant game-worn jersey from rookie season sold for record amount at auction
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‘Most in-demand’ Michael Jordan jersey card of all-time up for auction
Ken Goldin of Goldin Auctions shares his largest auction ever with baseball and basketball memorabilia on the block.
Kobe Bryant set another record over the weekend, posthumously.
A jersey worn by the Los Angeles Lakers legend during his rookie season became the most expensive basketball jersey – and Bryant item – ever sold.
The item, sold on Sunday through Goldin Auctions, was bought for $3,690,000.
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"Kobe Bryant's legacy will live forever in fans' hearts and in the Hall of Fame and it was truly an incredible honor to handle the sale of his earliest known rookie jersey," said Ken Goldin, the founder of Goldin Auctions. "The fact that new auction records were set by items from Kobe and his mentor and dear friend, Michael Jordan, speaks to how intertwined and important these two legends are."
Billionaire Bob Duggan was the person who won the bidding war. There were 50 bids for the Bryant jersey. The CEO of Summit Therapeutics came away with the item.