A towel Kobe Bryant wore during his farewell speech sold at an auction for over $30,000

The winning bidder, David Kohler, is an avid Lakers collector who is known for having the largest collection of Lakers memorabilia in the world.

3/30/2020 4:37:00 AM

The towel that basketball legend Kobe Bryant draped over his shoulders during his farewell speech in 2016, along with tickets to Bryant's final game, sold at a virtual auction for more than $30,000 (around ₱1.5 million)

The winning bidder, David Kohler, is an avid Lakers collector who is known for having the largest collection of Lakers memorabilia in the world.

.Last month, the new towel owner contacted Iconic Auctions, an Arizona-based company that specializes in authentic autographs and memorabilia, to resell it. On Sunday, the towel, along with two tickets from Bryant's farewell game, sold for a total of

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, according to Jeff Woolf, president of Iconic Auctions.The items were accompanied by a Letter of Authenticity from Iconic Auctions.The winning bidder, David Kohler, is an avid Lakers collector who is known for having the largest collection of Lakers memorabilia in the world, Woolf told CNN.

"He is a devoted Lakers fan," Woolf said."His long-term plan is to create a museum in Southern California."This wasn't the only Bryant item that the winning bidder took home. Earlier this month, Woolf said that Kohler paid nearly $30,000 for a middle school yearbook that was signed by Bryant.

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