This Topps Kobe Bryant unsigned #138 Rookie Card has been encapsulated and graded by Beckett Authentication Services. Graded Gem Mint 9.5.
Kobe Bean Bryant (August 23, 1978 – January 26, 2020) was an American professional basketball player. A shooting guard, he spent his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakes in the National Basketball Association (NBA). Widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players and scorers of all time Bryant won five NBA Championships, was an 18-time All-Star, a 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, a 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, the 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), and a two-time NBA Finals MVP. Bryant also led the NBA in scoring twice and ranks fourth in league all-time regular season and postseason scoring. He was posthumously voted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020 and named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team in 2021.