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Lot # 1276: 2003 Kobe Bryant & Shaquille O'Neal Signed Los Angeles Lakers Media Guide

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Item was in Auction "Spring Classic 2022",
which ran from 5/20/2022 7:00 PM to
6/11/2022 10:00 PM

Kobe Bryant and Shaquille O'Neal teamed up to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a rare Three-Peat when the team won the NBA Crown three seasons in a row, from 1999-00 through 2001-02. Presented is another great Kobe/Shaq combination, each Hall of Famer's signature on the same cover of the Los Angeles lakers 2003-04 Media Guide. Hall of Fame shooting guard Bryant began playing with the Lakers in 1996-97, and he played for the team his entire career, retiring after the 2015-16 campaign. He passed away in January 2020 in a tragic helicopter crash. he helped the Lakers to five NBA championships, and averaged 22.9 PPG for his career, and among his many honors: 18-time All-Star, 2-time scoring champion, 2-time Finals MVP, 12-time NBA All Defense Team, and selected for the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. Shaq, a Hall of Fame center, played eight seasons with the Lakers. He averaged 26.4 PPG, was a 2-time scoring champion, a 3-time Finals MVP, the 1999-00 MVP, and was named to the NBA 75th Anniversary Team. The media guide is a nice item in itself. It has 242 pages of player and staff biographies, extensive stats, and black & white photos. From the Jan Van Breda Kolff Collection. The signed media guide was obtained by Jan van Breda Kolff (a former NBA player, and the son of Butch van Brada Kolff, a former head coach of the Lakers). The item is from the Jan van Breda Kolff Collection. The signatures, written in black ink, show minor bleeding because of the texture of the cover. Overall, the media guide provides a great backdrop for the signatures of these Laker superstars.

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