Heritage Auctions held the bidding for the hoop, which was attached to the garage of Bryant's childhood home in the suburbs of Philadelphia. The previous owner of the house did not include the hoop in the sale after the buyer disagreed with how much of a premium it should add to the sale price. Memorabilia for the Lakers legend has seen a spike in price since his tragic death in a helicopter crash last January. One year after Breonna Taylor's death, calls continue for change in policing, systemic racism and a host of other issues around the country. Gerald Neal, D-Louisville, viewed the bill as a "backhand slap" to the constituents of his district who have protested for racial justice.
Kobe Bryant's Childhood Basketball Hoop Sells for $37K at Auction
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Scott Disick has resolved his grievances with All Points North Lodge rehab centre, where he sought treatment last year. The "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star left the facility less than a week into his stay after a photo of him taking part in a Zoom group was leaked to the media. In a statement shared with E! News , Disick revealed that he has now reached a settlement with the centre.