A Pennsylvania house that Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant grew up in was sold on Friday, with one of the hoops that the athlete would practice on still attached to the home.
According to a report published Tuesday by TMZ Sports, the 5-bedroom, 3 1/2-bathroom house was occupied by the Bryant family during Kobe’s adolescence.
The house was placed on the market in September with an asking price of $899,000, and eventually sold for $810,000.
The selling number may be symbolic, as it reflects the 81-point game that Bryant played against the Toronto Raptors in 2006, which was the second-highest scoring point total game in NBA history behind Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-point game in 1962.
The listing was represented by David Whyer and TJ Sokso of Compass.
While living in the house, the basketball player led the Lower Merion High School basketball team to a 1996 championship.
During his junior year of high school, Bryant averaged 31.1 points a game and was named the Pennsylvania Player of the Year.
The athlete earned the 1995 Senior MVP award at the Adidas ABCD camp, where he played alongside future Laker teammate Lamar Odom.
The future Black Mamba finished his high school career as Southern Pennsylvania’s all-time leading scorer with 2,883 points.
He received numerous accolades for his time at Lower Merion, including the Gatorade Men’s National Basketball Player of the Year and the Naismith High School Player of the year, and was named a McDonald’s All-American.
Bryant was selected by the Charlotte Hornets directly out of high school in the 1996 NBA Draft and quickly made a name for himself as a promising rookie.
The Black Mamba ended his professional career with five championships, 18 All-Star selections, and the MVP award for the NBA’s 2007-2008 season, among other accolades.
The star player also helped lead the U.S Olympic men’s basketball team in 2008 and 2012, both times winning gold medals.
The Dear Basketball writer was killed in a helicopter crash in late January along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.