Kobe Bryant's new nickname may be his best and most fitting---Vino. Like a great wine Kobe continues to get better with age. Grab a rare piece of memorabilia signed by one of the greatest basketball players to ever lace up his kicks. Kobe has made this ball even more special by adding his newly acquired nickname "Vino" next to his signature. A global icon, Bryant is simply one of the most accomplished basketball players in the history of the game. The list of accolades includes five NBA titles, a record four All-Star Game MVP honors and two NBA Finals MVP awards. And at the conclusion of the 2010-11 campaign, at just 32 years young, Bryant was already the sixth-leading scorer in league history, with 27,868 points.
Kobe has autographed this replica Spalding basketball exclusively for Panini Authentic. Kobe has made the ball even more unique by personally inscribing "Vino" next to his signature.
This autographed Kobe Bryant basketball includes a Panini Authentic certificate of authenticity with a unique hologram number that corresponds to the hologram on the actual collectible. These holograms protect the integrity of the product and serve to guarantee the authenticity of the signature it bears.