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    LeBron James NBA Top Shot (Series 1) Legendary From The Top #30/59 - Kobe Bryant Tribute Dunk! This is the most iconic Top Shot moment on the platform and it features the game's biggest star paying homage to a fellow Laker legend, LeBron James' tribute dunk to Kobe Bryant. It comes from a game that King James played at the Staples Center on the eve of the burial of Kobe and his daughter, from a time when the memorials and landmarks were still being erected worldwide in honor of the Bryants. LeBron seems to have been possessed with the spirit of Kobe as he performs a play that Bryant famously did nineteen years earlier. On the very same court. On that very same end of the court, even. It is a breathtaking feat of athleticism combined with the significance of LeBron and Kobe's undeniable connection.

    When viewed side-by side, it's hard to believe James when he says that it was unintentional. It looks as if LBJ had practiced for this very moment hundreds of times. Watch as LeBron glides to the hoop on a breakaway dunk in a nearly exact simulation of Kobe's famed play, an elegant graceful arc carved up and twisting into a perfect two-handed reverse windmill dunk. It's a play that signaled to Laker fans that the franchise was in good hands, which it turns out it was, as Bron delivered an NBA Championship to LA fans later that same year.

    The moment is part of the coveted Series 1, NBA Top Shot's initial release and the beginning of a phenomenon that has captured the attention of the collecting community worldwide. The From The Top release is one of the most desirable issues from the NBA's NFT juggernaut and this LeBron moment is the pinnacle of them all. This example carries a nice serial of #30 from the exclusive offering with only 59 minted. Just two months ago we sold serial #3 of this same moment for a world record price of $387,600. Examples of this moment are so valued there are currently only two available for purchase in the Top Shot marketplace, both with higher serial numbers and astronomical asking prices. Collectors who own one are happy to hold them in their collection given the value, and their potential for eye-popping numbers in the future. Which makes this offering an incredible opportunity for the winning bidder who can upgrade even the most prestigious collection with one bid.

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