Kobe Bryant just retired, playing his final game April 13th at the Staples Center in LA. According to ESPN, that day, $1.2 million worth of Kobe merchandise was sold.
Kobe stole the world record for the highest merchandise sales sold in an arena in a SINGLE day from….Led Zeppelin, believe it or not.
Zeppelin sold $1 million worth of merchandise at their 02 Arena reunion show on December 10th, 2007. Rightfully so, the band’s first full-length concert with remaining members in three decades…damn you Kobe!