Kobe #5 in SI’s list of Top Earning Athletes

Kobe was #5 on this illustrious list of  America’s wealthiest athletes…

SI.com: How’s that for a change of tune? He once criticized his teammates; last month Bryant bought each of them $9,000 Swiss watches as a thank you for helping him win his first MVP award.

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  • Airric23

    1st. Kobe will only go up in the rankings as our mighty Lakers take over the NBA for the next few years.

  • http://www.jamieinsider.com Jamie Spears Insider

    I thought those watches worthed $10,000 USD each…

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