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Buyers & Sellers: Lakers' Kobe Bryant Finds Buyer For $6.4M L.A.-Area Mansion

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

Lakers G KOBE BRYANT 's 8,471-square-foot home in the Pelican Ridge community of south L.A. "is in escrow." The asking price for the home is $6.45M, "several price chops below" the $8.59M price tag in August '13. The four-bedroom home "includes a shark tank in a large office/library." It also featu...

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