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Jersey Worn By The Late Kobe Bryant Could Be Auctioned For Up To $7M

How much would you be willing to spend to get your hands on a literal piece of Kobe Bryant’s history?    

Shanique Yates

Jan 12, 2023

Kiesha Nix Becomes The First Black Woman VP In Lakers' Organization History

An unprecedented leap of faith would lead Kiesha Nix to achieve history with the Lakers, serving as the first Black woman to become a vice president within the Los Angeles Lakers organization, Sports Illustrated reports. During Nix’s career spanning nearly 30 years, her heart of philanthropy has remained at the forefront of her professional objectives. Before landing the historic position, she initially worked as a project manager at Merrill Lynch, but a company merge would lead Nix to manage contracts under Bank of America. Thriving in her role as a managing investor, Nix landed high net worth clients and CEOS, Sports Illustrated reports. Working outside of her job description, Nix dedicated countless hours and nearly two decades to curate events and raise fundings for the bank’s charitable foundations. “It was not part of my normal day-to-day job responsibilities, but I did that work for 18 years,” Kiesha Nix says in a press statement, according to Sports Illustrated. “I saw it as...

Samantha Dorisca

Dec 2, 2021

Lakers' Anthony Davis and First Entertainment Credit Union Join Forces for Financial Literacy

Although he’s a newcomer to Los Angeles, Anthony Davis is already uplifting the surrounding community. According to Variety , the Lakers basketball star partnered with First Entertainment, the official credit union of the team. The partnership introduces the new Lakers Debit Card for which fans can sign up now . The aim is for fans’ passion for the team to connect to their need to manage finances. “From the moment I joined the Lakers, I’ve looked for ways to build stronger connections to the city and to our dedicated fans,” said Davis. “The First Entertainment partnership has been a great way for me to be able to share the passion that has brought so many of us together, no matter where we are or where we’re from.” In addition to the Lakers-themed debit card, Davis and First Entertainment also designed a first-look, Limited-Edition Lakers Kit. Fans who sign up for the card automatically enter for a chance to win the bundle. “We explained our...

Niki McGloster

Sep 15, 2020