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The Brooklyn Nets season just went from bad to worse as police video is released showing a suspect wearing a Brooklyn Nets hat involved in the Kobe Bryant memorabilia heist.
The season just got worse for the Brooklyn Nets as Lower Merion police have released surveillance footage of two suspects wanted for the theft of the Kobe Bryant memorabilia at Lower Merion High School.
Here’s the kicker: one suspect, wearing a “Brooklyn Nets” winter hat, was shown aiding his accomplice, as they raided the Lower Merion High School’s display case.
According to reports, the suspects forced their way into the school from an exterior entrance and made their way to “Bryant Gymnasium,” where the items were kept in a place commonly known as “Kobe’s Shrine.”
Once in the gymnasium, one of the suspects disabled the lock on the display case, allowing the pair to make off with several pieces of invaluable memorabilia. The items stolen include; a framed replica of Bryant’s Lower Merion jersey, several pairs of Nike sneakers signed by the former Lakers superstar and the Aces’ 1996 PIAA Class AAAA State Boys’ Basketball Championship trophy and net from the title game.
The Nets are suffering through a 9-43 season and now are associated with one of the biggest thefts of sports memorabilia in recent history. The motive and identities of the suspects are still unclear, but their choice of clothing has given the Brooklyn Nets one more reason to sigh.
H/T to Philly.com