Kobe Bryant superhero cape big seller at LAX airport

Sports memorabilia is a big seller at many airports and, as you might imagine, anything relating to the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team is very popular at Los Angeles International Airport.

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And, even though knee injuries and a torn Achilles tendon seem to have taken Kobe Bryant out of the game – for now and possibly forever – I learned last week that in many LAX gift shops these #24 super hero capes are among the bestselling items.

“For children AND adults,” the salesperson eager to model the cape in this photo told me.

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LAX KOBE HeRO CAPE