Kobe Bryant is the most expensive player in the NBA, and with good reason. While there's no denying that his athleticism is in decline, he brings so much more to the table, making him worth every penny.
In terms of ability, he's still one of the best in the game—just not by Kobe Bryant standards. However, there are many intangibles that can't be quantified which help the Lakers win games, and championships.
These are seven ways he transcends his price tag.