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Kobe Bryant

Busted by Basketball Wives

12/19/2011 5:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

Kobe & Vanessa Bryant
A secret underground society of trained spies is responsible for feeding intel to Vanessa Bryant that eventually led to her filing for divorce from hubby Kobe Bryant -- not the CIA or FBI ... but the basketball wives of the NBA.

Our sources says Kobe's teammates were blabbing to their women about the superstar's exploits ... and those women in turn gave Vanessa the heads up.  We're told talk of Kobe's exploits lately increased in frequency.

According to our sources, the players often swear their wives to secrecy before dishing on their fellow ballers ... but that secrecy is rarely kept. We're told the women all share information about other guys around the league ... in part to ensure word will get back to them if their man ever steps out.

As TMZ first reported, Vanessa filed divorce papers on Friday, after Vanessa learned of what she says is an act of infidelity that became the proverbial straw that broke the camel's back.

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61.

UPYOURS    

Just goes to show, men are worse gossips than women, LOL. BUSTED.

1008 days ago
62.

AADAnderson13    

I had a bro in law worked for the NBA on a team I wont metion and he was just a trainer and was supplied with women...it is well known they all have it handed to them to cheat on their wives. There are only a few who keep it in their pants. There is a group of women who travel with most teams for this purpose. I have heard some of these wives found out by going to a yearly function and seeing pics from the function the year before and there was their husbands with other women. These athletes all get such a big head most are worthless.

1008 days ago
63.

tab58064    

Oh give me a break!!! She knew he was cheating for a long long time, but she stuck to her original plan which was to ride with this clown until he maxed-out! He's on the last 2-3 years of his NBA career and he won't be offered anymore huge contracts so while she's still hot, she figured she'd cash-out. I'll bet she had someone on the side too. He was a damn fool to not have a prenump and he deserves to get raped by a woman who hasn't earned one nickel for herself her entire life!!

1008 days ago
64.

SnowyDae    

She's stunningly beautiful, wtf is this guy's problem?? I bet the women he was cheating with are all a step down from his wife.....

1008 days ago
65.

Thomas     

Boy Kobe you are going to take a big hit in the pocket on this one. To those who would like to make money online call (478)273-0087. Full training provided at no cost ever.

1008 days ago
66.

Christopher Hitchens    

This story doesn't quite add up. I believe NBA wives exchange information. But for that exact reason, NBA players don't tell their wives about their teammates (ahem) activities. There's a big piece of this story that is missing.

1008 days ago
67.

Bud    

Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....Kobe's a douche....

1008 days ago
68.

cadiace    

i agree with ppc he was made 2 marry her by her father kobe had just made it 2 the nba when all this went down he has never been able 2 sow his oats i cant see kobe beening all that sad about her maybe about the money but not her.

1008 days ago
69.

kokobrown    

u no THATS WHAT DUMB ASS KOBE GET. BIG STUPID. U MARRIED A NOTHING WITH NO MONEY A LATINE EXOTIC CHIC DIDNT COME FROM NOTHING SO HE GO HAVE TO PAY HER EVERYTHINH. BIG DUMMY HE SHOULDVE KNOWN WHEN HE GOT CAUGHT WITH T HE INCIDENCE FROM COLORADO THAT SHE WAS GOING TO HANG IN THERE LIKE A DUMMY AND GET ALL THE MONEY THE TRICK COULD. SO THATS WHAT HE GET. INSTEAD OF MARRYING A TRUE BLACK SISTA U GO AND MARRY SOME LATINA HEFFA THATS GOING TO TAKE ALL UR MONEY.BROTHERS THAT SHOULD BE A LESSON TO YALL DUMB ASSESS. MARRY A SISTA INSTEAD OF THESE EXOTIC HOES AND U COULD KEEP UR MONEY. WHY U THINK IT IS MORE BROTHERS WITH WHITE WOMEN AND NOT AS MANY SISTAS WITH WHITE MEN.. WHY.. CAUSE WE ARE SMART ENOUGH TO NO BETTER AND WHITE MEN OR OTHERS CAN NEVER FEEL OR UNDERSTAND THE STRUGGLE AND RACISM THAT WE ENCOUNTER EVERYDAY. THEY CAN NEVER WALK A MILE IN OUR SHOES A DAY. SO THATS WHAT YALL DUMB ASS BROTHERS GET! MARRY A SISTA THE NEXT TIME

1008 days ago
70.

amiwright    

Just goes to show men gossip more than women. Neither can keep the mouth closed.

1008 days ago
71.

Nehemiah    

These simple minded buffoons have it all, a beautiful wife, health happy children, money, a career they LOVE, yet its not enough! Greed is a horrible sin but worse is thinking your entitled to EVERYTHING you want without one concern about anyone else’s life!

1008 days ago
72.

Jo Ann    

My question is, what did this woman ever see in Koby Bryant in the first place. She is a beautiful woman. He, on the other hand is an ugly, cheating, over-sexed, cheating, RAPIST!!! Is this who she, or any woman, should want as a husband or father to her children?????

1008 days ago
73.

Cognac    

Should women beware when dating a man with resources? http://****tailsandcognac.com/?p=1544

1008 days ago
74.

DJBS    

You give women the power and this is what happens in return. Gotta keep these women in check and always remind them that they are only a woman.

1008 days ago
75.

Yaya    

yes, women talk just like guys would tell their friends if roles were reversed. Kobe is an idiot. This is karma. When Kobe was dealing with rape charges, he dropped Shaq's name and that is why Shaq is divorced now. What goes around....

1008 days ago
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