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Vanessa Bryant

Shops for NY Apartment

Bye, Bye, L.A.?

2/20/2012 7:30 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Vanessa Bryant and her kids were in New York City over the weekend, looking for a big ol' apartment ... TMZ has learned.

Real estate sources tell us ... Vanessa won't say if she's packing up and moving from California -- but she definitely wants to buy a place in NYC.

It's not exactly a sign that she's reconciling with Kobe Bryant, even though the two were kissing after the Lakers game on Valentine's Day.

Vanessa now owns 3 estates in Newport Beach, after Kobe transferred title to her as part of their divorce -- which has not yet become final.  And, as we first reported, Vanessa will score a total of $75 mil in the settlement.

As for whether Vanessa would move away from California ... we're told she thinks Lakers fans and Lakers wives don't like her -- at least that's the way she perceives it.

No doubt ... if Vanessa did move, it would royally screw Kobe up.  He still loves her, wants her back, and doesn't want his kids to live across the country.

Our real estate sources say Vanessa made it clear -- Kobe knows she's shopping in the Big Apple.

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76.

crymeariver    

She may be in for a surprise because he may be able to raise heck and prevent that

939 days ago
77.

gigi    

Y WOULD LAKERS FANS NOT LIKE HER??? SORRY BUT IM A FAN OF THE GAME AND THEM TEAM NOT THEIR GIRLFRIENDS, WIVES, OR HOOKERS. JUST SAYIN

939 days ago
78.

marleybarley    

What I find so strange about this is how can we so sure that Vanessa actually owns those three estates? They aren't divorced yet, which is when issues like this are sealed -- (see: http://www.weinbergerlawgroup.com/Divorce-and-Separation/Division-of-Assets-and-Debts.html) I think he GAVE them to her as a gift, not as part of a divorce settlement.

939 days ago
79.

Sade    

Kobe is one big FOOL! Why does he insist on being with this women? First off, he met her on a video shoot, "dime a dozen." She isn't all that attractive and he obviously cant stop cheating even knowing that it cost him over 75 milli! He can do so much better! leave her alone, they say its cheaper to keep her, but in your situation, move on and drop her like a bad habit!

937 days ago
80.

clarissa    

It was the other basketball wives that ran thier mouths like little drama *itches they are! Kobe is the one who cheated on a woman who has stuck by him for years. That's right vanessa, any woman would move and leave them all to themselves. Pretty soon the basketball wives will attack each other. Everytime Kobe looks at his girl friend he will know why he lost his family. Society has a way to make a victim feel at fault. that's a shame!

933 days ago
81.

Jesse    

A lot have played into the Kobe Bryant Divorce. But, was she in the gym, she wasnt in the playoffs, she didnt win rings, but he is the dumbass for marrying with no prenupe, and gettin married in CALIFORNIA, I WOULDVE SAID IF U LOVE ME THEN U WILL SIGN THIS PRENUPE SO I KNW ITS REAL LOL HAHAHA

913 days ago
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