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'Basketball Wives' Star

Slam Dunks Divorce

With Estranged Husband

9/9/2012 12:05 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0909_kenya-bell-charlie-bell_gettyKenya Bell is technically no longer a basketball wife as the reality star's divorce was just finalized with former NBA star Charlie Bell ... but she will be taking a lot of NBA money with her.

If you recall, Kenya and Charlie were entangled in a bitter divorce battle over money. Charlie wanted Kenya to support him, claiming he makes pennies with no more NBA contract. Kenya wanted Charlie to give up a chunk of his seven-figure savings and pay child support.

After all the back and forth ... a judgment was filed on August 27. Here's how it breaks down:

Kids: Charlie has to shell out $1,000/month in child support, but they'll share custody of their two daughters. Neither party has to cough up spousal support.

Homes: Kenya scored the marital home in Michigan, along with the home bought for her parents. Charlie gets the condo in Vegas and the home he bought his parents.

Money: Kenya was awarded $780,000 cash from Charlie's savings ... leaving him with $656,000. She also gets half of the $670,000 from another account.

Here's where Kenya wins big: she gets HALF OF EVERYTHING from the following: Charlie's NBA 401k plan, his NBA retirement plan, his NBA pension, NBA welfare plan and NBA supplement benefit plan.

Charlie gets ZILCH from Kenya's "Basketball Wives" money.

Fun Fact -- Kenya was arrested in 2011 for allegedly breaking into a home and attacking Charlie with a box cutter. She later pled guilty. He later filed for divorce.

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I'm guessing that one of the requirements to be a "basketbal wife" is to either be a psycho or a dumbass. Regardless, she sounds like a real psycho bitch. Too bad he didn't off her when she came at him with boxcutters; he would have been within his right to defend himself and he would have avoided having to pay her 1/2 his stuff without her giving him a single thing...

774 days ago


Another story on another nobody.

774 days ago


Boy did he get screwed!
I understand being crazy in bed, but it gets a bit daunting when she's crazy all the time.

774 days ago

Phishie from Philly    

The basket ball busting wives are no different then the Kardashions with a mixture of Jerry springer & jersey shore.
Phishing from Philly

774 days ago


She didnt deserve it, but damn she has a great lawyer.

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774 days ago


...."Kenya was arrested in 2011 for allegedly breaking into a home and attacking Charlie with a box cutter. She later pled guilty"....
....and for that she gets:
1) half custody of her kids (yeah real safe mom to be around)
2) child support $1000 even though he has the kids half the time and she pays nothing to him
3) a free house for herself
4) a free house for her parents (gee, son-in-law bought wife's parents a house, must be a terrible man :D)
5) $780k, almost a million dollars, for nothing, and leaving him with less, $656k, of his *own* money
6) half of *his* 401k plan
7) half of *his* retirement plan
8) half of *his* pension
9) half of *his* NBA welfare and supp/bene plan
Welcome to Feminist America.

774 days ago

Celeb Gossip Addict    

They must have been married a long time for her to get all that. No spousal support myself. What do you call all that money she's getting? Oh well. Maybe he should have done more to make his marriage last.

774 days ago


That's crap that he doesn't get half of the Basketball wives money. She wouldn't be a basketball wife without him.

774 days ago


Why doesn't he get anything from her show? That doesn't seem right. Hopefully, He will be a lot careful about who he decides to be with from now on.

774 days ago


Congratulations Kenya better you than some other broad! that's where the money is in those 401k and Ira pensions get all you can get you deserve it.

774 days ago


so she attacks him with box cutter.pleads guilty then gets rewarded for doing it.gotta love the stupid judges that enable gold digging

774 days ago


This is one reason why God hates divorce Malachi 2:16! but great settlement.

774 days ago


Take heed guys, if you got money, you better hide it if you get married. Love is love, but it don't pay the bills.

774 days ago


No wonder men don't want to marry anymore

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