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Kobe Bryant SUES

My Mom STOLE

My Memorabilia

5/7/2013 9:33 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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Kobe Bryant has fired off a lawsuit of his own over more than a million bucks worth of memorabilia ... claiming his own mother stole some of the stuff right from his home.

TMZ previously reported ... Kobe's mom, Pamela Bryant, has given an auction house 100 items from Kobe's basketball career from grade school on -- including jerseys, championship rings and trophies and lots of other stuff.

Pamela told the auction house the stuff was hers and got a $450,000 advance.  Kobe told the auction house the stuff was his, so the auction house sued Kobe and asked a judge to rule they had the right to sell the memorabilia.

Now Kobe has countersued the auction house, claiming Pamela stole some of the items from his home and refuses to return many other items that Kobe left at her house when he grew up and left.

TMZ broke the story ... Kobe has given Pamela millions of dollars as well as homes and cars, but the two began feuding after he offered to buy her a house in Vegas but she wanted a more expensive one and he refused.

Kobe is asking a judge to shut down the auction and order the return of the items to him.

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31.

mary    

he has given his mother and other relatives so much money. it is never going to be enough. they should be ashamed to use him like they have. he should get back his things.they are of no value to her or she wouldnt be selling them. he should cut them all off, dont give them another dime.

352 days ago
32.

Glory Bee    

He's a rapist. She's greedy. Go away.

352 days ago
33.

SloshyMoonButtsAreEWW    

I don't believe Kobe's claim that she stole it from his house. He just wants the childhood memoribilia. WE all get upset when our moms decide to throw our sh it out. Things we once did not want or didn't mind them keeping at their place, all of a sudden become things we cannot live without. This is trifling. Mom's sell kids old shi t all the time. Grow the F up, Kobe. It's not like you can take that crap with you when you're gone. And your mom is more important than a stupid trophy. It wasn't the trophy that pushed your narrow-head out her vagina. Some celebs are so ungrateful.

352 days ago
34.

Fallopia Lopez    

Classy.

352 days ago
35.

Addie    

Well, I'm glad she's not my ungrateful mom!

352 days ago
36.

Jay W.     

Greedy Mom rears her ugly head... bout sums it up.

352 days ago
37.

dd    

Damn Shame!

352 days ago
38.

Queen.of.the.Obvious    

"Kobe has given Pamela millions of dollars as well as homes and cars, but the two began feuding after he offered to buy her a house in Vegas but she wanted a more expensive one and he refused." - There you have it. Seems simple enough to understand, to me. She's greedy, ungrateful and entitled. And it would seem that she decided to auction off his stuff to embarrass him in the media and make the public believe that he doesn't do anything to help his "struggling" mother who "has" to sell his stuff in order to "buy herself" a mansion... What a sad excuse for a mother...

352 days ago
39.

goaway    

What is up with the auction house? I mean clearly all the items they got has Kobe's name on it. With that kind of money you would think they would have to do there due diligence and make sure the Mother had the rights to sell it to them. We are talking championship rings. Makes no sense.

352 days ago
40.

Beth    

Now we know why you act like you do Kobe. Kick that Mom and her sharpie pen to the curb.

352 days ago
41.

Areader    

Sounds like Mama went for a money grab!

352 days ago
42.

KipInTuch    

Kobe, listen... She's your MOM! She gave you life.It's better to have your fortunes lost to a family member rather than to an outsider. You golddigger wife is smart enough to hang on to you for more $$$$ down the road. But when your basketball career is over, she'll serve you with a divorce paper!!!

352 days ago
43.

Pink    

Kobe you are a real piece of s hit.

352 days ago
44.

gegeok    

Kobe I hope and pray your NBA career is ova!!! U bum!!!

352 days ago
45.

Enlightened    

TMZ said:." Kobe has given Pamela millions of dollars as well as homes and cars, but the two began feuding after he offered to buy her a house in Vegas but she wanted a more expensive one and he refused".
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When did TMZ receive a copy of Kobe's personal bank statements? Please POST THEM so we ALL can see how much he has given his mom, since YOU claim to have the 411.


TMZ doesn't know a damned thing about how much he has given his mother, NOR do you know anything about what she may or may NOT have refused. Stop PRETENDING to be a "news" site and call yourselves what you are -- the PAID mouthpiece of celebs like Bryant, the Kartrashians, and every pseudo gay "celeb", all of whom PAY you to craft their PR images and print what THEY want THE want the public to believe. So sick of TMZ's lies and manipulation of people's lives.

352 days ago
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