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Kobe Bryant's Parents

Our Son's

A Liar!!!

5/13/2013 12:38 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Kobe Bryant
's parents have turned their backs on their son -- claiming Kobe was LYING when he accused his mother of stealing more than a million dollars worth of his basketball memorabilia ... and putting it up for auction, TMZ has learned.

Kobe's mom and dad -- Pamela and Joe -- both filed sworn declarations in the legal dispute between Kobe and Goldin Auctions, the auction house planning to sell off the valuable stuff ... insisting Kobe willingly gave his mother the items in question ... and it's her right to sell them.

According to Kobe's dad, Kobe gave his mother the memorabilia over the years, telling her, "Here mom, these are for you." Kobe's mom insists she never took anything from him without permission.

Even Kobe's grandma has filed a declaration in support of Pamela.

Kobe's sister Sharia Washington, on the other hand, filed a declaration claiming their mother has been conspiring to sell Kobe's stuff for years ... telling her the family could profit greatly from Kobe's stardom.

As we reported, Kobe has countersued, claiming his mother stole the memorabilia from his house.

He wants to stop Goldin from selling the items and to have them returned to him. A judge has blocked the auction, but only for now.

So we gotta ask ...

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106.

Choose Laughter    

Everybody going to get hurt in this mess, all for money, too bad

459 days ago
107.

vickyd0912    

If I had as much money as Kobe, my parents wouldn't have to sell off any memorabilia period.

442 days ago
108.

mdcr    

Kobe should have taken the things home with him and wifey, or put them in storage. You are 35 years old, keep up with your own stuff, Kobe. I will bet that your mom warned you many times to take your s*** with you.

436 days ago
109.

mdcr    

If he didn't give them to his mom, why weren't they in Kobe's possession? If he gave them to her, she should be able to do what she wants with them. If not he should have taken the things home with him and wifey, or placed them in a storage fgacility.

436 days ago
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