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Kobe Bryant Auction

Who Wants My

Tacky Diamond Ring!?

6/17/2013 12:20 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

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It's the stuff that caused a war between Kobe Bryant and his parents -- a collection of the NBA star's tacky jewelry, shoes and jerseys -- and now it's officially up for auction.

A diamond-encrusted NBA Championship ring complete with the words "Bling Bling" engraved on the side ... prototypes of Kobe's shoes ... Bryant's high school jersey -- it's all up for sale.

As we previously reported, Kobe sued his mom to prevent her from selling the memorabilia ... claiming she had no ownership rights to the merchandise.

But Pamela Bryant -- along with her husband Jellybean -- fought back ... claiming Kobe had gifted the stuff to them over the years and they had every right to sell it.

Last week, the two sides hammered out a settlement agreement ... in which Kobe allowed his folks to sell off 10% of what they had originally tried to auction ... and the items are pretty interesting.

As part of the settlement, half the proceeds from 4 key items -- including Kobe's palladium 2000 All-Star ring -- will go to support one of his favorite causes: the social action campaign around the anti-bullying documentary "Bully."

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27 COMMENTS

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1.

Los Pepes    

Tacky???
Its a championship ring dumbass
TMZ
The Moron Zone

406 days ago
2.

Truth    

EXCEPT FOR NBA TITLE RING THE REST IS GARBAGE. MEHHHH... #TRUTH!!

406 days ago
3.

KnuckleDragger    

I thought the Bling Bling was a joke until I read it wasn't.
.
I woulda gave it away, too.

406 days ago
4.

Donka Do Ball    

His mom is selling his old Under-Roos ?

406 days ago
5.

Bernice Madoff    

What about his RAP kit?

406 days ago
6.

Bill Leslie    

"Bling Bling" - good Lord does that look tacky. So typical.

406 days ago
7.

lk    

I was on the mom's side until I read this article. Her husband's name is Jellybean? That's all I need to know. Go Kobe!

406 days ago
8.

Donka Do Ball    

How much for the chair he bent
Katelyn Faber's a$$ over ?

406 days ago
9.

ABB    

The tackiest of dem' all is dem' shoos! Jesus H. Christ on a pogo stick! If I was a caveman living 1,000,000 years ago I would not wear that shyt!

406 days ago
10.

gegeok    

Kobe is a joker!!!!

406 days ago
11.

laffnbear    

I don't believe the word "gift," which is a noun can be used as an adverb, such as "gifted" or "gifting."

406 days ago
12.

Donka Do Ball    

And the most expensive item on the auction block
is the very last shred of Vanessa's dignity.

406 days ago
13.

Aaron    

Kobe's 1963 impala ss convertible is going to auctioned June 20th in Newport beach
WWW.russoandsteele.com

406 days ago
14.

Gary    

Money will be donated to an anti-bully campaign....wasnt this idiot Kobe caught calling refs "***got" on camera?...I guess he can bully because he is famous, but no one else is supposed to?

406 days ago
15.

OLiarbama Argo-Urself    

News Flash! This just in! Biggest news since Weinergate. The NSA, FBI & CIA think Liberace may be gay. They're not sure yet, they're still listening to his phone calls.

406 days ago
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