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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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KartrashianKow    

I hope nobody bids or they go for a VERY low price.....that'll teach Kobes money hungry parents!

472 days ago
17.

KEV    

why is he auctioning off his moms sheet..........lol!

472 days ago
18.

LK    

LOOSEN UP & GIVE YOUR PARENTS MORE CA$H . DONATE THE MONEY MADE FM THE AUCTION 2 DIFFERENT CHARITIES & WRITE IT OFF . SMH !!

472 days ago
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Songbird501    

I don't care how deteriorated their relationship has become, Kobe's parents should NOT sell his memorabilia and Kobe should have fought tooth and nail to prevent it. It's about the principle, not the profit. "Stuff" is fleeting, but family is forever. So Pamela and Jellybean: mend your family.

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