Kobe Bryant Calls His Mother A Liar, Sues Auction House
Kobe Bryant has been embroiled in an ongoing legal battle with his mom over a slew of items that once belonged to him that she's trying to sell off at an auction. Claiming that the items are rightfully his, the Lakers superstar has been trying to get her to take them off the block.
But he's had no luck so far, and so he's now filed a lawsuit against New Jersey-based Goldin Auctions, the house that's preparing to sell the goods.
TMZ reports that the lawsuit came down today, and that Bryant is claiming that his mom, Pamela, stole the items -- which include a 2000 NBA championship ring, some gear from his high school days and a few jerseys -- and that as such, she has no right to profit off them.
Goldin Auctions had previously filed suit against Kobe, saying that Pamela told them that the items were rightfully hers after Kobe gave them to her.
It's no surprise that the auction house would want to keep the sale going -- they advanced Pamela $450,000 for the paraphernalia.