Transcript for Kobe Battles Mom over Memorabilia Auction
Kobe bryant facing off against his mother. He wants to block her from auctioning off some of his belongings. Nick watt has the story from l.A. Bryant again, going to work. Reporter: First an ankle injury. Then playoff pain. Now kobe is involved in a legal brawl involving his mom. She's auctioning kobe bryant memorabilia. Items worth $500,000. Her little boy ain't happy. When you give, give, give, and they take, take, take, shays bryant, who has given his parents millions over the years, where does it stop? They are suing. They say they've paid patricia an advance already. We tried and failed to reach both sides for comments. Eminem's mum sued him. Claimed she defamed him in lyrics. And lagten meester fought two legal battles with mom over money and won. I have learned from bryant. I'm keeping all receipts. I'm selling this stuff. More realistically. If you become a real superhero when you grow up, do you mind if I sell your cape? Actually, I do mind. Reporter: And kobe bryant minds, too. A five-time championship winner. But can he beat his own mom in a court of law? For "good morning america," nick watt, abc news, los angeles.
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