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Kobe Bryant's parents apologize for selling memorabilia to buy Vegas house

Joyce Lupiani

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Kobe Bryant's parents apologize for selling memorabilia to buy Vegas house

CREATED Jun. 11, 2013

(KTNV) -- Kobe Bryant's parents have apologized to him for selling his memorabilia so that they could buy a house in Las Vegas.

According to USA Today, the Los Angeles Laker has reached an agreement with the New Jersey auction house that his parents had sold the items to.

Bryant's parents released a statement on Monday that read in part: "We apologize for any misunderstanding and unintended pain we may have caused our son and appreciate the financial support that he has provided us over the years."

Items included jerseys, rings and trophies from Bryant's high school and NBA careers.

Under terms of the settlement, the auction house will retain a small portion of the memorabilia to sell.

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