Kobe Bryant Divorce — Hoping to Reconcile… For the Sake of the Kids

Kobe and Vanessa Bryant
Kobe Bryant has NOT given up on saving his marriage … and sources close to the family tell us his two daughters are playing a major role in his effort to reconcile … has learned.

We”re told Kobe is “deeply depressed” over the situation — and is very concerned about how his daughters will handle growing up in two separate households.

broke the story … Vanessa decided to pull the plug after catching the NBA star in another extra-marital affair.

Sources tell us … Bryant”s family was not aware of Kobe”s exploits — but they hope he and Vanessa can find a way to get along in the future … if only for the sake of the kids.