Several websites are claiming that DiBello, 27, has been on close terms with the millionaire athlete for the last couple of years, according to Radar Online.
Some note that she has been spotted courtside at Lakers games.
Linked: Carla DiBello - here with best friend Kim Kardashian - has grown close to Kobe Bryant according to reports
Carla is one of 31-year-old Kardashian's closest friends, and is also a producer on Keeping Up With The Kardashians and Kourtney & Kim Take New York.
She travels around the world with the reality behemoth, and most recently was by her side during Kim's trip to Dubai.
Carla was director of strategic relations for SBE Group which owns a number of exclusive hotels and clubs in Hollywood.
She was also Steve Wynn’s assistant at his luxury hotel casino of the same name in Las Vegas.
Happily married: Kobe and his wife Vanessa pose contently at the ESPY awards in LA back in 2009
Still a small fortune, but with a divorce settlement looming, every dollar will count as Kobe prepares to negotiate spousal and child support.
Vanessa filed for divorce from her NBA superstar husband citing 'irreconcilable differences.'
TMZ further claims that she has caught Kobe with 'multiple women' over the years - but the latest affair was the one that broke the camel's back.
Sources did not tell the website how she found out about his alleged fling with DiBello - but apparently it was through text messages.
Vanessa, 29 , who stuck by Kobe, 33, after he was charged with sexually assaulting a Colorado woman in 2003, has been married to the LA Lakers player for ten years.
Family man: Everything seemed fine for Kobe and his wife, here with daughters Natalia and Gianna, as recently as June last year
It is said that Kobe has already moved out of the mansion in Orange County that the couple once shared.
According to TMZ, Kobe purchased the abode ten years ago, but Vanessa will get the home as part of the couple's divorce settlement.
Millionaire athlete: But it's being reported that Kobe is worth around $150 million, not upwards of $400 million
According to the legal documents obtained by TMZ, Vanessa is asking for joint custody of their two daughters - eight-year-old Natalia and five-year-old Gianna.
But Vanessa is asking that Kobe get visitation rights, which means she wants the kids in her care most of the time.
Vanessa is being represented by Laura Wasser and attorney Samantha Klein, whose clients include Britney Spears, Angelina Jolie, Maria Shriver and Kim Kardashian.