Stephen Dunn

Kobe Bryant Out Remainder of Preseason

Kobe Bryant sat out of practice this afternoon, and has been listed as day-to-day with a strained right foot.

  • Live
5 Total Updates since October 23, 2012
  • Important 2
  • Updates 4
  • Articles 1
  • All Updates 5

Kobe Bryant Update: Could miss season opener

Tonight is the Lakers final preseason game, which Kobe Bryant has already been ruled out of with a severe strain in his foot. Collectively, as Lakers fans, that’s no big deal. It’s the preseason, let the man rest. The games that begin to matter start in less than a week, and surely Kobe will be ready by then. No way he’d miss opening night against a Dallas team that swept the Lakers two years ago. Not so fast, according to ESPN Los Angeles...

"I don't know if he'll be ready," Brown said after the Lakers 97-91 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday. "So yeah, I guess there is question. I'm just going to wait for Gary Vitti to tell me he can play because there's nothing I can do about it until they release him anyway."

I’m not panicking… I’m not panicking… I’m no-

The Lakers have been extremely veiled in their injury assessments this preseason, so there’s that to consider. Doomsday scenarios aside, we’ll just have to wait and hear what the status is. Thankfully there’s still a good stretch of time until opening night, and if the discomfort dies down, this should be a non issue. I mean, come on, Kobe Bryant would play if he had two peg legs. Updates as they come.

Continue

Kobe Bryant to miss Wednesday exhibition game?

What would a fantastic preseason from the Lakers be without another game without a starter? According to Mike Trudell, Laker fans should brace themselves for Jodie Meeks to start in place for Kobe Bryant.

Trudell1_medium

At the very least, it gives Jodie Meeks another chance to gather playing time with the starters, which will help his role as the spot-up specialist to continue to develop. As we've been saying here, the bench is having a hard time scoring as a unit. Placing him with four other starters should help him find his way.

Hey, at least Jordan Hill should make his return. Glass half full people!

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Silver Screen and Roll

You must be a member of Silver Screen and Roll to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Silver Screen and Roll. You should read them.

Join Silver Screen and Roll

You must be a member of Silver Screen and Roll to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Silver Screen and Roll. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9347_tracker