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NBA: Bryant to miss remainder of season for Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant will miss the remainder of the NBA season because of a knee injury, the team announced Wednesday. The 35-year-old, who inspired the Lakers to five NBA titles from 2000 to 2010 and led the United States to capture Olympic gold in 2008 and 2012, has been recovering from a left knee fracture suffered in December.

Lakers' Bryant out for rest of 'frustrating' season

(Reuters) - Hobbled five-time NBA champion Kobe Bryant has been shut down for the season, the Los Angeles Lakers said on Wednesday in a crowning blow to an abysmal year for the storied franchise. Bryant, 35, has not played since December 17 when he fractured his knee during a game against Memphis after having missed the first 19 games of the 2013-14 NBA season recovering from a torn Achilles from last April.

NBA: Bryant to miss remainder of season for Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant will miss the remainder of the NBA season because of a nagging left knee injury, the team announced Wednesday. The 35-year-old, who inspired the Lakers to five NBA titles from 2000 to 2010 and the United States capture Olympic gold in 2008 and 2012, has been recovering from a left knee fracture. "Obviously this has been a frustrating and disappointing season, but I appreciate all the support I've received from the Lakers and the fans and look forward to being back and ready for the start of training camp," Bryant said.

NBA: Bryant expected to miss three more weeks

Kobe Bryant will miss the NBA all-star game after the Los Angeles Lakers said Tuesday the superstar guard still suffers from pain and swelling in his knee. Lakers spokesman John Black said Bryant would be examined by team doctors in another three weeks. "Lakers guard Kobe Bryant ... still has pain and swelling in his left knee," said Black. "Bryant will continue with a program of non-weight bearing exercise, consisting mostly of working out on a stationary bike."

NBA: Bryant expected to miss three more weeks

Kobe Bryant will miss the NBA all-star game after the Los Angeles Lakers said Tuesday the superstar guard still suffers from pain and swelling in his knee. Lakers spokesman John Black said Bryant would be examined by team doctors in another three weeks. "Lakers guard Kobe Bryant ... still has pain and swelling in his left knee," said Black. "Bryant will continue with a program of non-weight bearing exercise, consisting mostly of working out on a stationary bike."

Lakers' Bryant out 6 weeks with new injury

U.S. Sports Desk, Dec 20 (EFE).- Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, who had recently recovered from a torn Achilles tendon, will be out at least six weeks after sustaining a knee injury in a game this week, the team said. The 35-year-old guard suffered a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee during the Lakers' Tuesday night 96-92 win over the Memphis Grizzlies. Bryant continued to play after the injury and scored 21 points, but an MRI on Thursday confirmed the fracture. No surgery will be required.

Bryant back on sidelines for another six weeks

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Just 11 days after Kobe Bryant made his long-awaited return for the Los Angeles Lakers, the shooting guard is expected to be out for "approximately six weeks" because of a knee injury, the team announced on Thursday. The 35-year-old, who spent almost eight months on the sidelines with a torn left Achilles' tendon before making his comeback on December 8, hyper-extended his left knee during Tuesday's 96-92 win against the Grizzlies in Memphis.

NBA: Bryant has broken bone in knee - Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has a broken bone in his left knee and is expected to miss six weeks, the NBA team said Thursday. "You hate it for Kobe," Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said in remarks posted on the team's Twitter feed. "He's worked so hard to get back." Bryant missed the first 19 games of the season as he continued to recover from surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon suffered in April. He had played just six games and averaged 13.8 points.

NBA: Bryant has broken bone in knee - Lakers

Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant has a broken bone in his left knee and is expected to miss six weeks, the NBA team said Thursday. "You hate it for Kobe," Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni said in remarks posted on the team's Twitter feed. "He's worked so hard to get back." Bryant missed the first 19 games of the season as he continued to recover from surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon suffered in April. He had played just six games and averaged 13.8 points.

NBA: Lakers win first game since Bryant's return

Kobe Bryant nailed a pair of free throws with 37 seconds left as the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Charlotte Bobcats 88-85 Saturday for their first win since Bryant's return. In his fourth game after sitting out eight months following surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, Bryant also netted 21 points. The Lakers closed the game on a 9-0 run. The Lakers trailed 85-79 with 2:50 left after Kemba Walker nailed a jumper. Nick Young then hit a triple and Bryant drove in for a layup with 1:22 to go to cut the Bobcats' lead to one.
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