The Lakers are expecting Kobe Bryant (shoulder) to miss the rest of the season due to a torn rotator cuff, according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com.
The Lakers organization fears that Kobe Bryant (torn rotator cuff in right shoulder) will need season-ending surgery, according to Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com.
Kobe Bryant's MRI results revealed a tear of his right rotator cuff.
Kobe Bryant had an MRI on his shoulder but the Lakers won't release the results until Thursday evening.
Kobe Bryant (shoulder) is set to have an MRI on Thursday.
Kobe Bryant returned to action for the Lakers on Wednesday, hitting 6-of-14 shots and a 3-pointer for 14 points, seven rebounds, two assists and a block in 30 minutes.
Kobe Bryant (rest) will play against the Pelicans on Wednesday.
Kobe Bryant did not practice on Tuesday, and he is being listed as questionable for Wednesday's game vs. the Pelicans.
Kobe Bryant (rest) will not play against the Suns on Monday.
Kobe Bryant will travel with the Lakers for their three-game road trip, but head coach Byron Scott hasn't yet determined how much he will play.
Kobe Bryant said on Saturday that he has contemplated retiring early from basketball.
Kobe Bryant (rest) is listed as doubtful to face the Suns on Monday.
Kobe Bryant said after Thursday's loss to the Cavs that he would accept a shutdown if that's what management wanted to do.
Kobe Bryant handed out a career-high 17 assists against the Cavs during a 109-102 loss on Thursday, adding 19 points, six rebounds and three 3-pointers on 7-of-14 from the field. Additionally, he will not play against the Jazz on Friday.