Coach Byron Scott said that he may try to trim a couple minutes off Kobe Bryant's current minutes allotment, as Kobe has been struggling with fatigue during the second half of games.
Coach Byron Scott said he plans to rest Kobe Bryant in practice instead of cutting his minutes in minutes in games.
Kobe Bryant (rest) did not practice on Saturday.
Kobe Bryant made 10-of-28 from the field and 8-of-10 from the line for 29 points during a 98-92 win over the Rockets on Wednesday, adding five rebounds, seven assists, one steal and one 3-pointer in 40 minutes.
Kobe Bryant was in the groove vs. Atlanta on Tuesday, sinking 10-of-18 shots with three 3-pointers to finish with a team-high 28 points.
Kobe Bryant defended his volume shooting after the Lakers blowout loss to the Warriors on Sunday.
Kobe Bryant (illness) poured in a game-high 44 points on 15-of-34 FGs and 11-of-16 FTs in a futile effort vs. the Warriors on Sunday, adding five rebounds and three assists in just 31 minutes.
Kobe Bryant (illness) will be in the Lakers starting lineup vs. the Warriors on Sunday.
Kobe Bryant missed Sunday's shootaround with flu-like symptoms, but coach Byron Scott still expects him to play as the Lakers take on the Warriors.
Kobe Bryant (illness) is not at the morning shootaround, and is questionable to play on Sunday.
Coach Byron Scott said he expects Kobe Bryant (illness) to play on Sunday against the Warriors.
Kobe Bryant is dealing with a viral infection according to the Lakers, and he was visibly ill in Friday's loss to the Spurs.
Kobe Bryant hit just 1-of-14 shots in the Lakers' 93-80 home loss to the Spurs on Friday, finishing with nine points, four rebounds, six assists, one steal and two blocks.
Kobe Bryant scored a game-high 33 points against the Pelicans on Wednesday with four rebounds, five assists, one steal and five 3-pointers in 36 minutes.