Kobe starts against Celtics
Boston, MA (Sports Network) – Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant started
Wednesday’s game against the Boston Celtics despite a sprained right
Bryant, who got hurt against Seattle on March 5, is wearing an NBA-approved
brace on the injured shoulder. He missed the last two games and was expected
to be sidelined for four weeks.
Bryant sustained a sprained acromio-clavicular joint when he collided with
forward Reggie Evans in the first minute of last Friday’s 99-91 win over
the SuperSonics at Staples Center.
Bryant missed six games after spraining the same shoulder against Cleveland on
January 12. He also had surgery last off-season to repair torn tissue in the
The All-Star guard leads the team in scoring, averaging 22.4 points in 46
games this season.