Sunday , Oct , 05 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Phil Jackson: Kobe Bryant’s Not Shooting Well

Jackson said Kobe Bryant, who decided against having surgery for a torn ligament in his right pinkie, has not "been shooting the ball well" in practice, but that his "game speed is there." Jackson also said that Gasol has looked "impressive" in practice. . . . Today is the final of six two-a-day practices for the Lakers.

LA Times