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D'Antoni: Kobe a few games away

Updated: November 21, 2013, 12:22 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- One day after playing 5-on-5 for the first time in nearly seven months, Kobe Bryant returned to Los Angeles Lakers practice Wednesday, experiencing "no setbacks" according to coach Mike D'Antoni.

While the excitement around the team is palpable anticipating when Bryant will progress from practice to appearing in an actual game, D'Antoni is still preaching patience regarding the five-time champion.

"I want to be a little careful because we're going to have a ...

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