SALT LAKE CITY -- Kobe Bryant sat out the Lakers' 96-81 victory over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday with a sore left ankle.
It was not a big surprise, since Lakers coach Phil Jackson had said before the game, "I don't anticipate him playing."
The next decision is whether Bryant plays in Sunday's All-Star Game.
Bryant was on L.A.'s active roster Wednesday night at Utah, but he did not dress and was not with the Lakers on the bench. He had been seen in the locker room napping on the ...Read full story
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