NBA fines Lakers' Kobe Bryant

Updated: March 7, 2012, 9:43 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant left All-Star Weekend in Orlando with a broken nose and a concussion. Tuesday he found out he left town with a lighter wallet as well.

Bryant was fined by the NBA for missing a news conference and Friday's league-mandated charity activity, a league spokesman confirmed.

The league spokesman said Boston Celtics' Rajon Rondo and Paul Pierce also were fined for missing All-Star events.

A USA Today report said ...

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