Kobe Bryant (shoulder) sits out

Updated: October 11, 2012, 1:53 AM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ONTARIO, Calif. -- Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was a late scratch from Wednesday night's exhibition game against the Portland Trail Blazers with a right shoulder strain.

Bryant will be day to day, but said he expects to return for the Lakers' next exhibition game Saturday night at Staples Center.

"I'm good. I just pinched it a little bit," Bryant said. "I just need to rest it. I should be fine."

Bryant said he thinks he hurt the shoulder Tuesday during practice ...

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