Kobe Bryant (shoulder) return

Updated: October 11, 2012, 8:00 PM ET
By Ramona Shelburne | ESPNLosAngeles.com

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- After his shoulder kept him out of Wednesday night's exhibition loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was able to practice Thursday.

Well, theoretically.

"He was dressed for practice, but we didn't really practice," Lakers coach Mike Brown said jokingly after the Lakers went through a short walk-through Thursday. "He had his jersey on and everything. But I knew today was more of a mental day, so I didn't even really ask (trainer Gary ...

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