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Kobe Bryant plays 12 minutes

Updated: March 16, 2013, 11:42 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

INDIANAPOLIS -- Kobe Bryant played just 12 minutes, all in the first quarter, in the Lakers' 99-93 win over the Pacers on Friday.

It was all his severely sprained left ankle could take.

Bryant went 0-for-4 from the field for zero points along with two assists and one turnover before asking out of the game.

"It was really stiff," Bryant said. "It just continued to swell. I couldn't put any weight on it so I had to call it a night."

Bryant said his ankle ...

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