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Kobe Bryant to miss Lakers' opener

Updated: October 26, 2013, 4:58 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Kobe Bryant's return date from Achilles surgery is still up in the air, but it will not be the Los Angeles Lakers' regular-season opener Tuesday against the Los Angeles Clippers, according to coach Mike D'Antoni.

"No," D'Antoni said after the Lakers' 111-106 preseason win over the Utah Jazz on Friday to finish out their exhibition schedule 4-4. "My God, I know he's Superman, but my God. He hasn't run yet."

The news should come as little surprise after Bryant ...

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