"Tonight we're going to sit him down," Scott said Tuesday morning after Lakers shootaround. "But he's definitely going on the trip to Denver and he wants to play in Denver."
Bryant also sat out the 112-95 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies on Friday at Staples Center. He will fly with the team Tuesday night to Denver and Scott expects Bryant to play Wednesday in what will be Bryant's final game against the Denver Nuggets at the Pepsi Center.
"It's still a little sore so we just wanted to give him one more day," Scott said of Bryant's shoulder. "He didn't complain about it. He has one more day to get ready for tomorrow night."
Bryant is averaging 17.1 points on 35.0 percent shooting to go along with 4.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists in his 20th and final season.