The Lakers have lost 34-year old shooting guard Kobe Bryant indefinitely due to a severe left ankle sprain. He has played in 66 games (all starts) for the Lakers so far this year and he is averaging 38.3 minutes, 27.5 points, 5.5 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.3 steals per game. Bryant had been pretty hot so far in March for the Lakers. He has played in 7 games (all starts) so far in March and he is averaging 39.8 minutes, 29.7 points, 6.1 rebounds, 7.4 assists and 1.4 steals per game. The Lakers are in very, very serious trouble now.
UPDATE: (4/2/2013) – Kobe Bryant returned with a vengeance tonight with 23 points, 11 rebounds, 11 assists, 4 steals and 2 blocked shots in 47 minutes in a key win against the Mavericks.