The seven-game Grammy Trip was typical of the Lakers' difficult season
Bryant's statements didn't throw the Lakers off their game against the Blazers.
The Los Angeles Lakers starters' were given the day off from practice Saturday so the 30-and-over crew could rest for the frenetically-paced Golden State Warriors on Sunday.
The Lakers welcome two days to heal between Games 4 and 5 of their first-round series with the Thunder.
Luke Walton returned to the Lakers lineup.