Steve Blake is expected to miss at least six weeks with a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow, the team announced Thursday.
Kobe Bryant said he is still "probably weeks" away from making his return to game action after being sidelined for more than seven months, but feels grateful to the Lakers for signing him to a contract extension while he is still recovering.
Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant was in the starting lineup for Tuesday's season opener against the Dallas Mavericks after being sidelined for more than a week with a strained right foot.
Kobe Bryant overcame his cold shooting streak when L.A. needed him most.
Kobe Bryant will sit out the Los Angeles Lakers' final two games of the season because of an injury to his right index finger.
Andrew Bynum suffered a bruised hip and had to leave Saturday's game at Portland.
Kobe Bryant sat out tonight's game at Portland because of a sprained ankle.