Los Angeles Lakers guard Ronnie Price had surgery to remove bone spurs and bone chips from his right elbow.
Kobe Bryant scored 12 straight points for Los Angeles in an impressive flurry in the third quarter, and the Lakers beat the Detroit Pistons 106-96 on Tuesday night.
Kobe Bryant, who missed shoot around Sunday morning, will start for the Los Angeles Lakers who face Stephen Curry and Golden State Warriors tonight at Staples Center.
Lakers guard Ronnie Price has been suspended for one game without pay for a flagrant foul against New Orleans’ Austin Rivers.
Utah Jazz starters Andrei Kirilenko, Devin Harris and Raja Bell already have been ruled out for Friday night’s game against the Los Angeles Lakers because of various leg injuries.