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Steve Nash Leaves Game With Left Leg Contusion

Steve Nash returned to the locker room with an injured shin after playing two minutes of the third quarter of the Laker, Blazers game in Portland.


LOS ANGELES, CA - MAY 02:  Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts after making a three-pointer in the third quarter while taking on the Dallas Mavericks in Game One of the Western Conference Semifinals in the 2011 NBA Playoffs at Staples Center on May 2, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.   (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Kobe Questionable For Sunday’s Game Against Mavs

Kobe Bryant probably will miss his fifth consecutive game when the Los Angeles Lakers host the Dallas Mavericks on Sunday.


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Kobe To Sit 4th Straight Game With Bruised Shin

After Friday mornings shoot around in Denver, Mike Brown announced that Kobe Bryant will miss his 4th straight game because of an inflamed shin.


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Kobe Bryant To Miss Another Game

The Los Angeles Lakers will be without Kobe Bryant for the third consecutive game on Wednesday night in San Antonio because of a sore shin.


Kobe Bryant #24 of the Los Angeles Lakers receives help from a trainer during a timeout in the game against the Houston Rockets at Staples Center on April 6, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. The Rockets won 112-107.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Kobe Sits Out Game Against Phoenix With Injured Left Shin

Kobe Bryant will sit out Saturday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns due to tenosynovitis on his left shin.