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Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

Posted on: December 21, 2011 3:18 pm
Edited on: December 22, 2011 7:52 pm
 
Posted by Ben Golliverkobe-bryant-wrist-pad

The failed Chris Paul trade, the departure of a trusted teammate and the dissolution of a decade-long marriage. 

If that wasn't enough, the hits keep coming for Los Angeles Lakers All-Star guard Kobe Bryant

The Orange County Register reports that Bryant sat out Lakers practice on Thursday due to a torn ligament in his right wrist. The paper reports that Bryant said he "should be fine to play" when the Lakers open their regular season by hosting the Chicago Bulls in Staples Center on Sunday.

The Los Angeles Times reports that Bryant called his wrist injury "swollen and painful" but later added that, "It's always been in my nature to try to figure out a way to play." 

The injury kept Bryant from action during Wednesday night's exhibition 108-103 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers. Bryant sat on the team's bench wearing a large guard on his wrist.

The Lakers first announced the injury in a prepared statement on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant, who suffered a right wrist injury in Monday night’s game against the Clippers, was examined today by Dr. Steven Shin of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic and underwent an MRI exam.  Results show that Bryant has a torn lunotriquetral ligament. Bryant will not play in tonight’s game against the Clippers and his status is day-to-day.
Bryant played 30 minutes in Monday's 114-95 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers, tallying 22 points, 3 rebounds, 4 assists and committing 7 turnovers.

Bryant, 33, did not miss a game during the 2010-2011 NBA season. He's missed just 16 combined games over the last six seasons.
Comments

Since: Jun 12, 2009
Posted on: December 25, 2011 4:53 pm
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

Unlike Paul PU$$Y Pierce...Kobe is a warrior and will be in uniform today trying to get the Lakers a win. 



Since: Mar 15, 2008
Posted on: December 25, 2011 4:39 am
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

Six different seamen in the fuckin woman and the one guy she was "raped" by has millions and millions of dollars, not steve from down the street? Seriously people use your brain, Kobe didn't rape anybody, he just stuck it up a gold digger.



Since: Aug 4, 2008
Posted on: December 24, 2011 9:53 pm
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

@Gambler1025

What record are you speaking of as far as O.J. is concerned about his trial in Los Angeles? Not guilty means he was found innocent by a jury of  his peers in a court o law. You might have an opinion about the verdict,  however, he was not guilty.

Kobe was not found guilty, his case was settled out of court, again no record of guilt. Again you may have an opinion, but an opinion is like a butt hole, everyone has an opinion some just stink worse than others, the same with opinions, some are worth listening to and then you have those that are illogical or don’t  make sense. I am trying to figure out which category to put  your opinion in.  

 @FrozenChicken

What newspaper or Internet service provided you with the information that Kobe beat his wife or are you making things up? Facts are facts and lies are lies, you should get facts and report facts only.     
  

 “ONE MAN’S OPINION” 




Since: Mar 27, 2008
Posted on: December 24, 2011 11:02 am
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

I cant believe all of the haters out there. First of all the fact that he is injured is one thing. The fact that he wants to play thru it is another. People tend to forget that he has a history of playing thru injuries and for the media to make a big deal about it is just dumb. But...at least it givves the non Kobe/Laker fans something to piss and moan about.



Since: Mar 27, 2008
Posted on: December 24, 2011 10:56 am
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

Lmao!



Since: Oct 29, 2007
Posted on: December 24, 2011 9:56 am
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

Does anybody real care?



Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: December 23, 2011 10:30 pm
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

One more thing.  I watched the HBO show about Bird vs Magic the other night (when the NBA was fun to watch).  Great show!  But remember when Isiah Thomas said that "If Larry Bird was black...he'd be just another good player"?  If all black players were white...the NBA wouldn't have the problems that it's having today.  Would Isiah say that today?  You wanna talk about racist?  That was BS Isiah!  This is from a fan of MJ, David Robinson, Karl Malone, Gary Payton, Hakeem, etc.  The NBA was ruined with the likes of Glenn Robinson, Spreewell, etc.  Screw the spinner rims...pay your child support.  With all that money...you can't afford a condom? 




Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: December 23, 2011 10:08 pm
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

WHAT A WASTE OF WHAT WAS A GREAT SPORT!  NOBODY CARES ANYMORE!  JACKASSES!  YOU RUINED IT!  PERIOD!!!  LIVE WITH THAT WHILE YOU CASH YOUR PAYCHECKS.  YOU'LL ALL BE BROKE IN 5 YEARS ANYWAY!!!  SUGGEST LESS SPINNER RIMS AND LIMITING YOUR ENTOURAGES DUMBASS IDIOTS!!!  TAKE SOME NOTES FROM ANTWAN WALKER!! 



Since: Nov 3, 2006
Posted on: December 23, 2011 10:01 pm
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

WHO F-ING CARES!!! BAN THE NBA!!!  CANT EVENT BELIEVE I AM SPENDING THE TIME ON THIS POST.  STOP PAYING ATTENTION TO THIS SPORT!!!  THE LESS THE PRESS OR ANY OF US TALK/TEXT ABOUT IT...THE MORE MONEY THESE IDIOTS WILL LOSE.  MILLION DOLLAR CRYING ASS BITCHES!!!  LET THE LEAGUE GO BANKRUPT!!! DONT GIVE IT ANY MORE THOUGHT!  LET ALL THE NBA PLAYERS MOVE IN TOGETHER WITH SPREEWELL!!!  AND PLEASE DO NOT BUY ANY TICKETS TO A FRIGGIN' GAME!!  HOPE THE PLAYERS AND OWNERS ALL ROT!!!



Since: May 10, 2007
Posted on: December 23, 2011 8:56 pm
 

Kobe Bryant: I'll play Christmas despite wrist

Kobe and I took a pee in adjacent urinals once at a Vegas nighclub (Blush). A dude was standing behind him chanting his name. "Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!" No admission here, but would you have taken a peek?


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