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Kobe Bryant’s season ending injury has obviously been devastating for any chance the Lakers had of making a splash in the post season. And generally speaking, the NBA Playoffs without Kobe Bryant has created a huge void for NBA overall.
Kobe went to the Lakers bench during Sunday’s Game 4 against the Spurs and received the standing O from his fans.
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After suffering a season-ending ACL injury, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant hadn’t made an appearance at the Staples Center since.
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