Originally written on Fox Sports West  |  Last updated 11/18/14
According to Mike Trudell of Lakers.com, Kobe Bryant will miss the Lakers' final two exhibition games. The All-Star guard was day-to-day before Wednesday night's exhibition against the Clippers. After practice on Tuesday, Bryant said that his foot was in enough discomfort from a bruise that he would probably not play even if it were a regular-season game. The Lakers also play Thursday night in San Diego against the Sacramento Kings. Trudell notes that Bryant "will be re-evaluated over the weekend to check his status in advance of Tuesday evening's season opener against Dallas." The Lakers start the season against the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center, followed by a quick visit to Portland on Halloween to take on the Trail Blazers. Coach Mike Brown indicated he probably would start Jodie Meeks in Bryant's place for the exhibition, although he allowed for the possibility of using forward Devin Ebanks, perhaps as the third-quarter starter. The team had hoped to have its powerho...
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