Kobe Bryant missed his ninth game of his 20th and final season Tuesday, sitting out with a sore right shoulder as his Los Angeles Lakers fell 92-90 to the Dallas Mavericks at Staples Center.
Bryant’s right shoulder has bothered him virtually all season and figures to be an issue the rest of the way. It’s the same shoulder Bryant had surgery on last season to repair a torn rotator cuff, ending his 2014-15 campaign after 35 games.
Source: Baxter Holmes of ESPN
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