Breaking Down What Kobe Bryant’s Ankle Injury Could Mean for Lakers

Kobe Bryant is arguably one of the most important members of the Los Angeles Lakers squad, but he’s been recently sidelined with an ankle sprain that he endured during the Lakers’ March 13 game against the Hawks. Though it’s unclear exactly how serious the injury is—and how severely it will impact Bryant’s play for the remainder of the season—his sprained left ankle has now caused him to miss two straight games.

The Lakers can normally count on Bryant’s excellent play night after night, but Los Angeles may need to get used to Bryant scaling back his minutes in the wake of this injury. Let’s examine what Kobe’s ankle sprain could mean for the team. 

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