Bryant sits out; Bynum returns

Updated: February 17, 2010, 1:11 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

LOS ANGELES -- Kobe Bryant sat out for a fourth straight game for the Los Angeles Lakers, missing Tuesday night's contest against the Golden State Warriors.

"He checked out of this game, basically," Lakers coach Phil Jackson said about 90 minutes before tipoff. "He practiced yesterday and was effective, but he didn't try anything. He didn't go to the basket, just helped run the team and helped keep things going in the right direction. But this morning, he said he just didn't feel ...

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