Kobe Bryant turns pain on Clippers

Lakers guard again fights through injury, adjusting his game to flatten an opponent

Updated: February 26, 2011, 10:13 AM ET
By Arash Markazi | ESPNLosAngeles.com

LOS ANGELES -- As Kobe Bryant buried his face in a folded towel for close to two minutes on the Los Angeles Lakers' bench, he knew the pain radiating through his right arm would go away eventually. He just didn't know when, and he certainly didn't want anyone to see his grimacing face until it did.

"It hurt like a m-----f----r," Bryant said afterward.

The official diagnosis of the injury Bryant suffered in the second quarter of the Lakers' 108-95 win over the Clippers was an ...

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