Lakers' Bryant skips game with shoulder strain
ONTARIO, Calif. -- ">Kobe Bryant is sitting out the ">Los Angeles Lakers' preseason game against Portland on Wednesday night with a strained right shoulder.
Bryant apparently injured his shoulder during practice Tuesday, coach ">Mike Brown said. The injury isn't thought to be serious, and Bryant wanted to play against the Trail Blazers, Brown said.
">Jodie Meeks is likely to take Bryant's spot in the Lakers' starting lineup.
Bryant missed a day of practice last week with soreness ...
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