Bryant shot 1-of-14 from the field against the Warriors, scoring just four points in almost 25 minutes.
Despite averaging 31.1% from the field this season, Bryant is not concerned about his individual performance as much as he is focused on the team improving as a whole.
“My shooting will be better,” Bryant said after the game Tuesday. “I could’ve scored 80 tonight. It wouldn’t have made a damn difference. We just have bigger problems.”
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Bryant went on to add that even if he was averaging 35 points per game, the Lakers’ 2–12 record would not be much better.
“We’ve got to figure out how to play systematically in a position that’s going to keep us in ball games,” Bryant said.
The Lakers will play the Trail Blazers (6–10) on Saturday night.
- Xandria James