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Kobe is hurt, so Nick Young says 'give me the ball and get out of the way'

With Kobe Bryant set to undergo shoulder surgery, the Lakers are facing the prospect of playing the rest of the season without their best player. Nick Young isn't worried about playing without the guy who has more points than Michael Jordan. 

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Young might have to wait a little while to put that plan into action. He sprained his ankle in Monday's practice and is questionable for Tuesday's game.

Even if Young is healthy enough to go, Lakers coach Byron Scott might prevent the game from turning into the Swaggy P Show. Scott benched Young after he played just eight minutes on Sunday. "It looked to me that he didn't want to be here," Scott said, according to Baxter Holmes of ESPN.

- Dan Gartland