Video: Lakers' Kobe Bryant learns of shoulder injury diagnosis

Saturday January 24th, 2015

A video published by The Players' Tribune shows Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant being examined by team physician Steve Lombardo.

In the video, Lombardo explains that one of the four muscles in Bryant's rotator cuff has been pulled off the bone.

The scene concludes with Bryant saying, "Ok."

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Bryant is expected to miss the remainder of the season due to the injury. The Lakers announced on Friday that Bryant will not make a decision on whether to undergo season-ending surgery until Monday.

Over 35 games this season, Bryant has averaged 22.3 points on career-low 37.3 percent shooting with 5.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists.

Bryant has sat out several games to rest. The 36-year-old has suffered season-ending injuries in each of the last two seasons: An Achilles tear in April 2013 and a knee fracture in December 2013.

At 12-32, the Lakers have the second-worst record in the Western Conference.

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