Lakers' Kobe Bryant Leaves Preseason Game With Leg Injury

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Cue the collective "NOT AGAIN?!?" During tonight's preseason contest between the Los Angeles Lakers and Sacramento Kings, Kobe Bryant left the game early to tend to a left leg injury.  

Kobe leaves Lakers’ bench, heads to locker room. Previously, he exited the game & had his left leg looked at by Lakers trainer Gary Vitti.

— Baxter Holmes (@Baxter) October 14, 2015

Luckily, it appears that the Lakers dodged a bullet because the injury is being ruled as a left leg contusion, which apparently occurred on this play.  

This was the play that had Kobe rubbing his left leg on the sideline, then jogging to the locker room

— J.A. Adande (@jadande) October 14, 2015

While he missed the remainder of the game, head coach Byron Scott didn't think the injury was serious, adding that Bryant was kept out of action as a precautionary measure. Kobe should be able to play in the Lakers' next preseason game on Saturday.

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[via Black Sports Online]

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