Lakers’ Bryant has bone spur in left foot

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Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant walks to the bench during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Monday, March 25, 2013, in Oakland, Calif. AP/Ben Margot

MILWAUKEE  — Kobe Bryant has a bone spur in his left foot.

Following Los Angeles’ 113-103 loss to the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night, the Lakers revealed the injury. He left the arena using one crutch, but appeared to be walking without pain.

Bryant led the Lakers with 30 points, leaving him four points behind Wilt Chamberlain for fourth place on the NBA’s career list. Bryant played 36 1/2 minutes and didn’t show any signs of difficulty during the game.

“Inflamed on me. I’ll be all right,” Bryant told Yahoo Sports.

Bryant struggled from the field, going 6 of 17, but made 18 of 20 free throws.

The Lakers are eighth in the Western Conference, a half-game ahead of Utah for the final playoff spot.

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  • http://www.facebook.com/udreon.raz Udreon Raz

    Your old better retire now!

    • jclarendo

      You better retire anyway only people from LA likes you and the rest deslike you so much unlike Jordan he is love by everybody

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