Lakers' Bryant could miss rest of season

WASHINGTON. KAZINFORM - Los Angeles Lakers star guard Kobe Bryant could miss the rest of the season if he decided to receive a surgery for a torn rotator cuff.

Bryant suffered the right shoulder injury during Wednesday's game in New Orleans and was diagnosed of a torn rotator cuff on Friday. A possible surgery is one option for the 36-year-old. Bryant will consider options over the weekend before Monday's examination, with a decision expected at that time. Voted a Western Conference NBA All-Star starter Thursday night for the 17th consecutive year, Bryant has played 35 games this season and missed eight of the last 16 to rest his banged up body. Kazinform refers to

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