Despite the reports that Kobe Bryant would be sidelined for tonight’s game versus the Minnesota Timberwolves due to a concussion, we have now found out that he will in fact suit up for the game. Bryant passed all the tests and was cleared to play by the NBA’s concussion specialists.
Kobe will play, wearing a mask
— J.A. Adande (@jadande) March 1, 2012
Kobe Bryant suffered the injury during the All-Star Game after Dwyane Wade fouled him on the way to the basket. Bryant will not be sidelined due to the concussion and there is no doubt he will be looking to get back at Wade when the Lakers play the Miami Heat on Sunday at Staples Center.