Lakers News: Kobe Bryant Injury Update

The main concern for the Los Angeles Lakers heading into the season opener against the Dallas Mavericks on Tuesday night at the Staples Center was the playing status of Kobe Bryant.

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After being listed as day-to-day with a right foot strain, Kobe is officially a game-time decision according to Lakers coach Mike Brown via Twitter.

Along with Kobe’s foot strain, forward Jordan Hill is also day-to-day as he continues to recover from his back injury (herniated disc).

As for Dwight Howard, the Lakers newest superstar addition will get the start against the Mavs.

Dallas is also dealing with injury issues heading into the first matchup of the season with Dirk Nowitzki (knee) and Chris Kaman (calf strain). The recently signed Eddy Curry will get the start at center for the Mavs.

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In case you missed it: Dwight Howard talks about the slow process of putting together a championship team.
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