Kobe Bryant Will Miss All-Star Game, Out For 3 Weeks

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By: / January 29, 2014

Lakers fan were just hit with another devastating blow.

The team”s franchise player will miss a minimum for 3 more weeks to recover from a knee injury. This also means that the Black Mamba will be missing this year’s NBA All-Star game.

Despite only playing in 6 games this season, fans voted him in the coveted game. However, reports from his team suggest that Kobe needs his rest more than ever.

Lakers guard Kobe Bryant was examined prior to tonight’s game by team physician Dr. Steve Lombardo and still has pain and swelling in his left knee. Bryant will continue with a program of non-weight bearing exercise, consisting mostly of working out on a stationary bike. He will be examined again in approximately three weeks. via CBS

The NBA will release the full 2014 All-Star lineups on Thursday (Jan. 28).