The Lakers played only two games in Week 16, as the NBA took a break for All-Star weekend in Toronto.
Bryant was well reeived by the media before he made his 18th and final All-Star appearance in Sunday's game at Toronto.
D'Angelo Russell and Jordan Clarkson enjoyed participating in the NBA's Rising Stars Challenge on Friday.
Byron Scott said Russell is not as mature as a rookie as Chris Paul and Kyrie Irving were, in Scott's previous stops as coach.
Meanwhile, second-year forward Julius Randle continues on upswing as a starter with rookie Larry Nance Jr. sidelined by a sore knee.
Shaquille O'Neal was named as a finalist for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.
Lakers co-owner Jim Buss is asking for $8.8 million for his penthouse at L.A. Live.
Finally, rumors surround big names as the NBA's trade deadline approaches Thursday.