"It's progressing slowly. It really tests my patience," said Bryant. "There's only so much you can do, so I find myself relegated to riding the bike."
Bryant was injured on Dec. 17 in a win over the
He's played in just six games, missing the start of the season while he recovered from a torn Achilles' tendon suffered in April.
"After the first few weeks [riding the bike], it's cool -- you're getting a good workout," said Bryant. "Then third, fourth -- I need to do something else. I want to play. I want to run. I want to do something different, but you've got to do what you've got to do."
Bryant averaged 13.8 points and 6.3 assists a game during his brief stint. With a little more than a month left on the schedule, it's unclear if he'll make it back before the end of the season.
The Lakers (22-42) are currently tied at the bottom of the Western Conference with the