With the (now defunct) possibility that Bryant might return Friday in Sacramento from his Achilles' tendon injury, the
Now that Bryant will stay in Los Angeles, attention turns to Sunday when the Lakers host the
Predictably, the league announced Thursday that it's dropping the just-added Kings game from the national broadcast -- instead, the Lakers-Raptors game will now be aired on NBA TV.
Bryant hasn't played since April but is near a return -- certainly a national story.
If Sunday isn't a go: The Lakers host the