Darius Morris (basketball)

Lakers' Week 13 in review

Lakers' Week 13 in review

The Lakers finished an unlucky Week 13, not only losing four more games to extend their streak to eight, but also losing Kobe Bryant for the season with a torn rotator cuff. Bryant was injured in a loss to the New Orleans Pelicans (96-80), though the All-Star guard did finish the game while shooting with his left hand. The veteran guard later shared a video of his torn rotator cuff diagnosis. By week's end, the Lakers were still waiting for a final decision on his fate. But after Bryant saw a specialist Monday, the news came that he would undergo season-ending surgery Wednesday. Before the shoulder injury, Bryant had acknowledged that retirement had "crossed my...