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Lakers Coach Byron Scott still weighing whether to rest Kobe Bryant
Lakers Coach Byron Scott still weighing whether to rest Kobe Bryant

The Lakers (8-19) face a difficult schedule this week, playing four games against high-caliber teams: the Golden State Warriors (22-3), Chicago Bulls (17-9), Dallas Mavericks (20-8) and Phoenix Suns (15-14). With Kobe Bryant laboring through recent games, Coach Byron Scott is still mulling over whether to sit his 36-year old All-Star, and how to approach the remainder of the season. "I think not only the next game, or the next two games, we need to talk about the next 40 games," said Scott after practice Monday.  "He wants to go out there and play every minute that he can. The mind is willing but sometimes the body is not." Bryant is averaging 24.6 points a...

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