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Lakers' Wesley Johnson staying quiet about Kobe Bryant's condition
Lakers' Wesley Johnson staying quiet about Kobe Bryant's condition

The Lakers made a $48.5-million gamble that Kobe Bryant will return to form after a lost season due to knee and Achilles' injuries. The 36-year-old All-Star guard signed a two-year contract extension during last season -- a season in which he managed to make just six appearances as the Lakers went 27-55, their worst record since moving to Los Angeles in 1960. The Lakers' hopes this season rest on the successful return of Bryant, who averaged just 13.8 points a game last season. One of Bryant's teammates may know his condition better than any other. Fifth-year forward Wesley Johnson spent most of the off-season working out with Bryant, in Orange County and at the...

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