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Kobe Bryant welcomes Byron Scott's old-school conditioning
Kobe Bryant welcomes Byron Scott's old-school conditioning

The Lakers held their first practice of training camp on Tuesday, opening with running, running and more running. "It's probably the most running I've ever done in an NBA practice," said All-Star guard Kobe Bryant.  "Actually it is, for sure. I've never run this much." Bryant is back on the court after missing most of last season with knee and Achilles injuries. The 36-year old veteran said injuries are no longer a concern. He and Steve Nash, also recovering from an injury-plagued year with back, hamstring and knee issues, went through most of Scott's practice. The new Lakers coach said he'll monitor both veterans to make sure they...

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