Down and out
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Lakers vs. Cavaliers

Down and out
DOWN AND OUT: Kobe Bryant writhes on the court after suffering a severely sprained right ankle in the first quarter. He will have an MRI exam today. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
A little help
A LITTLE HELP: Kobe Bryant is carried off the court by trainer Gary Vitti and Brian Grant after injuring his ankle in the first quarter. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
James drives
Cleveland’s LeBron James drives against Caron Butler in the first half at Staples Center in Los Angeles.. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
Assertive Odom
Lamar Odom of the Lakers drives against Cleeland’s Anderson Varejao. (Jeff Gross / Getty Images)
Caron celebrates
Los Angeles Lakers’ Caron Butler celebrates after dunking against the Cleveland Cavaliers. (Mark J. Terrill / AP)