Lakers rumors: Kobe's wrist injury may cost him a month

As reported earlier, Kobe Bryant injured his wrist last night in a violent fall vs. the Clippers. Bryant suffered the right wrist injury, his shooting hand, in the Lakers' 114-95 loss to the Clippers on Monday when he fell to the floor in the third quarter after having his shot attempt blocked by DeAndre Jordan.

The torn wrist ligament is now a possibility to cost him over a month of the regular season.

A source close to the situation has told Chat Sports that Kobe is less than 50/50 to play in Sundays season opener vs. the Bulls.

We are told that the injury has historically cost players 4-6 weeks to fully recover. While the Lakers certainly need Kobe to win, they would rather have him healthy for the meat of the season and playoffs.

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