Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant will undergo surgery on Wednesday to repair a torn rotator cuff in his right shoulder.
The team will announce a timetable for Bryant's rehab after the surgery, but the veteran is expected to sit out the remainder of the season. The Lakers are mired near the bottom of the standings, so there's no reason to rush Bryant back to action.
The 36-year-old Bryant is under contract for one more year in L.A. Before his injury, he was struggling through one of the worst seasons of his career.
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