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Kobe suffers nasal fracture, mild concussion

Posted on: February 27, 2012 1:48 am
Edited on: February 27, 2012 7:53 am
By Matt Moore 

The Lakers announced Sunday that Kobe Bryant suffered a nasal fracture during the All-Star game after a foul from Dwyane Wade. The Lakers say that Bryant will be re-evaluated Monday by an ear, nose, and throat specialist and is expected to resume practice Tuesday, according to the Orange County Register

Update: Yahoo Sports reports that Bryant also sustained a "mild concussion" on the play. If so, Bryant will be subject to the NBA's new concussion policy, which requires league approval for him to return to the court.

Here's video of the play from Wade in the third quarter which resulted in the broken schnoz:  

Clearly a purposeful foul in an All-Star game, which isn't going to endear Wade to Lakers fans. Bryant stayed in the game and passed Michael Jordan for all-time leader in points scored in the All-Star Game. Wade also famously was involved in the injury to Rajon Rondo in last year's Eastern Conference Semifinals against the Celtics.

The Salt Lake Tribune reported that Bryant was suffering from headaches after the game, which lead to him missing media availability after the game.

Since: May 4, 2008
Posted on: February 27, 2012 3:07 am

Breaking: Kobe suffers nasal fracture

It's on Dwade. You will get what's coming to you. 


The Assassin........... 

Since: Feb 10, 2007
Posted on: February 27, 2012 3:01 am

Breaking: Kobe suffers nasal fracture

Fakers and Ko-ME with another bogus injury to use as an excuse.  Wade barely clipped him going for the ball and Ko-ME comes out with a minor bloody nose.   Bring in the Eyes, Ears, and Nose specialist .. oh my god .. Ko-ME has a wittle bloddy nose that lasted for 2 minutes .. call in the national guard .. call 911.  PATHETIC.   Just cuz he ball hogged to ensure he broke MJs record but didn't get the MVP of the game ... let the CRYING begin.  This HAS-BEEN is gonna be a never ending Drama Queen for the rest of his overrated career now .. YAWN.  

Since: Dec 14, 2007
Posted on: February 27, 2012 2:30 am

Breaking: Kobe suffers nasal fracture

I didn't get to see the game. Didn't know this happened. What the heck was Wade thinking?

That was bush league and he should be fined and suspended. 

Since: Sep 7, 2006
Posted on: February 27, 2012 2:29 am

Breaking: Kobe suffers nasal fracture

Posted the same thing else where earlier. D. Wade lost all my respect in one moment. When you only have time to think oh no Kobe burned me and is about to dunk on me and the first thing you think to do is commit a playoff level foul to avoid it, just shows what a baby you are. I have always had respect for Wade but thats gone forever now! Dirty play by a spoiled brat!!!

Since: Jul 27, 2008
Posted on: February 27, 2012 2:20 am

Breaking: Kobe suffers nasal fracture

What a PUNK!! If this was a regular season game fine, but a all star game??

Since: Sep 30, 2007
Posted on: February 27, 2012 2:07 am

Breaking: Kobe suffers nasal fracture

Dwayne Wade lost my respect.... Its an all-star game dude. You dont have to be violent just because Kobe is STILL better.

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