It has been a mighty struggle so far this season for Kobe Bryant, resulting in Lakers Coach Byron Scott having to answer numerous questions from reporters about his star after practice Wednesday.
It was Bryant's woeful one-for-14 shooting performance in the Lakers' 111-77 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night that led to Scott being quizzed 11 times about Bryant.
"I know his mentality is that he can still play in this league," Scott said. "And we feel the same way."
Bryant is averaging a team-high 15.2 points and playing 30.5 minutes a game, second-most on the team behind Jordan Clarkson (30.8).
But the 37-year-old Bryant is...