Kobe Bryant will visit his doctor in Germany this week to get knee checked before resuming intense training next week.
Bryant's will embark on a six-month long training session once he receives clearance from his doctor and has vowed to return to the court better than before. He tweeted out to his fans that they can forget about this year and to expect a major breakout next season. His motivation all seems to be there, so now it's a question of whether his body can cash the checks his mouth is writing.ANALYST: Howard Bender
DeMarcus Ware will not play Week 12.
This is the third straight game Ware is going to miss due to a back injury. Even after missing the last two games, Ware stills leads the Broncos with 6 1/2 sacks. He's as demonstrative to quarterbacks as always, even at 33 years old. Analysis: James Grande
Kobe will play Saturday against Portland.
Bryant will play Saturday against Portland. Bryant ranks 122-of-122 in field-goal percentage. He's been simply terrible and has been the subject of many discussions if his career is finished. ESPN ranked Bryant 93rd before he season and it looks like that may be generous. Analysis: James Grande