Kobe Bryant (knee) told reporters that he is “100 percent” healthy.
One of the greatest players of all time might be 100% healthy, but he is still very old and there is a good chance he gets hurt again this season. The Lakers will need to sign some impact players if they want any chance of making the playoffs in the Western Conference. Otherwise, Kobe will be jacking up 30 shots a game, which would be great news for fantasy owners.ANALYST: Mark Kaplan
Joffrey Lauvergne practiced in full Thursday.
Lauvergne has missed the last 12 games due to a back injury but was back practicing in full on Thursday. It's a great sign for the second year pro who played well when he was healthy. He started the three games he played so we will wait and see if that's what Denver has in store for him when he returns to the lineup. Analysis: James Grande
Johnny Manziel was demoted because he lied about were he was.
When video surfaced of Manziel out partying, you just knew that head coach Mike Pettine had enough of this far-too scrutinized situation. Manziel has been a veritable nightmare for the coaches and continues to show a complete lack of maturity. Josh McCown will get the start in Week 12 and, barring injury, is likely the full-time starter moving forward. Analysis: Howard Bender