L.A. Lakers coach Byron Scott announced just this evening that Kobe Bryant will not be playing in tonight's game.
As Scott said earlier, Ellington will start in Bryant's place. It took some persuading from Scott to get Kobe on board, but he gets it.— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) December 24, 2014
None of that changes much from a Warriors perspective.
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