NBA: Kobe Bryant severely sprains ankle, calls play ‘dangerous’ (watch)
Published: March 14, 2013 10:19AM
Updated: March 14, 2013 10:27AM
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Los Angeles Lakers' Steve Blake, from left, Steve Nash, Metta World Peace and Dwight Howard gather around Kobe Bryant as he lays on the floor after being injured in the final seconds of an NBA basketball game against the Atlanta Hawks on Wednesday, March 13, 2013, in Atlanta. The Hawks defeated the Lakers 96-92. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Curtis Compton)

<freeform> <p>A frustrating night for the Lakers culminated in Kobe Bryant severely injuring his ankle on what he called a “dangerous” play.</p>

<p><script data-hide-title=”true” data-hide-byline=”true” data-hide-footnotes=”true” type=”text/javascript” src=”http://cdn.spundge.com/embed/stories/2042/”></script><noscript><h1>Kobe Bryant severely sprains ankle, calls play 'dangerous' (WATCH)</h1><h2>With time running down in regulation and Los Angeles trailing the Hawks 94-92, Bryant attempted and missed a fadeaway jumper that could have sent the game to overtime. On the way down from the apex of his jump, Bryant was bumped by Hawks forward Dahntay Jones -- a move that is generally considered poor form by the unwritten rules of basketball. After the bump, Bryant landed awkwardly on his ankle.The Lakers called the injury a "severe ankle sprain," and said ...</h2><a href=”http://cdn.spundge.com/stories/2042/embedded/” target=”_blank”>View <em>”Kobe Bryant severely sprains ankle, calls play 'dangerous' (WATCH)”</em> on Spundge</a></noscript></p></freeform>