Jackson still out, Shaw still in charge; Kobe Bryant expected to play
Lakers Coach Phil Jackson missed his second consecutive exibition game with the flu and for the second game in a row assistant Brian Shaw took over head coaching duties of the team in a game against the Golden State Warriors in Ontario tonight.
Kobe Bryant, who missed Thursday night's game against the Warriors in San Diego to rest the right knee he had surgery on this summer, was expected to start for the Lakers.
Lamar Odom, who is in the best playing shape of any Laker in training camp, will not play against the Warriors because of a swollen left thumb, a swollen nose and a tight back.
Theo Ratliff will not play because of a swollen left knee.
Shaw was the coach in charge again because he scouts the Warriors during the regular season.
-- Broderick Turner
Photo: Lakers guard Kobe Bryant sat out Thursday night's game against the Warriors at the Sports Arena in San Diego. Credit: Christopher Hanewinckel / US Presswire