Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant adjusts his protective mask prior to the Lakers' NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in Los Angeles. Bryant broke his nose during the All-Star game. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant adjusts his protective mask prior to the Lakers' NBA basketball game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in Los Angeles. Bryant broke his nose during the All-Star game. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)