Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant suffered a nasal fracture during the Western Conference's 152-149 win over the East on Sunday night, the team announced on its website.
Bryant was bloodied by a hard foul from Miami's Dwyane Wade and stayed in the game, but he left to be evaluated afterward. A CT scan revealed a broken nose.
was expected to be examined and re-evaluated by ear, nose and throat
specialist Dr. John Rehm on Monday when he returns to Los Angeles.
During the game, Bryant surpassed Michael Jordan as
the NBA All-Star Game's greatest scorer, breaking Jordan's record of 262
points on a dunk with 4:57 left in the third quarter. Bryant ended the
night with 27 points and now has 271 for his career. He passed Oscar
Robertson (246 points) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (251) earlier in the