Asking a healthy Kobe Bryant to sit out games this season will be a challenge for Los Angeles Lakers head coach Byron Scott.

Scott has won one battle with his superstar guard, however. Kobe and his coach have come to an agreement on reduced minutes for the 36-year-old.

Kobe has played 30 minutes or more in 14 of his 18 NBA seasons, the lowest of those being just under 34 a night during the 2010-ā€˜11 campaign.

Per Lakers Nation: