Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 10/29/13
Los Angeles Lakers’ Kobe Bryant has eased back on rehab intensity recently which may have caused some to believe that there may be a setback in his recovery. He had been cleared for full weight-bearing running personally chose to instead continue running on the altered-gravity treadmill. This is a personal choice of Kobe’s and both he and the team assures the public that there is no setback, according to Dave McMenamin of ESPN LA. “He pushed it pretty good, now he’s just letting it settle in, then he’ll up it again,” said Lakers coach Mike D’Antoni. “I think there will be some starts and ends and starts. That’s just the way it goes. He’ll just have to monitor it and he knows better than anybody, so he’ll know what to do.” Bryant told reporters last week that he scaled back on his workouts so that he could get a little bit more flexibility in his Achilles. From what Bryant has shown the NBA, is that he wants to the best he can possibly be, and if that means taking it a bit slow during h
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