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Larry Brown Sports:
The future of the Los Angeles Lakers became even more uncertain on Friday night when Kobe Bryant suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon. The team already has to deal with Dwight Howard becoming an impending free agent, let alone worrying about Kobe’s anticipated six-to-nine month recovery period.
According to USA Today Sports, Howard is expected to re-sign with LA. Two sources close to the 6-foot-11 center reportedly said they “fully expect” him to return to the Lakers next season but that Howard will wait until the summer to announce his final decision.
The Lakers need Howard to return now more than they ever did. The team is aging rapidly around him and Kobe seemed to not rule out retirement in his venting session on Facebook early Saturday morning. Bryant will be 35 and coming off a major injury when the 2013-2014 season begins. Howard will be 27, and although he has had problems with his back and shoulder he’s very much still in his prime. Kobe is getting close to the finish line.
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If this was an episode of “24″ (I know ironic), Dwight would be checking in to make sure Kobe was never released from hospital (I miss Jack Bauer).
I believe Dwight somewhat, when he says that Kobe has helped him this season, but I also believe, he is embracing the fact, that he can be the “MAN” while Kobe is injured.
Frankly, for the Lakers to prosper, even when Kobe comes...
With their best player out for 6 months a few of the Lakers decided to pay Kobe Bryant a visit. Not only did Dwight Howard go to the hospital to visit [...]
Kobe Bryant's trainer Tim Grover spoke about Kobe's torn achilles tendon and whether or not it was the result of playing so many minutes.
The last time he was injured this season, Kobe Bryant sat on the Lakers bench and drew plays on a clipboard for his teammates.
This time, Lakers coach Mike DAntoni insists he doesnt need any help.
A few hours before the Lakers played the San Antonio Spurs at Staples Center in their first game since Bryant suffered a ruptured Achilles' tendon, the Lakers guard posted this tweet...
Allow us to present Kobe Bryant's torn Achilles tendon, through the lens of the Taiwanese animation studio NMA. This video is ... something.
Yes, I’m giving you another Kobe Bryant update. Don’t act like you don’t need this in your life! Kobe Bryant has finally launched his Instagram page. What were his first photos of? His surgery of course. Less than 24 hours after the Black Mamba tore his Achilles Tendon, Kobe had surgery Saturday afternoon at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic. The recovery time is said to be...
As if the Los Angeles Lakers season couldn’t get any worse…Kobe Bryant will be out 6-9 months with an Achilles injury. He suffered the injury on Friday night in a game against Golden State. The Lakers season simply hasn’t gone the way it was expected. Injuries have played a major role with them not being [...]
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Tweet The Los Angeles Lakers are a game up on the Utah Jazz for the eighth, and final, playoff spot in the NBA’s Western Conference thanks to a 118-116 victory over the Golden State Warriors Friday night. While the win keeps the Lakers in a postseason spot for another another day it’s one that [...]
Now that Kobe Bryant has some time on his hands, he’s decided to explore the Instagram world. But, like anyone trying out a new technology, he’s experienced a few hitches. Let’s just say he’s still getting his photo cropping skills down.
“Mi hermano Pau came by and chilled wit with me for a few hrs. We laughed and joked and talked strategy…,” wrote as his caption to...
I've been there, there is no quick recovery.
With the focus on projecting the impact of 35 year-old Kobe Bryant’s ruptured left Achilles on the Lakers’ playoff prospects and his future in the sport, there hasn’t been much said about the implications of Bryant having played hurt. It is as though one injury had no bearing on the other. That is not likely the case.
Kobe sustained what was reportedly a “severe” left ankle...
With the 2012-13 NBA season wrapping up and the playoffs just days away, the kind folks over at Fox Sports Radio 1037 The Game in Louisiana invited your truly to talk what else... the NBA.
From Kobe Bryant's injury affecting the Lakers, the 2013 NBA Draft to the Spurs signing Tracy McGrady, we cover it all during this interview.
Crossover would like to thanks the fellas...