Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 4/15/13

Kobe Bryant is taking a page out of LeBron James‘ notebook, and he’ll be using that notebook to keep track of all the people sending hate his way. Bryant has been taking to social media to vent his frustrations since tearing his left Achilles tendon on Friday night, and he’s letting all his doubters know that he plans to rise to the challenge of returning next season. The Lakers’ head trainer has said it’s possible that Bryant could be back in playing form for the Lakers’ season-opener in the fall. On Sunday Bryant posted a photo on his Instagram account, making sure the public knows that they have not seen the last of him. The picture was of the Los Angeles Times front page with the headline “Injury clouds the future for Bryant, Lakers.” Bryant responded in a caption with,  ”I’m keeping track of all doubters and haters,” suggesting that he plans to return full force. Check out Bryant’s Instagram of motivation in the photo below. Photo via Instagram/Kobe Bryant

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