Originally written on Rumors and Rants  |  Last updated 11/11/14
Ever since he tore his Achilles’ tendon, speculation has run rampant regarding when Kobe Bryant would return to the NBA. Now we have a clearer picture as to when he’ll finally be back on the court. On Tuesday, Bryant confirmed that he was still two to three weeks of practice away from returning to action. He has no timetable to return to practice, but after he does he’ll need some time to work back into game shape. Bryant has been pushing himself and testing his Achilles and ankle with increasingly difficult workouts. Bryant had the following to say about where he’s at in his rehab: “This week I’m pushing it again and measuring it and seeing how it does. I pushed it really hard (Monday), and it feels pretty good today. So I will push it again (Tuesday) night then measure it (Wednesday) morning and continue to go from there.” Bryant also says that he doesn’t plan to play until he can perform at an “exceptional” level. He added that his doubters continue to motivate him. The 35-year-...
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