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Kobe Bryant said he and his doctors have "shattered" the timetable for recovery after his Achilles' surgery.
"The surgical procedure was different ... and because of that the recovery has been different," Bryant said while traveling in Shenzhen, China, according to NBA.com. "The normal timetable for recovery from an Achilles, weve shattered that. Three-and-a-half months and I can already walk just fine. Im lifting weights with the Achilles just fine and thats different. So we dont know what that timetable is going to be. Its kind of new territory for us all."
Bryant was injured April 12 in a victory over the Golden State Warriors. After surgery, the Lakers announced that the all-star guard would need at least six to nine months of recovery.
It's unclear if Bryant will be back for opening night, but he sounded optimistic in his reported comments while touring China.
The NBA also released a pair of Instagram images from Bryant's trip to Shenzhen and Mong Kok.
Bryant has had a busy summer. In addition to working on his recovery and visiting China, he recently vacationed in Italy and made an appearance last week at a Dodgers game.
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Kobe Bryant has opened up parts of his personal life to his fans ever since joining Twitter and Instagram this year, and the Los Angeles Lakers star got extra personal on Monday. Kobe is on a tour in China, and he expressed his longing for wife Vanessa. “Miss my #Qm #allreal #Ishouldknow #CapriSun #chinatour” Bryant [...]
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant visits fans in Shenzen, China (photo credit: nikeinc.com) While on a promotional tour for Nike in Shenzhen, China, Kobe Bryant revealed he has “shattered” the timetable for his recovery. He went on to further state that only three and half months into his recovery, he can already “walk just fine” and is able to lift weights with the Achilles...
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Kobe Bryant was expected to be out six to nine months after rupturing his Achilles tendon back in April. Bryant is recovering a lot faster than expected. Not only does he have a chance to be ready for the start of the regular season, he could be ready by training camp. This news would be shocking if it were anybody else, but Bryant is known for being inhuman.
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Preparing for the season opener, Los Angeles Lakers icon Kobe Bryant said Monday that he “can already walk just fine.” After suffering a torn left Achilles tendon, Bryant underwent the knife to repair the wound on April 13. Expected to miss a minimum of 6-9 months, Bryant was pictured walking without his boot on June 1. “Three-and-a-half months [after the surgery] I can already...
Kobe Bryant made an appearance over the weekend in the Southern Chinese city of Shenzhen and when he met with reporters he immediately gave a boost to Lakers fans still reeling from the loss of free-agent center Dwight Howard.
Bryant said that not only was he ahead of schedule in coming back from the surgery he had on his Achilles tendon back on April 13 but that he has “shattered”...
Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant was in Shenzhen, China on a Nike promo tour and his mere presence in the billion-person country sent one man into tears.
Los Angeles Lakers guard Kobe Bryant suffered a torn Achilles’ tendon on April 12, 2013 against the Golden State Warriors. His initial recovery timetable was set at six to nine months. But according to Bryant, he’s already “shattered” that timetable. “The surgical procedure was different […] and because of that the recovery has been different,” Bryant said, via...
The Los Angeles Clippers under new coach Doc Rivers will open the NBA season on Oct. 29 against the Lakers.
Chris Paul and the Clippers will be the designated visiting team against Kobe Bryant and the Lakers at Staples Center in the game televised nationally on TNT.
The Clippers said Tuesday that because of increased demand, tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, with...