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Jumpin’ Jesus on a pogo stick! That ain’t right, man. Kobe Bryant uploaded a photo to his Facebook page that provided all-too-disturbing evidence what kind of incision needs to be made into a person’s lower leg in order to surgically repair a busted-up Achilles, in this case, the one the Black Mamba tore during an […]The post Hey, a photo of Kobe Bryant’s Achillies scar, it ain’t half-ba–GAHHHHHHHH!!! appeared first on Sportress of Blogitude.
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