Kobe Bryant is expected to miss 6 weeks. /sad trombone
There's Keynesian Economics. There's Heisenberg's String Theory. There's Martin Heidegger. There's David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest. And then there's the realm of Kobe Bryant's mind. Understanding Kobe isn't rocket science. Actually, he's confounding in ways that would make aerospace engineering blush.
Kobe Bryant suffered another injury against Memphis which will keep him out for six weeks. Can he get back up?
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The Los Angeles Lakers will seek their first victory since Kobe Bryant has returned from his achilles injury, and his arrival could not have been more timely. Since the Lakers do not currently have a healthy point guard on the roster with Steve Nash, Jordan Farmar and Steve Blake all sidelined with injuries, coach Mike D’Antoni has turned to his team’s leader, Bryant, to guard one of the NBA’s quickest players – Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook.
It will certainly be a tough task for a 35-year-old who is still shaking off the rust from an achilles injury to guard Westbrook, but D’Antoni has trust in the Black Mamba.
In his season debut, Bryant scored just 9 points on 2-of-9 shooting, turning the ball over 8 times as well in Los Angeles’s loss to the Toronto Raptors on Sunday. Bryant seemed to be more Bryant-like on Tuesday, dropping 20 points on 6-of-11 shooting.
The Thunder host the Lakers on ESPN at 8:00 P.M. ET.
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Don't worry, Kobe Bryant can still dunk.
He looked a little rough Sunday in his first game back from his torn Achilles, but tonight he has another chance to get back into the swing of things.
While Sunday night's game between the Toronto Raptors and Los Angeles Lakers focused on the return of Kobe Bryant, teammate Wesley Johnson stole the show for a brief moment. With the Lakers down 15-4 midway
Guess who's back, back, back. Back again gain gain.
Kobe's back, back, back, Tell a friend, friend, friend.
Later tonight, Kobe Bryant will make his first appearance in an NBA game since last April when
Kobe Bryant will make his return Sunday night at home against the Toronto Raptors.
Kobe Bryant has a new commercial out with soccer star Lionel Messi.