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Kobe Achilles

Kobe's Rebound From Torn Achilles Will Be Vast Challenge

Jordan Schultz | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

Perhaps the most glaring tell that Kobe isn't yet Kobe came with just under five minutes left in the game. He was fouled and heard the whistle, yet did not attempt to bring his hands through for his trademark move to draw a shooting foul.

Kobe Has Eyes On Returning To Lakers On Sunday

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.05.2014 | Los Angeles

Long after most of his teammates scattered, Kobe Bryant stayed on the practice floor hoisting jumper after jumper and free throws. The image showed wh...

Kobe Not Planning To Play Friday Night For Lakers

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.04.2014 | Los Angeles

The Lakers have preached caution with Kobe Bryant's pending return, knowing the sensitivity surrounding his left Achilles tendon makes it unpredictabl...

Jordan Schultz

2013 NBA Western Conference Preview | Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.22.2013 | Sports

The NBA season tips off on Oct. 29, and as is par for the course, the drama has already begun. The Western Conference features an abundance of questio...

Kobe Unsure About Season Opener

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 08.16.2013 | Sports

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant isn't sure he'll be ready to play when the Los Angeles Lakers open the season on Oct. 29, although he remains ahead o...

GRAPHIC PHOTO: Kobe Bryant Shares Image From Achilles Surgery

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant on Tuesday shared a photo of his Achilles' surgery. You might wish he hadn't. It's got blood, stitches and rubber-gloved hands. If the ...

Jordan Schultz

Who Can Win The West? | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

What will Thunder head coach Scott Brooks do if Russell Westbrook reverts to "hero ball"? What happens when Chris Paul picks up three fouls in the fir...

Jordan Schultz

Game Plans To Win The Closely Matched Western Conference | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

It only took the Western Conference the entire season to sort out the playoff seeding, but that just makes them that much better. Kobe Bryant has suff...

Kobe Bryant's Achilles Tendon Rupture: The Role of Increased Minutes

Shawn Sorenson | Posted 06.18.2013 | Sports
Shawn Sorenson

Following Kobe Bryant's season-ending Achilles tendon rupture, there's much debate about the role of increased minutes during the Lakers' playoff push in contributing to the injury. Here are at least four major factors to be considered.

Playing Through. Or Not.

Abby Sims | Posted 06.15.2013 | Sports
Abby Sims

With the focus on projecting the impact of 35 year-old Kobe Bryant's ruptured left Achilles on the Lakers' playoff prospects and his future in the sport, there hasn't been much said about the implications of Bryant having played hurt.

Jordan Schultz

Kobe Bryant's Torn Achilles And The Lakers' Potential Amnesty Clause | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports

For the first time in his illustrious 17-year NBA career, Kobe Bryant is vulnerable as a basketball player. Friday night during a Los Angeles Lake...

Lakers: Kobe Suffers Probable Torn Achilles

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers remained in control of their playoff fate but at a cost that may make any postseason trip much shorter than they would like. ...