Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star’s Leg and Return

October 13th, 2015 by Alec Nathan Leave a reply »
Kobe Bryant has battled myriad injury troubles over the past few seasons, and a leg injury represents the latest ailment to plague the aging Los Angeles Lakers superstar.   

Continue for updates. 

Bryant Did Not Return After Exiting Preseason Game vs. Kings Tuesday, Oct. 13 According to Lakers.com's Mike Trudell, Bryant was diagnosed with a left lower-leg contusion after taking a knee to his calf in the third quarter of a preseason contest against the Sacramento Kings. Before he was formally ruled out, Bryant retreated to the locker room under his own power, per the Los Angeles Times' Mike Bresnahan.    

"He just bumped knees," head coach Byron Scott told reporters following the game, per ESPN.com's Baxter Holmes. He's all right." According to Holmes, Scott told reporters he expects Bryant to play Saturday against the Golden State Warriors.   

Ever since 2013, Bryant has been dogged by injuries. As the 2012-13 regular season drew to a close, he suffered a torn Achilles. Then after he rehabilitated tirelessly, disaster struck during the 2013-14 campaign. Six games into his supposed come ...

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