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Torn Achilles knocks Kobe out for season

Torn Achilles knocks Kobe out for season

Kobe Bryant had surgery Saturday on his torn Achilles tendon, ending his season with two games left in the Los Angeles Lakers' playoff chase.
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  • Video - Kobe Likely Out 6-9 Months 03:17

    Kobe Likely Out 6-9 Months

    Apr 13
    Lakers athletic trainer Gary Vitti discusses the recovery time for Kobe Bryant, who is expected to miss 6-9 months after surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon.
  • Video - Kobe Bryant's Future 02:03

    Kobe Bryant's Future

    Apr 13
    Stephen A. Smith thinks Kobe Bryant will return and discusses whether the Lakers would use its amnesty clause on Bryant.
  • Video - Marc Stein On Kobe's Injury 02:47

    Marc Stein On Kobe's Injury

    Apr 13
    Marc Stein on the future of Kobe Bryant and the Lakers after he suffers probable torn Achilles tendon.
  • Video - Lakers' Playoff Push 01:24

    Lakers' Playoff Push

    Apr 13
    Despite the injury to Kobe Bryant, Stephen A. Smith believes the Lakers will make the playoffs.