• Report: Bryant to Germany for knee treatment

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Oct 3, 2013
    The Los Angeles Times on Thursday cited people with knowledge of the situation as saying that Bryant was going to Germany this time. He went to Germany twice in 2011 for a procedure on his sore right knee and a sore left ankle that bothered him at the time. Bryant is expected back with the team early next week. The Los Angeles Lakers said on Thursday that Bryant is expected to return early next week. Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni told the Times that Bryant's trip and ensuing procedure had been planned, and that the team had no concerns about it. In PRP therapy, which was pioneered over the last decade by Dr. Allan Mishra of the Stanford University Medical Center, about two tablespoons of a patient’s blood are removed and put through a centrifuge.
    Source: CNNSI.com
    • Kobe goes to Germany for medical procedure

      Kobe Bryant is heading to Germany to have a medical procedure unrelated to the torn Achilles tendon he sustained in April.
      Source: nba.com
  • Source: Kobe abroad for treatment on knee

    Kobe Bryant is in Germany and will undergo the platelet-rich plasma treatment known as Orthokine on his right knee, a source confirmed to ESPNLosAngeles.com on Thursday.
    Source: ESPN.com

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