Kobe can’t say when he will return to Lakers
by David Leon Moore, USA TODAY Sports
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – Los Angeles Lakers Media Day was more like Question Day.
Answer Day sill be held later, TBA.
Nobody, not even Kobe Bryant, knows when the Lakers star, now 35 years old and still recovering from an April surgery to repair a torn left Achilles tendon, will play in another basketball game.
Could it be in the preseason?
“I don’t know,” Bryant said Saturday at the team’s practice facility.
Could it be Opening Night Oct. 29 against the crosstown L.A. Clippers?
“I honestly don’t know,” Bryant said.
Any idea at all?
“Not really,” he said. “There is no timetable.
How far along is he on his rehab?
“I don’t really know how to answer that question,” Bryant said. “I feel good. I don’t really have a timetable. I need to get in shape. I’ll wait until I’m ready. Then I’ll get out there and go.”
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