Kobe Bryant Practice Draws Media In, Reveals What He's Ready To Do On The Court
Huffington Post - over 4 years
The moment the doors opened to the Lakers' practice facility, plenty of images validated Kobe Bryant's belief he can play in a game sometime this month. In his first full practice since tearing his left Achilles tendon seven months ago, Bryant participated Tuesday in a full-court scrimmage closed to the media and a half-court, five-on-five scrimmage that stayed open for them. During the moments visible to cameras tracking his every move, Bryant appeared mostly lively. He nailed a pair of jumpers over Nick Young and Xavier Henry at the top of the key. He also showed a good mix of scoring and facilitating, drove for a layup and set up Wesley Johnson back door for an open shot. "I just went out there, played and tried to do what I normally do," Bryant said. "I tried to figure some things out I could do at this stage and figure out what I can't do at this stage." What did he learn? "I'm able to hold my defenders off pretty easily with my off hand and maintain position in the pos...
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