Bryant simply needs time off
It's a lost season for the Lakers, but their star can now make gains physically
When Bryant sustained the injury on Dec. 17, 2013, he initially thought he had just hyperextended his knee. It was later revealed as a left tibial fracture of his left knee, the same leg on which he suffered a torn Achilles tendon.
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