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Kobe Bryant Out 6 to 9 Months with Torn Achilles Tendon

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LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) — Kobe Bryant will be sidelined for at least six to nine months because of a torn left Achilles tendon, Lakers trainer Gary Vitti announced afternoon. “The tear was a complete rupture,” Vitti said.

Bryant posted a photo of himself wearing a hospital gown on Twitter and Instagram Saturday,  just before going into surgery at an undisclosed location.

The Los Angeles Lakers guard was injured Friday during a game against the Golden State Warriors.

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