We all know Kobe's drive and determination will eventually bring him back on the court, but how long will it be before we actually get to see Black Mamba do his thing again?
Our very own Lance Fresh joins us to tell you what the three possible scenarios are for Kobe next year.
Will he wind up coaching? Will he sit out?
Watch now to see what Lance thinks about Kobe's return next year and let us know what you think in the comments below.