Kobe Bryant Injury: Updates on Lakers Star's Knee and Recovery

Tyler Conway@jtylerconwayFeatured ColumnistDecember 18, 2013

USA Today

Updates from Thursday, April 17

Ramona Shelburne of ESPN Los Angeles details Kobe's trip to Europe, and says it'll be more than just a vacation:

Bryant has been ramping up his activity level in recent weeks as he continues to recover from a fracture in his left knee suffered during the Lakers' victory Dec. 17 at Memphis, just six games into his return from a ruptured Achilles.

While he is in Europe, Bryant will visit the clinic in Germany where he had the platelet-rich plasma treatment known as Orthokineon on his knee, according to a source.

The visit to the clinic is a check-up to ensure all is structurally sound with his knee before he resumes intense training.

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