Kobe Bryant Discusses Adjusting His Game After Latest Shoulder Injury
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports
Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

In an upcoming interview with NBA TV that will air on Feb. 16, Los Angeles Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant discusses numerous topics including adjusting his game after shoulder surgery and comparing his game to all-time greats.

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After suffering another season-ending injury against the New Orleans Pelicans, there are questions if Father Time has defeated the 36-year-old. While Kobe acknowledges that he does not have the same physical ability he once had, he feels he can still dominate via Kobe Team:

To start the 2014-15 NBA season, Kobe showed he was able to score with the best of them, leading the league in scoring. However, the minutes and high usage rate ultimately took a toll on his body a quarter into the season and forced the five-time champion to rest.

After resting due to general soreness, head coach Byron Scott implemented a new plan which included playing Kobe less than 32 minutes while resting him when necessary. While it took Kobe out of rhythm, he became more of a facilitator and set a new career-high with 17 assists against the Cleveland Cavaliers.

In 35 games, Kobe averaged 22.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 5.6 assists in his 19th NBA season.

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