Lakers Legend Kobe Bryant Posts Overweight Photo, Vows To Get Back In Shape In 30 Days
Throwback Thursday: Kobe Bryant Wills The Lakers To Victory With 52 Points

Throughout Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant’s NBA career he was known as one of the hardest workers in the history of the game. There have been countless anecdotes from trainers and coaches about his work ethic, about him showing up at the gym for an intense workout early in the morning and then carrying that intensity all throughout the day.

Bryant is now retired though, and has began a new career in storytelling, so he may not have quite as much time to workout and stay in shape.

That became apparent on Tuesday afternoon, when Bryant posted a photo of himself looking a bit out of shape. He vowed to get back in shape in the next 30 days in the picture he later deleted, via Bleacher Report:

Bryant replaced the photo with an all black one captioned “Mamba mode #blackout”:

Mamba mode #blackout

A post shared by Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) on

One thing that has become apparent with Bryant over the years is that if he says he is going to do something, he does it, so expect another photo of him in the next month with him looking back in shape.

While he may not have a reason to get back in shape other than for his own health, fellow former All-Star Paul Pierce recently said that he is recruiting Bryant to play with him in Ice Cube’s Big3 League. While it is unlikely that Bryant would commit to playing in the league, it could be an underlying reason for him wanting to get back in shape.

You May Also Like

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Playing Street Soccer During World Cup In Brazil

Kobe Bryant has always been a huge soccer fan. Growing up in…

LeBron James Shocked Dwyane Wade Didn’t Get ‘Kobe Deal’ In Miami

In a free agency that certainly shifted the landscape of the NBA, many fans saw some of their most beloved players leave town in pursuit of better deals…

Lakers News: Julius Randle Says He Can ‘Absolutely’ Take His Game To Another Level

In the loss to the Charlotte Hornets earlier this week, third-year forward Julius Randle reminded everyone how dominant he can be on the basketball floor for the Los Angeles Lakers…

Lakers Draft Workouts: Bryant, Kuzma, Williams-Goss, Beachem, Hawkins, White

The Los Angeles Lakers worked out six draft prospects on Monday morning, in preparation for the 2017 NBA draft: V.J. Beachem, Andrew White, Nigel Williams-Goss, Kyle Kuzma, Dominique Hawkins, and Thomas Bryant…