Lakers Rumors & News Recap: Kobe’s Timetable Remains Uncertain

Los Angeles Clippers v Los Angeles LakersThe 2013-14 NBA season is rapidly approaching with only 48 days left before the Los Angeles Lakers square off against their division rival, the Los Angeles Clippers, at Staples Center.

With the first game of the season right around the corner, the speculation continues about when Kobe Bryant will be ready to return to the floor for the Lakers. Although there’s been multiple reports that Kobe will be ready to take on the Clippers on Oct. 29, no timetable has been set for his return.

On Wednesday, a report surfaced that Kobe is still unsure if he’ll be ready for the season opener. Obviously, with Kobe’s track record for bouncing back quickly from injuries, many have shrugged this off believing that there’s no way the five-time NBA champion will miss the matchup against Chris Paul and company.

Despite Kobe’s reluctance to let an injury get the best of him, the recovery from surgery to repair his torn Achilles is nothing to be taken lightly. Kobe may very well jeopardize the rest of his playing career in the NBA if he returns too early, and that’s simply not worth the risk.

Lakers Nation News

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Lakers News: Xavier Henry Discusses His First Day Of Team Workouts

Lakers News: Buss Family To Executive Produce Showtime Series

VIDEO: Top 10 Kobe Bryant Players From 2000-2001 Season

VIDEO: Kobe Bryant Can’t Spin A Basketball On His Finger

Jeremy Lin Discusses Difference Between Coach D’Antoni And McHale

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Lakers News: Kobe Shows Up To Practice Facility With Team

Lakers News 

Jordan Farmar ‘In A Great Place’ Back On Lakers’ Bench [LA Times]

This Fall Could Mean A Rise In LA Sports Excitement [LA Times]

Lakers Starting To Collect, Work Out At Team’s Practice Facility [LA Times]

Jeanie Buss, Phil Jackson And Kurt Rambis Help Develop Showtime Drama [LA Times]

Lakers May Have The Most Summertime Spending Power In The NBA [LA Times]

Lakers Add Xavier Henry For Perimeter Defense [OC Register]

Ding: 10 Ways Lakers Can Be Better Than Expected [OC Register]

The Novelty Of Losing [Silver Screen & Roll]

Most Hyped? Not Interested [Silver Screen & Roll]

Lakers Sign Xavier Henry [Silver Screen & Roll]

Lakers Continue To Chase Potential, Sign Xavier Henry [Forum Blue & Gold]

NBA News 

Heat Sign Michael Beasley [SB Nation]

The Myth Of Beasley’s Talent [SB Nation]

Horry’s Not A Hall Of Famer [SB Nation]

Carmelo Anthony Isn’t Talking Free Agency, Either [Pro Basketball Talk]

Miami Heat Sign Michael Beasley To Training Camp Contract [Pro Basketball Talk]

Marc Gasol Says The Grizzlies Want To Run This Season. Riiiight. [Pro Basketball Talk]

NBA CBA, New Looming TV Deal Means No NBA Teams For Sale [Pro Basketball Talk]

Guy Buys Storage Unit At Auction, Finds It Filled With Dikembe Mutombo Memorabilia [Pro Basketball Talk]

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