Thursday March 14th, 2013

@kobebryant @kobebryant

Kobe Bryant is out indefinitely after suffering a severe left ankle sprain late in last night's 96-92 loss to the Hawks.

Bryant landed awkwardly on the foot of Atlanta's Dahntay Jones after descending from a jump shot. But Kobe contended afterward that Jones kept moving into Bryant intentionally, saying he "Jalen Rosed me," in reference to a similar injury he suffered during the 2000 NBA Finals.

"I can't get my mind past the fact that I gotta wait a year to get revenge," Bryant added.

Jones took to Twitter to defend himself.

Kobe, who's been terrifically awful on Twitter since joining last year, checked in with a photo of the ankle and two other superfluously hashtagged dispatches.

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