The Lakers tip off the 2013 season on Oct. 29 against the Clippers, but it's looking more unlikely by the day that Kobe Bryant will be in the lineup that night.
Bryant told Lakers.com reporter Mike Trudell that he still can't fully push off the surgically-repaired Achilles tendon in his left leg that he injured on April 12 against the Warriors.
1/2 - Asked @kobebryant about his Achilles: “I can’t quite push all the way through yet, but it’s coming along fine. It feels all right.”
— Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) October 18, 2013
2/2 Kobe-“It gets tight, so we just continue to work w/t modalities & making sure we loosen it up & get it going, but I feel good about it.” — Mike Trudell (@LakersReporter) October 18, 2013