July 25, 2012 – The Hoop Doctors
No one can ever accuse Kobe Bryant of not taking his craft seriously. He’s in the tail end of his career and probably takes this more seriously than some younger players. Hard not to respect his work ethic.
Beyond experimental therapy, Bryant reveals how else his appearance has changed, losing 16 pounds to prepare his older body for the rigours of the Olympics followed by another run at his sixth NBA title. “With summer basketball leading directly into the season – and I’m expecting to play until next June – I have to take some load off my knees. I’ve got to shave some of this weight.”