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Kobe Bryant empathizes with Xavier Henry over Achilles' tendon tear
Kobe Bryant empathizes with Xavier Henry over Achilles' tendon tear

Xavier Henry's Achilles' tendon injury in the Lakers' practice on Monday brought Kobe Bryant right back to his own 2013 injury. "It was just like mine, same thing," said Bryant. "[He] just tried to take off, drive to the basket and it just popped." Bryant ruptured the Achilles' tendon in his left leg near the end of the 2012-13 regular season. He returned briefly last season, but suffered a knee injury that limited him to just six games for the year. Henry suffered a similar injury, to the same leg. He underwent surgery Tuesday at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, operated on by Dr. Neal ElAttrache and Dr. Steven Lombardo. An Achilles'...

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