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Kobe Bryant says love for game keeps him motivated
Kobe Bryant says love for game keeps him motivated

Eighteen years into an illustrious NBA career and Kobe Bryant remains as driven as ever. Bryant says it is his love for the game of basketball that drives him more than anything else, never mentioning Tuesday the need to prove his doubters wrong about his comeback from a second injury in the last two seasons with the Lakers. Without being prompted, Bryant talked about the torn left Achilles’ tendon injury he suffered at the end of the 2012-13 season. While recovering from that injury, Bryant returned for six games last season and then sat out 57 because of a fractured left knee. “I think the Achilles’ injury just ignited a new challenge for me personally to see if I...

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