For the first time in seven weeks, Kobe Bryant can finally walk.
The Lakers star tweeted out a picture on Instagram showing him walking on a weight-wearing treadmill, the latest sign of progress surrounding Bryant’s recovery from a torn left Achilles tendon.
Walking in my “medical mamba” shoes made by Nike in 2 weeks with extra support for the Achilles… instagram.com/p/Z9RKR3xNo9/
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) May 31, 2013
The anti-gravity treadmill allows Bryant to walk and eventually run while supporting a certain percentage of his body weight. Bryant, who suffered the injury April 12 against Golden State, is expected to be out for at least another four to six months.
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