Kobe Bryant Has Surgery to Repair Achilles Tendon - NBC Southern California

    Kobe Bryant's Ruptured Achilles Tendon Goes Under Knife

    Fans, teammates and Kobe Bryant himself are reacting to the Laker superstar's season-ending injury. Bryant underwent surgery Saturday for a third-degree rupture of his Achilles tendon, which he suffered during a game the night before. Michelle Valles reports for the NBC4 News at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Apr. 13, 2013. (Published Saturday, Apr 13, 2013) Fans, teammates and Kobe Bryant himself are reacting to the Laker superstar's season-ending injury. Bryant underwent surgery Saturday for a... See More