After suffering a season-ending (and possibly longer) injury on Friday night, Kobe Bryant gave a teary-eyed interview following the game. Bryant said he plans on being back, and seemed to have a generally positive outlook despite the magnitude of the situation.
Following the post-game pressers, Kobe took to his two social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook) to let some more of his frustrations be known.
First, from his Twitter account;
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) April 13, 2013
However, a few hours later, approximately around 3:30 AM in Los Angeles, Bryant posted a much more frustrated comment on his Facebook page.
This is such BS! All the training and sacrifice just flew out the window with one step that I’ve done millions of times! The frustration is unbearable. The anger is rage. Why the hell did this happen ?!? Makes no damn sense. Now I’m supposed to come back from this and be the same player Or better at 35?!? How in the world am I supposed to do that??
I have NO CLUE. Do I have the consistent will to overcome this thing? Maybe I should break out the rocking chair and reminisce on the career that
was. Maybe this is how my book
ends. Maybe Father Time has defeated me…Then again maybe not! It’s 3:30am, my foot feels like dead weight, my head is spinning from the pain meds and I’m wide awake. Forgive my Venting but what’s the purpose of social media if I won’t bring it to you Real No Image?? Feels good to vent, let it out. To feel as if THIS is the WORST thing EVER! Because After ALL the venting, a real perspective sets in. There are far greater issues/challenges in the world then a torn achilles. Stop feeling sorry for yourself, find the silver lining and get to work with the same belief, same drive and same conviction as ever.
One day, the beginning of a new career journey will commence. Today is NOT that day.
“If you see me in a fight with a bear, prey for the bear”. Ive always loved that quote. Thats “mamba mentality” we don’t quit, we don’t cower, we don’t run. We endure and conquer.
I know it’s a long post but I’m Facebook Venting LOL. Maybe now I can actually get some sleep and be excited for surgery tomorrow. First step of a new challenge.
Guess I will be Coach Vino the rest of this season. I have faith in my teammates. They will come thru.
Thank you for all your prayers and support. Much Love Always.
Bryant’s obviously frustrated, and the realization that his season is over is certainly going to be a bitter pill to swallow. But knowing Bryant he’ll be back out there as soon as he can, working on new ways to stay one step ahead of the competition.
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