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Kobe: 'Weeks' away from return

Updated: November 27, 2013, 10:27 AM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

WASHINGTON -- Kobe Bryant said he is still "probably weeks" away from making his return to game action after being sidelined for more than seven months, but feels grateful to the Los Angeles Lakers for signing him to a contract extension while he is still recovering from his Achilles injury.

"It makes me want to run through a wall for them," Bryant said in his first public comments since signing a two-year, $48.5 million deal with the Lakers on Monday. "It kind of just adds more ...

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