Kobe Bryant joins IOC campaign

Updated: June 14, 2013, 1:39 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Kobe Bryant has joined forces with the IOC to promote a global get-active campaign.

The Los Angeles Lakers star -- a two-time Olympic gold medalist with the U.S. -- posted a video on Friday urging people to take part in sports activities on "Olympic Day" on June 23.

Bryant, who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon, says "I can't run, I can't jump and I can't swim yet, so I need you guys to pick up the slack for me and be doubly active."

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