As news spread around the NBA on Thursday that Kobe Bryant would miss six weeks with a knee injury, players around the league took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
Bryant suffered a fracture of the lateral tibial plateau in his left knee in a win Tuesday over the Memphis Grizzlies.
He'll be sidelined until about the end of January.
The gem cannot be polished without friction, nor man perfected without trials.— Robert Sacre (@Bobby_Sacre) December 20, 2013
Feel bad for Kobe..— Jamal Crawford (@JCrossover) December 19, 2013
Not Kobe— Brandon Rush (@BRush_25) December 19, 2013
Bryant posted his own thoughts and sent a message of thanks to the players who reached out via Twitter.
Thank you my fellow nba brothers for all the luv and support #Respect— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) December 20, 2013