Kobe Bryant suffered a torn Achilles tendon injury on April 12, 2013, in the game against the Golden State Warriors, and has not been active in the NBA game since then.

But, this Friday we might see the Black Mamba back on the floor, fully ready to compete. He is expected to return for the game against Lakers' California rivals the Sacramento Kings.

In the video, you can see how Kobe participated in a 5-on-5 scrimmage in the Los Angeles Lakers' practice. On one possession, Bryant stole the ball from Xavier Henry and dribbled on the other side of the floor, where he preformed the left handed dunk.

This video shows that Kobe is all but ready for return. Of course, on one hand, we should not expect amazing things from the five time NBA champion right away, as it might take some time to build the right chemistry with his new teammates. 

But, on the other hand, we are talking about Kobe Bryant. If anyone can prove doubters wrong, we all know that he is the one. We sure can look forward what will he bring us this time.

The Los Angeles Lakers are currently at .500 with nine wins and nine losses. They stand at 10th place in the West, and are just one win away from the eighth seed that leads to a Play-offs.

They have surprised a lot of people by winning so many games, as they were predicted to struggle until Kobe's return.

But since they have had pretty good start, anything is possible now. We might even see one of the greatest franchises of all-time making a bigger impact than expected in this season's NBA Play-offs.

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