Kobe Bryant has Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

After learning that Andrew Bynum’s surgery on his right knee was set for July 28, we naturally were curious to discover what Kobe Bryant’s medical plans were after a season during which he encountered a motley crew of injuries.

On Friday, the Lakers obliged, releasing a statement detailing a successful arthroscopic surgery on the right knee of the two-time defending Finals MVP:

In response to recent media inquiries, it has been announced today that Kobe Bryant recently underwent arthroscopic surgery on his right knee. The successful surgery was performed last week. Bryant is currently undergoing rehab and is expected to be fully recovered prior to the start of the Lakers’ training camp on September 25.