Report: Kobe on starting season healthy: 'I hope so'
SEP 11, 2013 2:44p ET
Bryant, hosting the Kobe Bryant Health & Fitness Weekend in Abu Dhabi and Dubai, told Time Out Dubai, "I'm feeling pretty good ... stronger than I was. I'm ahead of (my recovery) schedule.
"I don't know (whether) that means I'll start the season – I hope so."
Bryant has been sidelined since April 13 after tearing his Achilles tendon.