Originally Posted by steve
Think about how often Kobe has been injured over the last few seasons and how quickly he's been able to come back from them. There's been some drop off obviously, but not nearly as much as someone who has logged as many minutes as Kobe. I'm not saying that Kobe does or has used them, and frankly there hasn't been enough of a smoking gun yet to really suggest it (and that could just be the media turning a blind eye to the whole thing), but if there was a prime candidate knowing what we know about PEDs and their usage, Kobe would be right at the top.
I think a lot of players are on PED's and steroids, the kind that heal injuries faster. If you're a superstar, you're more likely to get away with it as Stern wouldn't want you to miss too many games.