Kobe Bryant has already played 17 seasons. He has achieved what most players can only dream of. But for most people who know the Mamba, it’s clear that his work isn’t done yet. His resiliency takes its worst test with a major injury that has cut short his roller-coaster season. The thought had been raised that Father Time has finally caught up with the Mamba, who has probably logged the most playoff minutes among any active player (except maybe Tim Duncan). While it may be delaying the inevitable, Kobe’s recent flirtation with social media has yielded a definite answer.