Kobe Bryant suffered possible season-ending shoulder injury, returned to the game and shot left-handed

Kobe Bryant is truly one of the gutsiest players in the NBA today.

The Los Angeles Lakers guard injured his shoulder dunking in the third quarter only to return in the fourth  and — as you can see in the video above — shoot left-handed.

As it turns out, Bryant had suffered a torn rotator cuff in his shoulder:

Just let that sink in for a second.

Bryant returned to a meaningless regular-season game with a torn rotator cuff and gave it a go. Ultimately he returned to the bench and the Lakers lost to the New Orleans Pelicans, 96-80.

Whether he's lost for the season or not remains to be seen.