Think Basketball is Easy? Let Kobe Bryant Change Your Mind

By Richard K. Noots

Sports like Football and Hockey kind of steal the show sometimes when the public talks about athlete-related injuries. What should be known is that anything physical can become extremely damaging, even if you’re well-trained. Sportsmen and women alike succeed only when they push their bodies to the brink of their limits and beyond. Kobe Bryant is a sterling example of that in Basketball. Torn shoulders, ripped knees and a host of other injuries are what plagues players like Kobe season-by-season.

Infograph Kobe

See what I mean? He may be a jerk sometimes, but it could just be because he’s really sore …