A Hall-of-Fame Career Despite Being Broken

Kobe Bryant was diagnosed with a torn rotator cuff last Friday, and is expected to miss the remainder of the 2014-15 season. However, the third leading scorer in NBA history has suffered over 20 injuries throughout his career. While injuries have ended Bryant’s season each of the past three years, he has demonstrated a resolve of playing through physical ailments and missing minimal playing time during 16 of of his 19-year Hall-of-Fame career. Click on any of the the images below to view a detailed depiction of 10 of the more severe injuries that Bryant has fought to overcome.