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Staying healthy is harder than it looks. From elbows to eyes, no body part is safe, as many of the sports world's top names have learned in the past 12 months. After electing not to have surgery during the offseason, Bryant has battled a broken finger on his shooting hand all season. Apparently, it hasn't affected his shooting stroke, as the Lakers booked a return trip to the Conference Finals this week.

Text: Abe Schwadron, SI.com
Photo: Lou Capozzola/SI

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