Hardest Working Players: NBA

Kobe Bryant
Text: R.J. Rico, SI.com
Photo: Mark J. Terrill/AP

Kobe Bryant

"You always have to be on edge," Kobe Bryant once said. "You always have to take every practice, every game, like it is your last." Bryant is someone who practices what he preaches. While he has seemingly injured every part of his body during his 16-year career, the Lakers superstar never seems to let up. He has the championship rings to prove it, but still wants more.

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