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This is one of the stranger injury reports that you’ll hear. The Los Angeles Lakers visited the Great Wall of China earlier today and even there they couldn’t come away injury free. On his way back down the wall, while traveling via toboggan, Shawne Williams crashed into Chris Kaman and crushed the center’s finger, according to the Los Angeles Times: Visitors to the Mutianyu portion of the wall take a gondola or cable car to the top of a hill where the wall is located. They can return the same way or take the toboggan down. “I didn’t hit the brake the whole time. Guys on the edge were yelling ‘Slow down’ and I just kept going,” Kaman said. “All of a sudden I catch up to this guy close to the bottom, so now I have to brake. Shawne Williams comes behind me without hitting his brake at all and just smashed right into me.” Williams was going 20-25 mph hour and Kaman was going only about 3 mph at the time of the collision, Kaman said. “My hand smashed right between the two sleds. I didn’t feel the end of my finger for, like, an hour,” Kaman said, extending a bandaged, swollen middle finger. “It’s starting to throb a little right now.” Luckily, Kaman says he’ll be good to go for Tuesday’s game. Maybe the team should resist from going on any more excursions, though, especially if they involve any kind of risk to their wellbeing… .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } @media(min-width: 500px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 300px; height: 250px; } } @media(min-width: 800px) { .bottom-of-post-responsive { width: 336px; height: 280px; } }

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