Reading the manga again and I've noticed that Kimimaro didn't really show us his true abilities; if he hadn't of died half way he would of most definately finished Lee and Gaara...
He was also able to stop Juugo's impulses without getting hurt.
How strong was this guy to take on Juugo without getting hurt?
Perhaps he's around the same level of Sasuke, but I just wondering how did he calm Juugo - I know that Sasuke used his Sharingan once to calm him somehow. But what does Kimimaro have? A spare funny bone to calm the mad bastard down? (Pardon my french).
For those he don't know who Kimimaro is, he's the guy who could manipulate his bone structure, take bones out and use them as weapons. He was supposed to be Orochimaru's next container but then he became terminally ill.