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NBA Players that Suffered Gruesome Injury But Able to Play Again


NBA – Basketball player’s worst nightmare is injured, it can temporarily stop your career until they recover or even end their career if the injury is worst than expected. These injury doesn’t choose whether if you’re an NBA superstar or not it happens to everyone and it happens in an instant.


There are many NBA players who suffered injury throughout their career, some of them are unable to blossom due to injury while others retired earlier, but there are also some notable players that able to come back and not just a comeback but better than ever before their gruesome injury happen.

Here are some of NBA Players of this generation that able to comeback after suffering a horrible injury:

Shaun Livingstone – In 2007 Livingstone was then part of LA Clippers when he suffered the gruesome injury he dislocated his left kneecap after landing awkwardly following a missed lay-up after the rehabilitation Livingstone returns back in basketball, but becomes a journeyman in the league he found a home at the Golden State Warriors where he is now a 2 time NBA Champion.

Andrew Bogut – In 2010 Bogut was part of Milwaukee Bucks when he suffered the gruesome injury after a made dunk, but losses his balance and landed all his weight on his right wrist and arms he was diagnosed of a broken hand, dislocated elbow and sprained wrist. He successfully returns in the game of basketball and eventually won an NBA Championship with Golden State Warriors in 2015.

Paul George – In 2014 Paul George was part of Team USA when he suffered the gruesome injury after an attempt to block James Harden lay-up but landed his right foot in the basketball stanchion that causes his leg to snap. He was then the superstar of the Indiana Pacers, but cut short due to injury. After a year of rehab George makes a successful comeback as a Pacer and continue his stardom as a star player in the NBA.

Meanwhile, Celtics forward Gordon Hayward is the latest victim of gruesome injury, it happens on his Celtics debut after playing for almost half a quarter of the 1st quarter. He accidentally collided with Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James after an alley up a pass from Gordon’s teammate and fell awkward that broke his left ankle. Gordon has been diagnosed with a dislocated left ankle and left tibia fracture and will require surgery.

Basketball fans and NBA Players wish Gordon’s speedy recovery and strong comeback from the game of basketball.

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