Worst NBA Injuries of All Time

*If any video links are presented below, note that these injuries are gruesome.

Even though it's reputation is not the same as football or boxing, basketball is still quite a dangerous sport, especially on the level of the NBA. These athletes put their bodies on the line day after day, and sometimes, that mindset can cost them years they will be forced to sit out. Here is the list of the worst NBA injuries of all time.

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1Shaun Livingston - 2/26/2007

I personally put Livingston at the top spot, because of how scary this injury was, not only to his career, but to his life. As stated by SBNation.com, "Livingston tore his ACL, PCL, MCL, and meniscus and dislocated his knee. There was legitimate concern that his leg would have to be amputated." Because of how his injury almost ruined his life, I think it's safe to say that this injury truly was the worst of all time. - MasonOcker

2Paul George - 8/1/2014
3Rudy Tomjanovich - 12/9/1977
4Derrick Rose - 4/28/2012Derrick Martell Rose is an American professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association.
5Greg Oden - 9/14/2007
6Andrew Bogut - 4/3/2010
7Marquis Daniels - 2/6/2011
8Jamal Crawford - 11/13/2003
9Glen Davis - 5/26/2010
10TJ Ford - 3/7/2012

The Contenders

11Joe Johnson - 5/11/2005
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Top Remixes

1. Shaun Livingston - 2/26/2007
2. Paul George - 8/1/2014
3. Rudy Tomjanovich - 12/9/1977



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