A sport of springs, jumps, and quick stops is bound to take a toll on the legs, knees, and feet. Basketball players see their fair share of injuries, typically from overuse or minor trauma. Usually, they heal and return to the court. But that’s not always the case. Sometime a basketball player who gets blindsided gets sidelined.
The following graphic takes a look at some of the worst injuries ever in the NBA, the three most common injuries in the NBA, and how injuries in the NCAA compare.
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|IT Band Hip
Posterior Shin Splints
Full Knee Support
Back of Knee
Ball of Foot
Top of Foot
Neck and Shoulder
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