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Worst Basketball Injuries

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The worst injuries common to professional basketball players

Rated 0 points - posted 11 years ago by rsnc in category Sports.
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ACL tear Report Abuse
18 points - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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The most feared knee injury amongst basketball players. Rehabilitation time is usually one year.
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Ruptured Patellar Tendon Report Abuse
5 points - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Painful knee injury with a long rehab time.
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Torn Hamstring Muscle Report Abuse
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MCL Tear Report Abuse
4 points - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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A knee injury that can result in major instability around the entire joint.
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Ruptured Achilles Tendon Report Abuse
4 points - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Often a career ending injury for basketball players.
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Sprained Ankle Report Abuse
1 point - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Common, nagging injury for basketball players.
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Dislocated Wrist Report Abuse
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Knee Tendonitis Report Abuse
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Elbow Tendonitis Report Abuse
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Back Spasms Report Abuse
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Dislocated Kneecap Report Abuse
0 points - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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I had this... ill never be the same!! :-(
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Plantar Fasciitis Report Abuse
0 points - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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Nagging injury feels like stepping on a small rock in your shoe with each step.
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Sprained Wrist Report Abuse
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Broken Fingers Report Abuse
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Broken Nose Report Abuse
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Scratched Cornea Report Abuse
-1 point - added 11 years ago by rsnc - 1 comment
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An injury that has caused professional players such as Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Amar'e Stoudemire to don protective goggles.
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Jumper's Knee Report Abuse
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Hip Pointer Report Abuse
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Strained Calf Muscle Report Abuse
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Shin Splints Report Abuse
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