Eleven years ago today, Malik Sealy was killed by a drunk driver while returning from the birthday of his teammate and friend, Kevin Garnett. Sealy's untimely death at just 30 years of age came just as he was establishing himself as a force in and outside of the league, recording career highs on the court and landing acting roles off of it. Though the feats that athletes display on the field make them seem invincible, deaths of young sport stars like Sealy are a cruel reminder of their mortality. Just this month Derek Boogaard (28) of the New York Rangers and Olympic marathoner Samuel Wanjiru (24) met untimely deaths. As we continue to mourn these two young men who left us too soon, and reminisce on the life and career of Sealy, let's take a look back at these Athletes Who Died During Their Prime...

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