The 20 Greatest Injury Comebacks in Sports History Jennifer Stewart/USA Today Sports

13. Amar'e Stoudemire

Sport: Basketball
Injury: Microfracture Knee Surgery, Detached Retina
Accolades After Injury: 5x All-Star, 2007 All-NBA 1st Team

Amar'e Stoudemire has gone through trials and tribulations when it comes to injuries. After a few years in the NBA Stoudemire had microfracture knee surgery. Most players who've had microfracture surgery (Penny Hardaway, Tracy McGrady, Chris Webber, etc.) were robbed of their athletic ability, but Amar'e came back focused and added a midrange jumper into his game. A few years later, Stoudemire suffered a severe eye injury and was forced to wear goggles. He came back averaging 23 points and 9 rebounds and helped lead the Suns all the way to the 2010 Western Conference Finals.

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