The 20 Greatest Injury Comebacks in Sports History Michael Hickey/USA Today Sports

17. Grant Hill

Sport: Basketball
Injury: Broken Ankle
Accolades After Injury: 1x All-Star

At his peak, Grant Hill was one of the elite players in the NBA and was headed to the Hall of Fame. Unfortunately, multiple injuries to Hill's left ankle disrupted his career. From 2000-04, Hill missed 281 regular season games and 15 playoff games all due to his ankle. He returned in 2004 and made the All-Star team in 2005 as a member of the Magic. Hill moved on to Phoenix where he established himself as one of their better defenders and experienced some of his greatest health as an NBA player. Tracy McGrady is crying somewhere reading this.

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