The 25 Best NBA Careers Ruined by Injury

9. Tracy McGrady

Career years: 1997-present
Career stats
: 19.6 PPG 5.6 RPG 4.4 APG 1.2 SPG 0.9 BPG
Teams: Toronto Raptors, Orlando Magic, Houston Rockets, New York Knicks, Detroit Pistons, Atlanta Hawks, San Antonio Spurs

Here's a debate some of you might remember having about a decade ago: Who you got? T-Mac or Kobe? Today that question is laughable as Kobe mde his  mark as not only one of the best ever but still one of the best active ballers, while McGrady isn't doing so hot. Back in '03 however, the debate actually had some legs and T-Mac was balling out of control dropping 13 points in 35 seconds, alley-ooping to himself, and just letting the league have it.

That was until the ever nagging back spasms, shoulder issues, knee injuries, and eventual microfracture surgery. Who knows where T-Mac would be? Probably not bench warming for the Spurs, for sure.

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