It only takes one freak accident to go from superstar to fallen star in the NBA.

Kyrie Irving and Stephen Curry are getting a taste of what that is like with their respective injuries that could keep them out of the first round of the 2018 NBA Playoffs.

Unfortunately, there have been much worse cases where careers have been derailed by injuries, leaving NBA fans to wonder what their career would be like if they had remained healthy.

In a perfect world everyone would be able to offer their best to the NBA, but for these players their best was just a glimpse at what they could have been.

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