As detrimental as they can be to a team, injuries in sports are most heartbreaking when they occur during a title run.
With clubs scripting lineups, managing egos and studying game film, they don't quite need a superstar injury to worry about as well. But life is always a roller coaster.
Derrick Rose's torn ACL is the most recent in an unfortunate collection of playoff injuries that have both tarnished optimism and altered psyches.
It's about time we check out the worst playoff injuries ever, those that we believe prevented the team from achieving desired promise. Or rather, a championship.
These guys will break clavicles for that shiny hardware.