10 NBA Players Who Suffered a Torn ACL and Recovered Better Than Ever

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10 NBA Players Who Suffered a Torn ACL and Recovered Better Than Ever

As a Timberwolves fan, I shuddered when rookie sensation Ricky Rubio went down with a torn ACL in March.

In a year where Minnesota's rough streak was barely beginning to look up, Rubio suffered a season-ending injury in one brief second against the Lakers.

It ended his season...but will it end his career?

No doubt, Chicago fans are experiencing the same fears after seeing All-Star Derrick Rose go down with the same injury last month.

Sports medicine has come a long way, and a torn ACL no longer means the end to an athlete's career. Here are 10 NBA players who suffered the dreaded injury but returned to the court stronger than ever.

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