Coming back from disappointment can be extremely frustrating for most, and even more so in the world of sports.
Players are expected to produce and do so with regularity, hence injuries and other circumstances that can sideline players are extremely tough to fathom.
For this list, the focus is on injuries and players returning to the NBA from overseas.
Read on for the six leading candidates for NBA Comeback Player of the Year award in 2012-13.
Just letting you, the reader, know, Derrick Rose, Eric Gordon, Ricky Rubio and Iman Shumpert will miss considerable time this year and are not included on this list.