The Top Five All-Time Greatest Performances By an Injured Athlete

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The Top Five All-Time Greatest Performances By an Injured Athlete

Hours after LeBron James was presented with his second straight MVP trophy in front of a sell-out crowd, James certainly did not play like one.

The city of Cleveland should be holding its breath, because James is injured, and the Cavaliers are now in trouble.

James, who seemed to be favoring his injured right elbow, scored 24 points in the Game Two Eastern Conference semifinal loss to the Boston Celtics.

LeBron didn't play like his dominant self, and at times, looked over at the bench complaining about his elbow. The Cavaliers' next game isn't until Friday, so at least James has some time to rest and get healthy.

He's certainly going to need it.

So in honor of the injured elbow, here are the top five all-time greatest performances by an injured athlete.

One thing is for sure: LeBron James' Game Two performance is not on this list.

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