We all watched Michael Jordan because of the amazing things that he could do with a basketball, and how he could make us feel just by flying through the air and dunking on an unsuspecting defender.
The reason we love sports so much is for the simple competition of the whole thing, but every once in a while, something else gets thrown in.
There are times during some sporting events that will fill us with emotion, and even put us on the brink of tears.
Does that means I have cried because of something that has happened during the course of a game? Maybe, but if I did I can assure you they weren't Adam Morrison tears.
Some things just go beyond the athletic event itself, and touch us in ways that we never really thought possible, and that is one of the good things about sports, when something transcends the simpleness of contest.
With that, I have put together a list of the most courageous players and performances in the history of the NBA.