Shawn Bradley 2008
Former Dallas Mavericks center Shawn Bradley announced Wednesday that a tragic bicycle crash in January had left him paralyzed. The 7’6 former NBA player was riding his bike just a block from his home in St. George, Utah, when a vehicle struck him from behind. The collision caused a traumatic spinal cord injury, leaving Bradley paralyzed. He underwent neck fusion surgery and spent eight weeks in the hospital, rehabilitating.