7 NBA Players Who Had Near Death Experiences

NBA players who came really close to dying at one point.

grant hill staph infection
Early on in his career, Grant Hill was looking like he would be the next Michael Jordan until the injuries started piling up. Still, none of the injuries could compare to his 2003 staph infection that caused him to miss the 2003-2004 season and could’ve taken his life.

“It’s one of those things you don’t know where exactly it came from, but it could be deadly. It was as close as I’ve ever been to checking out,” said Hill.