Star athletes' life-changing accidents
Former NBA player Shawn Bradley was paralyzed riding a bicycle in January after a car hit him
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Shawn Bradley, one of the tallest players in NBA history and alongside Michael Jordan one of the stars of 'Space Jam' (1996), has been paralyzed as of January after a car hit him while he was riding his bicycle, this in Utah. The 48-year-old suffered "a traumatic spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed," according to the Dallas Mavericks.
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