Shaun Livingston once missed an entire NBA season because of a severe knee injury. After recovering, Livingston had stints with several teams as he worked to redefine his game. In 2014-15, Livingston joined the Golden State Warriors and became a valuable part of their rotation. In the clinching game of the NBA Finals last season against Cleveland, Livingston came off the bench to score 10 points in the Warriors' 105-97 win. Perhaps more than anyone else on the team, Livingston had a special appreciation for the long road to the championship because of what he had to do to make it back from his injury while changing his style to stay in the league.

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