Livingston 在生涯的最後五年皆待在 Warriors，五年拿了三次冠軍戒指的他看似令人相當羨慕，然而這位 34 歲的資深控球後衛，曾經受過可能無法再重拾籃球的大傷。Livingston 於 2004 年以第四順位被 Clippers 選中，當時可說是 Clippers 相當看重的球員，並期望他能為球隊帶來一道重生曙光。可惜 2007 年，這位充滿未來希望的年輕球員在對陣當時的 Bobcats 比賽時，嚴重傷及了他的左膝，而交叉韌帶和內側副韌帶亦全部撕裂，同時膝蓋骨、股骨和脛骨也都脫臼，嚴重程度曾一度認為需要截肢。
不過 Livingston 並不打算消沈，而是認真對抗傷病，一步一步慢慢的展開復原之路，而誰也沒想到他最後竟還能回到 NBA 球場上。雖然重生回到 NBA 的 Livingston 已不再是曾經的球隊主力，也不再擁有無窮的爆發力，更像浪子一般輾轉待過 Heat、OKC、Wizards、Bobcats、Bucks、Cavaliers 和 Nets 等多個球隊，但他卻是一位扎實、高籃球智商的替補綠葉球員。
可能是上帝彌補先前開過的玩笑，Livingston 於 2014 年加盟 Warriors，在這裡他找到了屬於他的定位，不搶風頭的他穩紮穩打的完成每一次控球組織、防守任務。生涯最後的三冠，就是真真正正努力過後的甜美果實，也讓 Livingston 的籃球生涯不再有遺憾，唯一的遺憾可能就是無法在 Clippers 退休。
各位不妨於上方瀏覽 Shaun Livingston 生涯精彩時刻，亦可在下方閱讀他的退休宣言，另外還能留意 NBA「最佳新秀」的競爭，從球鞋合同比拼開始。
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After 15 years in the NBA, I’m excited, sad, fortunate and grateful all in one breath. Hard to put into a caption all of the emotions it takes to try and accomplish your dreams. I wasn’t supposed to be here. Anybody that has beat the odds understands the mental and emotional strain it takes to inspire yourself on an uphill war, let alone inspire others. “The injury” gave me a chance to find and prove to myself (and the world) that I wouldn’t be defined by my circumstances. With my time in the League what I will be most proud of is the fact that my character, values and faith were tested, and I persevered. To my pops that told me to “go get the big ball” I THANK YOU. To my Grandpa that always showed me there was more to life than basketball I THANK YOU. To my Uncles that helped raise me like I was one of their own, THANK YOU. To my wife and kids…the future IS BRIGHTER than our past, and I couldn’t see myself taking on this chapter without you. To all of my teammates, coaches, TRAINERS, staff, my journey is a collection of experiences, and those of you that helped me along the way, THANK YOU! To all the fans and anybody else that inspired me, supported me, cheered for me, or even said good words about me, THANK YOU. “The greatest gift we can give is service to others” #Raiseaglass ?
It’s hard to express how thankful I am to have coached this man the past 5 years. What an amazing combination of talent, grace, & character. I will miss his calm leadership,his presence, his passing & his turnaround jumpers in the post. Nothing but great things ahead! https://t.co/rWCPXfFmfB
— Steve Kerr (@SteveKerr) September 14, 2019