20 Biggest, Boldest Comebacks of 2014

From Aphex Twin to 'The Walking Dead,' these were the artists, athletes, TV shows and political players who rose from the ashes over the last year

Derrick Rose
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Derrick Rose

Ever since Michael Jordan left the Chicago Bulls at the end of the 1990s, the Windy City has been hoping someone could fill his large Nikes. The answer seemed to come in the form of Derrick Rose, the team's incredibly gifted point guard who won the MVP trophy in 2011. But since then? A torn ACL, a torn meniscus and whispers that he wasn't tough enough sidelined what seemed like a potential hall-of-fame career. So fingers crossed that the brilliant phenom is back for good as the Bulls compete in the Eastern Conference, even if every minor hamstring injury puts an entire fan base into a panic.

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