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Andrew Bynum, John Wall and 6 NBA Players Who Must Elevate Their Games

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Andrew Bynum, John Wall and 6 NBA Players Who Must Elevate Their Games

The world is full of wasted talent. The world is full of "almost had it" and "if I had just." What the world is not full of are people who were and are successful at the craft they choose not the career they settled for.

This list is comprised of players who have left cards on the table instead of playing their hand. These players have the talent to be All-Stars but instead have been all right. Making matters worse, the teams these players play for are in dire need of them to shine.

These former first-round selections have fallen short of their team's expectations and have not capitalized on the talent bestowed upon them. Well, it is time to pay the costs for being the anointed boss and this group will soon find out that their propensity to fall short will cost them dearly.

Contracts will be up for some and reputations will preside all. They will be left with nothing more than memories and a jaded sense of reality.

Sadly, the time has now come for these players to display the franchise-altering greatness that led these teams to entrust them with riches fit for a king.

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