After a lockout threatened to take away the whole 2011-2012 season, the NBA is finally underway and we have witnessed some fantastic basketball.
Not only has the NBA been home to extraordinary play, but many new storylines have also come to fruition this year.
From the rise of the Indiana Pacers and the rapid decline of the veteran-filled Dallas Mavericks to the breakout of Andrew Bynum and the discontent of Dwight Howard in Orlando, the start of this truncated season has been nothing short of exciting.
But with all the new stories and rumors flying around in the NBA, there has been one ugly theme that definitely has reappeared this season: underachieving players.
Whether it was from the extended downtime this offseason, injuries or age, the players in the next few slides have definitely not produced the way they were expected to.
So here is my list that includes one player from each NBA team who needs to step up his game.