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Carlos Boozer: 5 Reasons Bulls Star Hasn't Lived Up to His Bloated Contract
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Last night, in a Chicago Bulls loss against the Miami Heat, Carlos Boozer proved once again that he's a softy in the post.

The Bulls struck out in bringing LeBron James, Dwyane Wade or Chris Bosh to join Derrick Rose in the Windy City, but they did manage to sign the Utah Jazz power forward.

A two-time All-Star, Boozer had built up his market value and became a free agent at the perfect moment, cashing in with the Bulls for five years and $75 million.

Following his arrival to Chicago, commentators and fans have expressed their disappointment with Boozer's performance.

But what has changed? This is the same defense-less player who was with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Jazz. The same player who has missed 135 games in five years. Just because he gets paid a lot doesn't make him any better.  

Here are five reasons why Boozer is getting paid too much money.   

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