Sometimes, even NBA teams get taken to the cleaners.
With less than 36 hours until the 2012 NBA Trade Deadline and numerous players' futures still up in the air, we can't help but think back to deadlines past.
In every deal, there is usually a clear winner and loser. On a few select occasions though, there is a pilferer and what we can only assume is an unwitting NBA executive.
Striking an accord isn't easy, especially when dealing with unproven assets or heralded superstars.
Consequently, there are a number of past deals that, to this day, continue to employ the "What were they thinking?" factor.