JaVale McGee may be best remembered as a total space cadet with the Wizards this year, but he's likely well on his way to bigger and better things after Washington opted to trade him to the Denver Nuggets at this season's trade deadline.
Under George Karl's disciplined regime, McGee should blossom into a well-rounded big who also ranks among the league's most versatile centers. In his first four games with the Nuggets, he's already yielded consistent production and appears on track to rejuvenate his career with a team poised to take the next step.
McGee's experience isn't atypical—a change of scenery can be a struggling player's best friend. Sometimes, guys just don't fit in with a team's culture or otherwise clash with their teammates, coaching staff or all of the above.
In short, chemistry has a lot to do with individual success, and struggling teams tend to produce struggling players. Here are 10 such busts who can't hit the reset button with a new squad soon enough.