The NBA has been around for a long time and has suffered through its fair share of fads. But some have been much, much worse than others.
While many are long gone nowadays, many other fads still have the NBA and its fans, coaches and players under their thumbs. One day, we'll be free from these tyrannical forces of mob culture.
Until then, all we can do is fight the good fight against the bad fads we still suffer from and take hope from the ones that have already been defeated. Here are the six worst fads in NBA history.