There really aren't all that many lazy professional athletes out there. The very fundamental nature of their job usually demands a pretty high level of un-laziness. And shush, I realize "un-laziness" isn't a "real" word, but you know what I'm talking about.
Lazy players are a very small minority of all professional athletes, but obviously they do exist. There are a few special players in every sport who buck the trends and manage to keep their jobs, despite playing without heart, urgency or enthusiasm.
Some of these guys have enough overwhelming talent to give 50 percent and still be better than most of the guys around them. While others are just lucky enough to get signed by professional bad decision makers like the Knicks, Cubs or Bengals.
Let's take a look at 25 of the laziest athletes in sports today and a few lazy hall-of-famers from the past.