The 2012 NBA free-agency period is underway, meaning nonstop updates on the latest offers, negotiations and trades. However, for some big names, this summer will consist of waiting for a deal that will never happen.
There are numerous reasons why players fail to land contracts during the offseason. From injury to locker room presence to old age, various factors play a role in a team's decision to pass on a player.
These big names used to be hot commodities, but now their future in the NBA is uncertain.