The NBA is the land of bad, guaranteed contracts that always come back to haunt the team who signed them in the first place. Odds are we're seeing the seeds of a terrible contract or two being planted, as we speak, with the NBA free agency period heating up.
Landry Fields is going to end up making at least $20 million over the next three years, Nicolas Batum could be in a hit-or-miss situation as the Timberwolves are looking to give him $45 million. And who knows what injuries, age and just plain regression can do to a player over the life of a contract?
Terrible contracts are the first thing that make a fan or a team turn on a player, but constant injuries, regressed skill, distractions in the locker room and good old fashioned dumb basketball turn players into public enemy number one faster than anything.
So, with that in mind, let's take a look at the players who have done the worst job at making their teams want to keep them and which player on each team has the biggest reason to be cut by their current team.