The price of success is the highest to pay. The price of failure is impossible to overcome.
With every contract offered, a general manager takes a calculated risk that could end up in the worst-case scenario. From potential injury to a player simply not panning out, the distribution of serious funds is often a gamble.
As we all know, every gamble comes with a risk to lose it all.
NBA executives are well aware of this fact as they suffer from big-money deals that have gone terribly wrong.
Fortunately, the new collective bargaining agreement has offered an opportunity for them to rid themselves of such a headache without cutting into their salary cap. God bless the creation of the amnesty clause.
The question is, who deserves it most? While we could point out an overpaid player on every team, no one deserves it quite like these unfortunate seven.