If the intent of the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement was to bring about a sense of fiscal sanity, then it may be time for Billy Hunter and David Stern to head back to the negotiating table.
Franchises across the league have been handing out deals at a furious pace this summer, and not all of that money has been spent wisely. While there are many free agents who are almost guaranteed to pay immediate dividends, there are others who are almost certain to cause a lot of frustration in the coming weeks and months. The second-guessing has already begun in several cities, and the chorus of disenchanted fans will only get louder once the season starts.
So before the ink has dried on the deals that were signed this summer, let's take a look at five contracts that teams will soon regret.