The NBA offseason can cause a sea of emotions for fans of a particular franchise. For some, the offseason brings hope of a playoff berth and championship run. For others, their team's offseason transactions can bring feelings of doubt and lack of faith in management.
The 2012 edition of the NBA offseason definitely has not been lacking in big moves—some expected and others that have made everyone collectively scratch their head while trying to make sense of them. There were the usual major players handling their business as usual (the Lakers, Celtics and Mavericks, for example) and a few surprise franchises getting in the mix as well.
Let's take a look at the eight best and worst acquisitions of the NBA offseason, starting with the worst then progressing to the top pick up this summer.