With each and every passing offseason, NBA players and organizations find themselves thrust into the business side of basketball. The back-and-forth process of defining a contract begins and a battle of wills soon follows.
All for the proper pairing of player value and monetary reward.
Although we as a fanbase have begun to pull for the individuals to be granted contracts that their play suggests, it is not uncommon for an organization to overpay. In fact, there are more than a dozen players who are grossly overpaid.
As for the worst of the worst, it's not too hard to label those very players.
Although some will point to the common names who ride the bench and see a solid salary, stars are not safe from consideration. After all, big money breeds large expectations.
As for who has failed to live up to those lofty beliefs, search no further than the following slides.