You can understand why it took this long for Andray Blatche to latch on to a new team after being amnestied by the Washington Wizards.
Last season wasn't exactly a résumé builder for the 26-year-old.
You can similarly understand why guys like Gilbert Arenas, Eddy Curry and Darko Milicic remain jobless. They carry some baggage of their own. For others—like Mike Bibby or Brian Cardinal—the issue has less to do with baggage and more to do with age and declining skill.
But, there are a handful of free agents who shouldn't still be on the market. They may be waiting for the right fit to come along, and teams may be waiting for their prices to come down.
In any event, there's been plenty of waiting.
Here's a look at some available talent that should have found a home in August.