5 NBA Stars Who Need an Attitude Adjustment Before It's Too Late

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5 NBA Stars Who Need an Attitude Adjustment Before It's Too Late
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DeMarcus Cousins is just one of several players who is allowing a bad attitude hurt his career.

Some of the NBA's biggest talents are causing distractions with their bad attitudes, continuing a long and storied history of abrasive personalities in the Association.

As great as he was, Wilt Chamberlain was traded twice in his career, due in part to his selfish play. While with the Warriors, Latrell Sprewell infamously choked his head coach, P.J. Carlesimo. And we all know about Allen Iverson's feelings about "practice."

In the NBA today, the best of the best have cleaned up their behavior. LeBron James has gradually improved his image in the years following "The Decision." Carmelo Anthony and Russell Westbrook have started passing the ball more. Kobe Bryant's coarseness has transitioned from absolutely obnoxious to curmudgeonly adorable.

However, not every star player in the league is a model citizen. Let's take a look at the guys whose attitudes are overshadowing their play—or even worse, hurting it.

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