It’s that wonderful time of the year again when we dump our earnings information into Turbo Tax, press “Calculate My Refund”, and wait in giddy anticipation to see how many of our overpaid tax dollars we will get back.
When the number comes back in bold green font followed by a positive number in the hundreds or thousands of dollars, we rejoice and immediately start mentally spending our financial windfall on new iPads, clothes and vacations.
We all know what it feels like to hope for something good, and then it happens.
This same process plays out every year in the NBA when fans look at an unproven or declining player and hope he will be able to contribute, giving their team a pleasant surprise in the form of an unexpected asset.
Here is the list of the NBA’s top five “Good Tax Return Guys”—guys who are providing better-than-expected returns to their teams this year.