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Expiring Contracts NBA Teams Can't Wait to Dump
Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

You don't need to be an ancient mariner to recognize an albatross.

Even when it's in the form of a contract.

The following NBA players' salaries, like the large bird in the classic Samuel Taylor Coleridge poem, are choking their respective franchises, paralyzing them, stopping them from moving forward and, in some cases, even from being competitive.

These franchises cannot wait for April 17, the last day on the regular season. On that day, they can cast these players and their albatross contracts off their necks and out of their salary caps—and begin to create a brighter future for their teams and their fans.

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