It seems like every year in major sports' free agency, teams offer athletes ludicrous deals that they later on regret.
In the NBA, it's true that superstars run the league. Big spending has to be done on occasion, but it's the role players and veterans who can really bring a team together.
Following the same logic that lots of players leave free agency overpaid and over-hyped, plenty also fly under the radar and turn out to be value contributors to their teams.
The following consists of those guys.