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5 Biggest Risk/Reward Moves of the NBA Offseason
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Though you may think Andrew Bynum when you hear risk/reward signing, there's actually a different big man who headlines this list.

Every year there are players on the NBA free-agent market who are scary—scary because they can elevate a team to the next level or cost a general manager their job.

Yes, we're talking those high-risk, high-reward players. The players who are so talented they have front offices salivating, yet mercurial enough to have owners sweating bullets if they're on the payroll.

This summer there were quite a few signings of that nature. We're going to run down the top five, based on financial impact, potential performance, attitude and maybe hairstyles (although Andrew Bynum would take that category with ease).

Basically we're going to be looking at just how much volatility a player brings and how much teams have invested in them. So the more expensive and volatile the player, the higher the rank.

Let's begin.

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