It was bound to happen this summer. Too many teams cleared too much cap space in anticipation of the LeBron sweepstakes, and it was clear that the ones who missed out on LBJ would panic and overspend on a lesser free agent.
No one could have predicted the degree to which the owners spent this summer, though. It was like a Girls Gone Wild video, except instead of drunken girls shaming their families, it was money-drunk owners throwing cash around like confetti.
Owners this summer valued their cash about as much as they would in a game of Monopoly. This, in a league that reportedly "lost $370 million last season." Riiiiiight.
Some of these bloated contracts truly stand out among their peers—namely, they're the worst conceivable contracts that these players could have earned.
Take a look at 10 of the worst free agency decisions the NBA had to offer this summer. And keep your fingers crossed that your favorite player/team doesn't appear on the following slides.