Most players know what fans and team executives want to hear—“I want to help this team win a championship.”
But that's not always true, is it?
In the world of sports, it is no secret that athletes are paid quite handsomely and, as a result, some lose focus on what is most important in their profession. Instead, things like endorsements, contract extensions, and egos take center stage, rather than winning a title at season’s end.
With the 2010-2011 NBA season around the corner, here are the 10 players that strike me as being unmotivated.
This is purely a fan standpoint. Of course, I do not know any of these guys personally. This is purely speculation based on some things I have noticed during their careers, a majority of which were focused on the money rather than the trophy.