There are veteran players all over the NBA who are called lazy, washed-up, has-beens, and tired. What a lot of fans seem to not realize is that yeah, these players may be making millions of dollars regardless, but that doesn't change the fact that winning is winning, and losing sucks.
Players will play their heart out on team competing heavily for a championship, then get traded the next year for someone fresher and younger.
Most of the time the players are traded you a young, inexperienced team in need of veteran leadership and rebuilding. It's human nature to lose a little heart when going from constantly winning to the bottom of the barrel.
I'm not saying players should act this way, but it's common sense. Then again, with some of these players, they've been in the rut for so long, it really would be refreshing to watch them thrive on a winning team again.
Here are 10 players I believe would be amazing on contending teams.