The 2011 NBA lockout is slowly killing me. A summer without free agency and trades is bad enough, but with no Collective Bargaining Agreement in place, we can't even have educated speculation over possible transactions.
That means all articles regarding potential Dwight Howard/Chris Paul trades or normally exciting free agency gossip are completely pointless because nobody has any idea what the new CBA will look like.
Until the NBA establishes its new fiscal policies, we won't have anything fun to talk about.
Which means you get treated to articles headlined by 38 year old small forwards—exhilarating, I know.
Here are five older free agents that need the lockout to end so they can finish out their careers.