This lockout business is not fun for me.
Granted, it's not fun for anybody except the owners. But it is a real bummer for me, since I love writing about the Detroit Pistons.
But mix in the fact that this team has been in flux for over a year with the ensuing sale of the team, and the reality that this lockout will likely last the entire season if not longer, it may be a while before we really get into some fun Detroit Pistons topics.
As a result, my editor suggested this storyline, and I am going to run with it. Furthermore, this will touch off a series of articles that I will be doing in which we take a look back at some of the years past.
This article highlights the worst free-agent signings in team history. Granted, since free agency is a relatively new phenomenon in basketball, and contracts have only become really big over the last decade or so, this slideshow will be skewed more towards the last 10-15 years.
Here are the seven worst free-agent moves and bad contracts in team history.