25 NBA Players Who Wasted the Most Talent

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25 NBA Players Who Wasted the Most Talent
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As a basketball fan, one of the biggest slaps in the face I can receive from a player is if they waste their talent.  All too often, there are one or two players who have a boatload of skills that they can use to change the game but instead, they let their egos get in the way of what is best for them and their team.

One notable instance of this happening is the saga of Allen Iverson, a top collegiate player who had an NBA career full of accomplishments but whose attitude kept him from ever reaching that top level.

In other instances, players waste their talents simply by making bad decisions.  Case in point, Gilbert Arenas and his gun drama.

That being said, here are the 25 NBA players who wasted the most talent.

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