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Guard: Vince Carter
With out-of-this-world talent, Vince Carter terribly underperformed during his career simply because he didn't care on a nightly basis. If you have ever read anything that Bill Simmons has written, you will agree with me 100 percent.
Guard: Micheal Ray Richardson
A noted anti-Semite, Michael Ray Richardson was actually banned from the NBA because of substance abuse problems. He then complained, in a quote that would basically sum up his attitude, that he was suspended because he was black, and Chris Mullin wasn't suspended for his alcohol problems because he was white, completely overlooking the fact that cocaine abuse is slightly different than drinking alcohol.
Forward: Latrell Sprewell
He choked his head coach P.J. Carlesimo during practice. He refused a $21 million contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves because he couldn't feed his family with that little money. He fought with multiple teammates, including Byron Houston and Jerome Kersey. Enough said.
Forward: Ricky Davis
Example 1: Ricky Davis missed a shot on his own basket to get a triple-double. Example 2: He attempted a between-the-legs dunk during a game.
Forward: Bob McAdoo
The reason Bob McAdoo was a bad teammate was that he cared more about scoring than winning. It was his goal to win the scoring title year in and year out. While he succeeded on occasion, it was often at the expense of his teammates and the team's performance.
Center: Elvin Hayes
The best way to sum up Elvin Hayes' worthlessness as a teammate is to direct you towards this terrific article by TruthAboutIt.net writer Kyle Welde: Elvin Hayes versus Wes Unseld.
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