The NBA has entered a nuclear winter. After weeks of what seemed like progress, the negotiations between the owners and players have reached an unfortunate deadlock.
We can blame NBA commissioner David Stern, whose unfairly staunch beliefs have antagonized the players. We can even blame NBAPA executive director Billy Hunter, who has lacked vision throughout the lockout.
Nevertheless, there are a plethora of issues that need to be resolved, and the most notable and highly debated involves player contracts.
Undoubtedly, there are quite a few NBA teams in which the owner has handed out bad contracts while players have failed to live up to their lucrative deals.
The Los Angeles Lakers are one of those teams.
In fact, the team is full of contracts that causes everyone—fan or not—to wince in disapproval.
Thus, I have compiled a list of five contracts the Los Angeles Lakers would be extremely happy to void.