Top Ten Worst NBA Contracts of Off Season 2015

Top Ten Worst NBA Contracts of Off Season 2015

With the injection of money equaling the GDP of a mid size European nation on the horizon coming to the NBA salary cap in 2016, the 2015 free agency season was billed as the calm before the storm. With the amount of money that was thrown around and with the players grabbing the security of longer term deals, the 2015 free agency season may have been the storm. Despite the cap rising, a bad deal is still a bad deal. There were plenty of them signed right here this July. Here are the top 10 in ascending order…. 10) Kosta Koufos (Sacramento) 4 years at $32 million (4th year is a player option) Koufos is a useful player and can certainly be considered on the higher end of backup centers in the league. The bigger question for Sacramento is what would ever give them the idea they have the luxury of paying Koufos $8 million a year when they have DeMarcus Cousins and Willie Cauley Stein locked up for a similar amount of time. Their head coach George Karl has made it known he wants to play up tempo and has a particular affinity for Koufos from their days together in Denver. This combination reeks of a situation of Karl using his love for Koufos as an excuse to bury Cauley Stein on the bench, which will not be a net positive for his development. Granted, Sacramento is not exactly a hot bed for free agency defections and beggars can’t be choosers, but they needed more help in other spots. Like so many other things in Sacramento lately, this...