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AesopRockOn
07-18-2008, 10:58 PM
To give us a sense of Jamaal's relative hideousness.

ED - 3 @ 33 million

DG - 3 @ 20 million

BC - 2 @ 13 million

JJ - 2 @ 13 million

SM - 1 @ 22 million

KM - 3 @ 46 million

N - 4 @ 43 million

TM - 3 @ 33 million

SO - 2 @ 40 million

LH - 2 @ 26 million

MJ - 3 @ 21 million

MB - 2 @ 15 million

MB - 3 @ 13 million

JT - 3 @ 21.5 million

Other possibilities:

Jameer Nelson - 5 @ 33 million

:mad: Wallace - 2 @ 28 million

Rashard Lewis - 5 @ 102 million

Vince Carter - 3 or 4 @ 49 or 67 million (option)

Other Knicks:

Zach Randolph - 3 @ 48 million

Jared Jefferies - 3 @ 19 million

Eddy Curry - 3 @ 31.5 million

dgranger
07-18-2008, 11:12 PM
Good question. I picked Cardinal, but Ben Wallace could be added to that list.

Anthem
07-18-2008, 11:14 PM
I'm not sure guys who expire in the next 24 months should count.

A couple years from now, I think Rashard will be on that list.

Jameer Nelson should already be there.

Will Galen
07-18-2008, 11:24 PM
To give us a sense of Jamaal's relative hideousness.

You should have posted their contracts if you were going to ask a question like this.

croz24
07-18-2008, 11:51 PM
zach randolph

N8R
07-19-2008, 12:08 AM
The entire Knicks team

ajbry
07-19-2008, 12:39 AM
Gilbert Arenas will be the worst contract in the league in 3 years.

And you should add Corey Maggette to the list. Dude sucks.

JayRedd
07-19-2008, 01:00 AM
Kenyon and I'm not sure it's close.

MrSparko
07-19-2008, 01:02 AM
Brian Cardinal

FerengiMiller
07-19-2008, 01:14 AM
How about Shawn Kemp for over a hundred million when he went to the Cavs haha, just reminiscin' about the bad... not to mention when the Cavs gave Danny Ferry a 10 year bamillion dollar contract too... geez the Cavs are dumb idiots.

BTW I am surprised Jermaine O'neal was included as an option.

Peck
07-19-2008, 01:18 AM
BTW, why isn't Jermaine an option on here?

Arcadian
07-19-2008, 01:31 AM
Or Troy Murphy? And it can be argued that Austin's contract was so bad for so many years it still should count.

Peck
07-19-2008, 02:56 AM
Or Troy Murphy? And it can be argued that Austin's contract was so bad for so many years it still should count.

Murphy is between Shaq & Nene.

I realize that between all of the beef there it would be hard to miss.:D

ChicagoJ
07-19-2008, 03:05 AM
If anybody signs Artest to a multiyear contract for any dollar amount, it becomes the worst contract in the league by definition, I believe.

Will Galen
07-19-2008, 04:35 AM
To give us a sense of Jamaal's relative hideousness.

ED - 3 @ 33 million

DG - 3 @ 20 million

BC - 2 @ 13 million

JJ - 2 @ 13 million

SM - 1 @ 22 million

KM - 3 @ 46 million

N - 4 @ 43 million

TM - 3 @ 33 million

SO - 2 @ 40 million

LH - 2 @ 26 million

MJ - 3 @ 21 million

MB - 2 @ 15 million

MB - 3 @ 13 million

JT - 3 @ 21.5 million

Other possibilities:

Jameer Nelson - 5 @ 33 million

:mad: Wallace - 2 @ 28 million

Rashard Lewis - 5 @ 102 million

Vince Carter - 3 or 4 @ 49 or 67 million (option)

Other Knicks:

Zach Randolph - 3 @ 48 million

Jared Jefferies - 3 @ 19 million

Eddy Curry - 3 @ 31.5 million

Interesting list! There's 688 million dollars in those 21 contracts that just shows how stupid people are (the owners) when you get them out of their specialty.

Natston
07-19-2008, 04:55 AM
While the contracts for the centers and power forwards are bad, they are understandable because you have to over pay them to retain 'em.

The same can be said about point guards, but are less justifiable than a big man.

I voted for Cardinal because he was a tweener coming off a contract year (in the same vain as Croshere). He'd be a nice player to have , but you can never pay a non-starter and a position less player that much.

Mourning
07-19-2008, 07:21 AM
Kenyon Martin and to me it's not even close really with Hughes as a nr. 2 if he keeps getting injured all the time.

Sure, Cardinal has a pretty bad contract but look at how much it is in the end of the day and then compare it to Martin and Hughes. You can sort of have one "screw up" like Cardinal, but you can't really have a "screw up" in the price range of Martin or Hughes IMO.

BlueNGold
07-19-2008, 07:28 AM
Kenyon Martin of the players you listed.

Oh, if that guy on the Raptors plays 40 games again this year, I would seriously have to reconsider...

Rajah Brown
07-19-2008, 09:00 AM
Croz24-

I don't think it's Randolph, but he's close enough that I was shocked
that Walsh passed up the opportunity to peddle him to LAC for basically
nothing but cap space.

It appears already that DW is gonna make the same mistakes in NY he
made here in terms of clinging to guys and hoping that either they'll
change or fit better or somehow bring enhanced value down the
road if he patiently waits things out.

Doddage
07-19-2008, 09:34 AM
Oh, if that guy on the Raptors plays 40 games again this year, I would seriously have to reconsider...
He's still a better asset since his contract expires after next season.

avoidingtheclowns
07-19-2008, 09:48 AM
the worst of the bunch are the nuggets forwards

rexnom
07-19-2008, 09:52 AM
the worst of the bunch are the nuggets forwards
Yeah. Those are two terrible contracts. I voted Nene because of the length but really KMart is worse.

spreedom
07-19-2008, 09:58 AM
I'd go for Rashard Lewis... 5 years... 102 million left. Jesus.

QuickRelease
07-19-2008, 10:30 AM
I'd go for Rashard Lewis... 5 years... 102 million left. Jesus.

You beat me to it. Orlando will be trying to ditch that contract in a couple of years. He is not a max player by any stretch of the imagination.

aceace
07-19-2008, 10:47 AM
Lewis is a great player, he might be overpaid but if it was 5yrs and 82m thats not such a bad deal.

Nene is the worse, followed by Starbury, JO, KMart, Jerome - I had 10 good games in my career- James.

rexnom
07-19-2008, 10:54 AM
Yeah, at least Lewis will be able to nail a three for the rest of that contract. Most of these contracts are just that, contracts.

Major Cold
07-19-2008, 11:28 AM
I picked Hughes because he is a guard, something that should be picked up cheaper than what he was acquired for. His acquisition was a panic move by the Cavs. The dude can't shoot but fires up 13 fga while turning the ball over 3.5 times. His defense is overrated. He jumps the passing lane while leaving his player (who can shoot) wide open.

Look at it this way. His contract alone locked up the Cavs through critical years in which they could have signed more provable second fiddles. Larry Hughes contract alone might be the cause to him not winning it in Cleveland or ultimately leaving Cleveland. That and that whole Boozer thing.

BorisD
07-19-2008, 01:00 PM
I'm awfully surprised Andrei Kirilenko and his $49.4 million owed over the next 3 years doesn't merit a lot more attention. He's a single-handed handcuff on Utah's flexibility, and a barrier to Millsap's playing time.

idioteque
07-19-2008, 01:41 PM
I knew that Nene contract was bad from the day ESPN released the terms. He must have a great agent.

Major Cold
07-19-2008, 11:16 PM
AK47 to me is worse than Cardinal. Couple that with Okur and they had a chance to get a player like Brand.

LoneGranger33
07-19-2008, 11:19 PM
Oh! Oh! I got it. I know the answer.

The contract that gives the finals (and any other games) to the ABC/ESPN crew.

Anthem
07-19-2008, 11:21 PM
I'm awfully surprised Andrei Kirilenko and his $49.4 million owed over the next 3 years doesn't merit a lot more attention. He's a single-handed handcuff on Utah's flexibility, and a barrier to Millsap's playing time.
But the contract is no worse than Kenyon's, and AK-47's actually able to play the game.

ajbry
07-19-2008, 11:22 PM
But the contract is no worse than Kenyon's, and AK-47's actually able to play the game.

Kenyon is one of the league's premier interior man-to-man defenders. When he's healthy, he's relatively valuable to his team.

JayRedd
07-19-2008, 11:24 PM
How bout when he's dragging his leg up and down the court? AKA, two out of every three games.

ajbry
07-19-2008, 11:26 PM
How bout when he's dragging his leg up and down the court? AKA, two out of every three games.

Playing tough D 33% of the time is 33% more than Melo and AI do...

Anthem
07-19-2008, 11:26 PM
Kenyon is one of the league's premier interior man-to-man defenders. When he's healthy, he's relatively valuable to his team.
Dude's playing on two surgically-repaired knees. Every trip up or down the floor could be his last. You think he'll still be in the NBA by the time his contract runs out?

LoneGranger33
07-19-2008, 11:34 PM
My dad once saw Kenyon Martin at a local K-Mart (when he was still a Net). He was buying tiki-torch fluid.

EDIT: http://mefeedia.com/entry/torch-fluid-mistaken-as-juice/10413672/

Interesting coincidence.

ajbry
07-19-2008, 11:38 PM
My dad once saw Kenyon Martin at a local K-Mart (when he was still a Net). He was buying tiki-torch fluid.

EDIT: http://mefeedia.com/entry/torch-fluid-mistaken-as-juice/10413672/

Interesting coincidence.

You're in the zone tonight. It's been a joy and pleasure to watch your comedic stylings hit the mark this fine evening, my good sir.

LoneGranger33
07-19-2008, 11:42 PM
To be fair to us New Jerseyans, Motts has also branched out into the decorative torch lighting industry.

And the whole story is true, for what it's worth. Recently, my dad and I poured the remaining torch fluid that we had into a bee hive in the ground. Then we lit a cigarette with two M-80s attached. Fun times.

JayRedd
07-19-2008, 11:44 PM
Still, it's probably better for kids than your water.

ajbry
07-19-2008, 11:46 PM
Still, it's probably better for kids than your water.

If we're talking about Aquafina, you're probably right.