The NBA’s 10 Worst Moves of All Time: What Were They Thinking?

January 2nd, 2010 by Mike B. Leave a reply »
Throughout NBA history, many general managers have made a boat load of stupid decisions. They've either drafted a bust, pulled the trigger on a foolish trade, or signed a player to a ridiculous cap-killing contract.    

Without further ado, here is the list of simply the 10 dumbest moves that have ever taken place in the NBA.


10. New York Knicks Hire Isiah Thomas as President of Operations (2003)

As a player, Thomas was one of the greatest point guards in NBA history. However, he was absolutely awful as an executive.

It seemed as if he tried his hardest to make the Knicks one of the worst franchises in the league.  He loved to trade for players with bloated contracts and had a passion for signing non-stars to superstar-type contracts.  


9. Los Angeles Clippers Draft Michael Olowokandi with First Overall Pick (1998)

The Clippers were blown away with Olowokandi, the center from Pacific who was touted as the "Next Hakeem Olajuwon."

Olowokandi turned out to be one of the biggest busts ever as he posted career averages of 8.3 points and 6.8 rebounds.

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