The latest NBA collective bargaining agreement will include an amnesty provision that will allow each team to waive a player and erase the contract from their salary cap. Who are the best NBA amnesty candidates? Here is our look at the top ten.
1. Rashard Lewis, Washington Wizards
Although massively overpaid, Rashard Lewis can still play.
2. Brandon Roy, Portland Trail Blazers
Will a team gamble on Brandon Roy’s shaky knees?
3. Richard Hamilton, Detroit Pistons
A valuable vet who is getting paid too much right now.
4. Josh Childress, Phoenix Suns
Will the Suns admit to their mistake after only one season?
5. Mehmet Okur, Utah Jazz
Injuries have slowed down the former All-Star.
6. Richard Jefferson, San Antonio Spurs
Losing athleticism has devestated his game.
7. Baron Davis, Cleveland Cavaliers
If he can keep his weight in check, BD could surprise.
8. Al Harrington, Denver Nuggets
A ballhog but he has talent.
9. Gilbert Arenas, Orlando Magic
Ballhog + Injured = Bad Combination