Originally posted on Celtics Life  |  Last updated 9/17/13
To help pass the doldrums of the NBA offseason, ESPN.com has begun ranking all the players in the league from 1-500, starting with the bottom.  And since there are only 450 roster spots (30 teams, 15 each), there are a lots of guys towards the end of this list who probably won't qualify as NBA players much longer.  That's where former Celtic Fab Melo comes in.  After being traded from Boston to Memphis this summer he was waived by the Grizzlies; something that is practically unheard of for a first round draft pick entering the second year of his guaranteed rookie deal.  Melo is now hoping to find a home with Dallas after being given a training camp invitation by the Mavericks.  All of this lands Melo at #499 in ESPN's rankings.  So the questioning you must be wondering is, who's worse? The answer is Royce White, who to this point is a bigger bust than Melo.  Taken with the 15th pick in last year's draft by Houston, White has yet to play a single NBA game due to a number of issues s...
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