This summer has been an eye-opening experience for the sports fanatic in all of us thanks to the NBA free agency period. A whopping $3 billion was spent on the first day of free agency in order to secure some of the league’s most highly touted free agents, such as Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving, Jimmy Butler and Kemba Walker.
With that amount of money circulating in the league right now, many fans and experts can imagine the amount of loot superstars such as LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard may ask for when they test the free agency waters in the summer of 2020. But not every multimillion-dollar deal is a win-win situation for both parties. Some contracts have made it seem like the franchises flushed their money down the toilet, thanks to superstar athletes not meeting up to the expectations of the front office.
Based on insane contractual agreements and players’ underachievements, here’s our list of the worst sports contracts of all time.