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Who is the Worst Player Ever on an NBA Roster?

Discussion in 'NBA Dish' started by CertifiedTroll, Jul 27, 2019.

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    So, I was watching some youtube videos of street ball and had a Bobby Brown sighting. I got to thinking, has there ever been anyone with less talent/skill/potential on an NBA roster? He was like a poor mans Reymond Felton (which is saying something).

    So enlighten me Clutchfans, who are the all time worst NBA players??
     
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    Hasheem Thabeet

    Brian Scalabrine

    Cole Aldrich

    Marquise Chriss
     
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    Im gonna say even the worst nba player goes into a ymca or pro-am tourney and wrecks that court with ease.
     
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    This is probably not true, but I'm voting Brian Cook.
     
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    Cherokee Parks
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    Brian Scalabrine :(
     
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    According to Kobe it’s Smush Parker
     
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    I dunno, Bobby Brown could at least hit some threes. There's a reason he earned the nickname "Garbage Mamba."
     
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    Bobby Brown at least hit threes. Remember that guy that shot underhand free throws a couple years ago? Lmao, I think he might have been more of a waste
     
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    I completely forgot about this dude when I made the thread... Marcelo Huertas. I think the Lakers played him to help tank during Kobe's farewell tour.

     
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    Clint Capela-this is too easy.
     
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    D.J. Mbenga. They let a D.J. play basketball.
     
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    This is an inexact science, but it might provide some insight.


    I came up with a metric of entire career (combined) with an average of 10 mpg and at least 5 FG per game. Assorted by WS in ascending order.

    Criteria, I placed emphasis on prolonged awfulness, I omitted rookies and younger players, because of potential improvements and learning curves. You cannot compare teenagers to 5 and 10+ year vets.

    *Only listing players with 5 or more seasons.

    Top 10 Worst players ever with at least 5 seasons played assorted by win shares.

    1. Woody Sauldsberry (1958 - 66), 27.7 MPG - 13.6 FGA - 34 FG%, 34 eFG%, 61 FT%, and 369 TS%. Positive metric: 7.8 9rebs, but relatively to era ... not great.

    2. Bill Dinwiddie (1968-1972), -2.2 WS
    3. Corey Benjamin
    4. Chuck Noble
    5. Steve Burtt
    6. Mark Macon
    7. Anthony Avent
    8. John Amaechi
    9. Rusty Larue
    10. George Wilson
     
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