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20 Athletes Who You Wouldn’t Want As Your Boss

20 Athletes Who You Wouldn't Want As Your Boss

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Work is already a stressful thing for most of us. Having a terrible boss only makes that misery that much more sharp and biting. Bad bosses can make an already long, rough day exponentially more frustrating and horrible. Here are 20 athletes who you would absolutely not want to work for...

20. Milton Bradley

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20. Milton Bradley

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You would never know what to expect having Milton as your boss. One day, everything could be great and cool. The very next, he might freak out and be up in your face, screaming you down for one thing or another. The upside to that though is that he very well might injure himself while verbally assaulting you.

19. Ryan Braun

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19. Ryan Braun

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He'll lie and cheat his business all the way into trouble with the IRS. And when things start going bad, he'll keep lying, and probably throw some low-level employee – like you – under the bus, all the while claiming he did nothing wrong.

18. Zdeno Chara

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18. Zdeno Chara

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He doesn't say much, but then again, at 6-foot-9, 255 lbs., he doesn't really have to. Seeing him coming your way is enough to make you want to hide in your cubicle and hope he's looking to bodycheck somebody else into the water cooler.

17. Warren Sapp

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17. Warren Sapp

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Sapp's neverending stream of chatter and trash-talking would make the office one of the noisiest and potentially most annoying places to work. Ever.

16. Darnell Dockett

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16. Darnell Dockett

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If you thought Warren Sapp's trash talking was bad, Dockett's would likely leave you swimming in a puddle of your own tears.

15. Richie Incognito

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15. Richie Incognito

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As if it wasn't tough enough to get through a normal work day, add in a little bigoted, homophobic ranting, “jokes” about what he'd do to your family, and some good old-fashioned schoolyard bullying, and it would likely push you over the edge sooner rather than later.

14. Phil Jackson

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14. Phil Jackson

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Because seriously, when you're flipping burgers or making yet another mocha frappamachiaccino, there's only so much patchouli-scented inner light zen BS you can take before you snap and shove a stick of incense somewhere inappropriate.

13. Randy Johnson

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13. Randy Johnson

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Not only would having him calling you into his office to discuss your latest mistake be intimidating, but having him say nothing as he gives you that death-glare would likely make you soil yourself. Screw up one too many times, and he's liable to throw a 90 mph stapler right at your head.

12. Matt Kemp

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12. Matt Kemp

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Kemp wants what he wants, when he wants it, and how he wants it. And if he doesn't get it, he's liable to pout, be a little passive-aggressive, and make your life utterly miserable. Just the kind of guy you'd want to spend eight hours a day with.

11. Anna Kournikova

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11. Anna Kournikova

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If you caught her act on television's “The Biggest Loser,” you'd see that she's not a real people person, nor a terribly wonderful motivator. Kournikova would kill morale in your office and would likely have you thinking that becoming a pooper-scooper at the local zoo would be a reasonable career alternative.

10. Ray Lewis

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10. Ray Lewis

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The loud music, pyrotechnic displays, primal screaming, and chest-bumping as he enters the office every single day would get old real quick. Work can be stressful enough as it is.

9. Ronnie Lott

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9. Ronnie Lott

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The dude had a finger amputated to he wouldn't miss a game. Any excuse you come up with for missing a day of work would be completely invalid.

8. Michael Jordan

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8. Michael Jordan

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Having MJ as your boss would be tough. No matter how hard you worked, how much you achieved, or how you helped the business grow, in MJ's eyes, you'll only ever be his talented supporting cast – and he'd make sure the world knew that.

7. Steve Nash

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7. Steve Nash

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Though his skills and abilities have obviously diminished greatly, Nash continues to hang on well past his expiration date. Because he thinks he can still do the job well, Nash would likely run his company into the ground and leave you to collect unemployment.

6. OJ SImpson

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6. OJ Simpson

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Does this really require an explanation?

5. Tony Parker

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5. Tony Parker

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If Tony Parker is your boss, you better consider never going to the company picnics, otherwise you're liable to watch him waltzing away with your wife or girlfriend. Just ask Brent Barry about that.

4. Ronda Rousey

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4. Ronda Rousey

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Just because she scares me.

3. Kobe Bryant

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3. Kobe Bryant

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The Mamba will remind you, constantly, that not only is he your boss, but he's better than you can ever hope to be. He'll take all the credit for the business' success and maybe throw you a bone, but then again, maybe not. And if you displease him, expect to be unfollowed on Twitter.

2. Shaquille O'Neal

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2. Shaquille O'Neal

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Because not everything – especially in an office environment – is about him.

1. Hope Solo

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1. Hope Solo

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If you even dare look at Hope the wrong way, you're likely going to get punched in the throat. Hey, if she'll beat down her own family, just imagine what she'd do to you!