NBA Free Agency Signings: 5 Worst of 2014

5 Worst 2014 NBA Free Agency Signings

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The dust has begun to settle in 2014 NBA Free Agency with many of the big name free agents finding new homes or returning to the place they already called home. There were a handful of signings that left us scratching our heads in terms of salary or overall fit with a particular team. These are the five worst signings of free agency.

5. Jodie Meeks, Detroit Pistons

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5. Jodie Meeks, Detroit Pistons

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The Pistons signed Meeks for million over 3 years and although they filled an area of need, it came at an awfully steep price. Meeks is coming off his best season as a pro --averaging 15.7 points -- but during the course of his career he only averaged 9.7 points. His 46 percent from the field and 40 percent form three were also career highs, but he shouldn't be on the same pay scale as some of the best shooters in the NBA.

4. Marcin Gortat, Washington Wizards

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4. Marcin Gortat, Washington Wizards

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The Wizards took a gamble signing 30-year-old Marcin Gortat to a 5-year, million deal. Gortat isn't considered to be among the top centers in the league but is certainly getting paid like one. The length of the deal may hinder the Wizards' flexibility in the future, especially with Bradley Beal due for a major payday.

3. Channing Frye, Orlando Magic

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3. Channing Frye, Orlando Magic

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The Magic signed Frye to a four-year, million contract. Not only did Orlando overpay him, but they are already crowded at the power forward position. Frye is a stretch four and is a shooter but doesn't defend or rebound well. The Magic were looking to add a veteran presence, but it is a high price to pay for a seemingly average player.

2. Ben Gordon, Orlando Magic

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2. Ben Gordon, Orlando Magic

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One of the most shocking signings was Ben Gordon, whom the Magic signed to a 2-year, million deal. Gordon only appeared in 19 games for the Bobcats (now Hornets) last season where he averaged 14.7 minutes, 5.2 points on 34 percent shooting and 28 percent from three -- all career lows. During his time with the Chicago Bulls, Gordon was one of the best scorers in the game, but is career has been in a steady decline ever sense he left.

1. Marvin Williams, Charlotte Hornets

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1. Marvin Williams, Charlotte Hornets

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Marvin Williams and the Hornets agreed to a two-year, million deal after he averaged 9.1 points and 5.1 rebounds with the Utah Jazz. Williams never reached his potential throughout his career, yet he will be the third highest player on the Hornets roster for the 2015 season behind Lance Stephenson and Al Jefferson.