5 Most Questionable Signings of NBA Free Agency

2014 NBA Free Agency: 5 Most Questionable Signings

2014 NBA Free Agency Questionable Bad Signings
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The action of 2014 NBA free agency is all but over, with most big names on the market having already committed to new teams. As always, there have been bad signings all over the league. Let's take a look at the five most questionable deals.

5. Ben Gordon, Orlando Magic

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5. Ben Gordon, Orlando Magic

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Ben Gordon was such a disaster in Charlotte that the team purposely waived him after the postseason eligibility deadline. He played in only 19 games in 2013-14 and shot the ball dreadfully. For whatever reason, the Orlando Magic decided that it made sense to offer him two years and $9 million. Willingly adding Gordon — a player who has become notorious for causing locker room strife — to a young team is a very strange decision.

4. Marvin Williams, Charlotte Hornets

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4. Marvin Williams, Charlotte Hornets

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Marvin Williams averaged just 9 points per game as a stretch four for the Utah Jazz last year. The Charlotte Hornets, aching to remain competitive and having already lost Josh McRoberts, tossed a two-year,$14M contract his way. Williams is the definition of a "vanilla" player; he doesn't do anything particularly well. 7 million per year for what amounts to a space-filler isn't a very wise move.

3. Jordan Hill, Los Angeles Lakers

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3. Jordan Hill, Los Angeles Lakers

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We officially have ourselves a trend of terrible two-year deals, and this time the guilty party is the Los Angeles Lakers. Jordan Hill at two years and $18M is inexplicable, especially when all the Lakers have done this offseason is load up with big men. Why pay all this money for Hill if you're going to have Julius Randle, Ed Davis, Carlos Boozer, Ryan Kelly and Robert Sacre all on the roster as well?

2. Jodie Meeks, Detroit Pistons

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2. Jodie Meeks, Detroit Pistons

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The Detroit Pistons were at least pursuing a need (shooting) when they signed Jodie Meeks, but that doesn't mean three years and $18.81 million was a sensible contract for him. Meeks racked up points on a terrible Lakers team last season (somebody has to score) and had had a very unremarkable career prior to that point. This could very well be yet another case of a player getting overvalued for putting up numbers on a bad team.

1. Chris Bosh, Miami Heat

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1. Chris Bosh, Miami Heat

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After LeBron James left, the Miami Heat were desperate to retain whatever talent they could. An eye-popping five-year, $118 million contract for Chris Bosh was the result. Bosh is no longer the rebounder he once was and seems to have fallen in love with the perimeter. Even if he adjusts his game, that kind of money for a 30-year-old player who isn't elite is absolutely nuts.

Sean Sarcu is a Chicago Blackhawks writer for RantSports.com. Follow him on Twitter or add him to your network on Google.