18) Gilbert Arenas — $163,061,257

Agent Zero was one of the game’s best scorers from 2004-2007 before knee injuries derailed his career, but he was still being paid like one of the league’s best players when he made $20.8 million in the 2012-2013 season despite not playing a single game.Easily one of the worst contracts in the league when he signed a six-year, $111 million deal with the Washington Wizards in 2008. He would play 55 more games in a Washington uniform and 121 overall after signing the extension.

17) Elton Brand — $165,338,631

The former No. 1 overall pick in the 1999 draft by the Bulls made his money with the Los Angeles Clippers and Philadelphia 76ers when he made between $10.9 million and $17 million. Brand made two All-Star teams in his 15-year career, averaging 16.6 points and 8.8 rebounds per game.


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