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The Buyout Players Who Will Have the Least Impact Moving Forward

Every year I get suckered into believing some random buyout player is going to be the difference between a first-round exit and a Finals trip for one lucky team. Occasionally, buyout guys can have a pretty big impact (Birdman Andersen on the 2013 Heat), while most of the time, guys signed off the scrap heap don’t end up moving the needle too much (Eddy Curry on the 2012 Heat.) Today, I’m more interested in the latter so you don’t fall into the same trap I’ve succumbed to many times before. Here are the buyout signings you shouldn’t be excited for over the last month of the regular season (and the playoffs too, for good measure.