25 Worst Trades in NBA History

A view of the First Round of the 2015 NBA draft

A view of the first round of the 2015 NBA draft | Elsa/Getty Images

In the NBA, sometimes making a trade will really come back to bite you. Sometimes you can make a deal that really turns out well, helping add an extra role player that might push a team from good to great. Other times, teams end up unwittingly giving up a future star. It’s not always their fault, truly, because players are known to sometimes completely change their game in the middle of their careers. Here are 25 of the worst NBA trades in history.