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The Worst Players to Win an NBA Championship

16. Brian Cardinal

Career (Years): 12: 2000-2012
Championship Year(s): 2011 (Mavericks)
Career Stats: 4.6 PPG 1.0 APG 2.3 RPG

After playing for six different teams—one of them in Europe—Brian "The Custodian" Cardinal made an incredible 66.7 percent of his field goals in the 2011 NBA Finals, helping the Dallas Mavericks secure the title. The team brought him back the next season to build on his success, but Cardinal swept up the last of his career with a field-goal percentage of just 25 percent. So the question is: What's more embarrassing—missing 75 percent of your shots for an entire season or being traded for Darko Miličić?

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