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The Worst Players to Win an NBA Championship

20. Spencer Haywood

Career (Years): 11: 1970-1980, 1981-1983
Championship Year(s): 1980 (Lakers)
Career Stats: 19.2 PPG 1.8 APG 9.3 RPG

At first glance, 19.2 points and 9.3 rebounds per game sounds like a player you would want on your team, right? Not if you're the coach. After passing out due to his cocaine addiction during a practice following Game 1 of the 1980 NBA Finals and only putting up two points in Game 2, coach Paul Westhead suspended him for the only championship of Spencer Haywood's career. He put a mafia hit on his coach for the move, but later pulled it. The fact that he still got to keep the ring may have softened the blow.

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