THE NBA MIDSEASON is a time for many things: tracking the Bobcats' annual tanking, pondering the mystery of Andrew Bynum, and passing judgment on the revelations and busts of the current season. And since we at The Mag are such outrageously huge statheads, we decided to recruit Basketball Reference's Neil Paine to determine which players have over- and underperformed their preseason projected PERs the most. Behold the five earning their keep the most and ... well, all those aging stars in LA.
17hMichael C. Wright
20hTom Carpenter and Greg Rosenstein
3dEthan Sherwood Strauss
11hWilliam Weinbaum and Steve Delsohn
1dMarc Stein and Ramona Shelburne