C-Webb, Diaw among those off to disappointing starts

Updated: November 10, 2006, 1:54 PM ET
By John Hollinger | ESPN Insider

Yesterday, I took a look at some of the league's most surprising performances from the opening week. And now, for the bad news …

Today, I'm going to tackle the players who have been most disappointing in the opening week. In a few cases the causes of the slow starts are clear enough that they don't warrant inclusion on the list -- Speedy Claxton, Delonte West, Richard Jefferson and Jason Richardson have been battling injuries, for instance, while Tracy McGrady is so notorious for slow starts that seeing him go 4-for-14 in a November game barely qualifies as news.

Instead, here's a look at 10 players who not only are off to slow starts, but have played in a way that has their teams very concerned for the future: