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You got paid, so what happened?

12/4/2012 - NBA
Ersan Ilyasova is averaging just 6.9 points on 35 percent shooting from the floor. Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY Sports

One of the more cutting phrases you'll hear around the league is "sign-and-retire" -- a reference to a player mailing it in after signing a big contract, knowing that he's getting paid no matter what.