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You got paid, so what happened?

Some players have disappointed after getting deals (PER Diem: Dec. 4, 2012)

Originally Published: December 4, 2012
By John Hollinger | ESPN.com
Ersan Ilyasova Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY SportsErsan Ilyasova is averaging just 6.9 points on 35 percent shooting from the floor.

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.

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