For the average fan, any NBA player could be viewed as overpaid. After all, we're probably all working citizens who have full-time jobs year-round, and the average corporate professional doesn't make a seven-figure annual salary.
But there are overpaid players in every organization, much like how you likely believe some of your co-workers may be overpaid. The difference is that you may not know the salaries of all of your colleagues.
(At least you shouldn't).
The Houston Rockets are the same, as they too have overpaid players.
The Houston Rockets can only hope to see several intricate players absolve the ‘overpaid’ label entering the 2023-24 season.
Granted, a good percentage of their players are on rookie deals still, as they've opted to rebuild through the draft and they haven't had to extend any of their drafted players thus far.
In spite of that, there are obvious players who are overcompensated for what they can bring to the table. Let's take a look at a few of those players.