Every NBA team's best and worst contracts: From bargain to nightmare

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LA Clippers

Bargain contract: Ivica Zubac

Prior to a recent injury, Zubac was playing some of the best basketball of his career. He is working his way back to that point but he is already one of the better starting centers in the NBA and is making just $10.9 million this season and $11.7 million next season.

Nightmare contract: PJ Tucker

Since joining the Clippers, Tucker hasn't played in 42 of 45 games and doesn't figure to have a role on the Clippers going forward. Even still, he has a player option for $11.5 million that he is likely to pick up for next season, potentially making him dead salary.

Los Angeles Lakers

Bargain contract: Austin Reaves

Last offseason, many expected Reaves would get paid big bucks but no one gave him a big offer so he re-signed for just $55 million over four years. He hasn't been as good as Lakers fans had hoped entering the season but he is still reasonably paid.

Nightmare contract: Gabe Vincent

After playing a big role for the Miami Heat last season, the Lakers signed Vincent to a $40 million deal but he has barely played thus far due to injuries. He could always bounce back but L.A. may have to look to offload him this summer.

Phoenix Suns

Bargain contract: Grayson Allen

Allen was a throw-in in the Deandre Ayton deal but has proven to be a valuable rotation player, helping take the pressure off Phoenix's big 3. He's leading the NBA in 3-point percentage while making less than $9 million. Not bad at all.

Nightmare contract: Bradley Beal

Suns guard Bradley Beal has failed to stay healthy over the last couple of seasons and is on pace to play just 57 games this season. He's played mostly well when he has but he's owed $160 million over the next three seasons to be the third option. That's concerning, to be sure.