NBA Trade Deadline: Wizards See the End of the Big Three in D.C.

February 22nd, 2010 by Alex Shultz Leave a reply »

If I were a smart basketball fan, I’d have jumped on the Lakers or Cavaliers bandwagon years ago and saved myself the pain that comes with growing up alongside an unlucky franchise. But, I’m not and I didn’t, and now I’m stuck with the Washington Wizards.

The recent break-up of the only good thing D.C. basketball had going for it, the big three (Gilbert Arenas, Caron Butler, and Antawn Jamison), only tested my commitment.

Still, as they say, love is blind, and I guess that’s why I’m tuning in to watch Randy Foye, Mike Miller, Josh Howard, Andray Blatche, and JaVale McGee every other night.

The Washington Wizards had four great years this millennium.  They knocked out the Chicago Bulls in 2005 to win their first playoff series since the days of dinosaurs  (question Washington’s love for basketball? watch this ).

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