Washington Wizards Cannot Afford Another “Off” Season

May 5th, 2010 by Matthew Brown Leave a reply »
Who knew there were new levels of abysmal which the Wizards could sink to? They followed up a 19-63 season with a somehow worse 26-56 record this season, traded three starters, and became the focus of a felony investigation spotlighting the antics of their expensive and maligned star point guard.

The 2009-2010 season couldn't end fast enough for Washington, and they have all summer to begin to redeem themselves.

Perhaps highlighting all the bad things that happened this season isn't the best way to instill hope in the fans of the floundering franchise. The transition of Andray Blatche from potential player to budding star gives the Wizards at least one building block for the future. The transition of ownership from the Pollin family to Ted Leonsis gives the notion of stability and promise when looking at what he has done for the Capitals in his time as owner.

There are plenty of things to be hopeful for in the future of the Wizards. The question is, will any of that hope come to fruition in the coming draft and free agency period?

Expecting an instant turnaround following the offseason is absurd for any team, let alone the Wizards, wh ...

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