Washington Wizards Moving Forward With Blueprint for Rebuilding

March 17th, 2010 by Matthew Brown Leave a reply »
The Washington Wizards have an uphill battle to fight over the next few years. Through diligent work, good talent evaluation, and the right mix of players/player personalities, they could have a surprisingly bright future. Assuming everything goes to plan, that is.

That plan is still being laid out with each week that passes en route to the offseason.

Let us assume that the Wizards will be without the services of newly numbered Gilbert Arenas, who recently changed his jersey number from '0' to '6' as he awaits sentencing for ringing in the New Year with guns blazing. That would leave Andray Blatche as the de facto leader and foundation for the team.

With less than a handful of players contracted through next season, there is a lot of room for roster turnover once the season ends.

A perfect situation for a team fresh off of three years of denial.

Ever since the Kwame Brown debacle of 2001, the Wizards' front office has been reluctant to put any stock in the draft. Only Nick Young, JaVale McGee, and Blatche were selected by Washington. Every other pick they have made is on another team or out of the league.

They ...

Read Full Article at Bleacher Report - NBA
Article written by


Comments are closed.