Washington Wizards Training Camp: Roster Projections, Team Analysis and Preview

September 24th, 2013 by Jonathan Munshaw Leave a reply »

As the Washington Wizards' season-long journey to find their way back to the playoffs begins on the first day of training camp, fans are anxiously awaiting the first game of the year on Oct. 30 to see how far this team can really go. 

It's been 161 days since the Wizards last played a regular-season game, and their first of the 2013-14 season against the Detroit Pistons will mark the beginning of a new era. This era belonging to John Wall, with a max contract under his belt, and second-year shooting guard Bradley Beal. 

As Washington starts training camp, its coaches will wait and see if this mixture of young and old will lead to a postseason berth. 

Before the training camp discussion begins, it's important to look back at the 2012-13 season. 

29-53 record Third place in the Eastern Conference's Southeast Division Twelfth place in Eastern Conference  

Key Statistics: The Good and Bad

The Wizards and head coach Randy Wittman focused on their defense all season, only allowing 95.8 points per game to opponents. That average placed Washington eighth in the NBA in s ...

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