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2016 Schedule
41-41, 4th in Southeast
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1dZach Lowe

5 things to watch for in free agency

With the salary cap going through the roof and most teams having money to burn, the NBA's silly season -- which starts Friday -- will not disappoint.

Butler: I could've taken Nene (1:44)
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2dZach Lowe

Hill leads potential free-agent steals

Everyone knows who this year's biggest free-agent prizes are, but Solomon Hill and others make up a group of players who could turn into big bargains on the open market.


Dudley among best FA 3-and-D players

TrueHoop TV's Kevin Arnovitz notes that Jared Dudley averages an incredibly quick 1.03 seconds on every touch. Every team can use a quick shot who can also defend.

Two Wizards could be free-agent steals

Jeremias Engelmann and Steve Ilardi write that Nene and Jared Dudley have performed more efficiently than each's box-score numbers indicate. Most underrated FAs (Insider)

The NBA's best 3-and-D free agents (1:25)
1 Big Thing: Durant likely to pass on the Wizards (2:34)
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Beal rated among top free agents

Kevin Pelton notes that suitors must weigh Bradley Beal's excellent performance in multiple postseasons against his injury history. Beal will turn 23 on Tuesday. NBA's 25 best free agents (Insider)

Broussard gives Wizards no chance of signing Durant (1:24)
Russillo's top five NBA free agents (2:00)
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Source: Wizards doubt they'll sign Durant

The Wizards think it is unlikely that Kevin Durant will sign with them in free agency, according to a team source who told ESPN's Britt McHenry that "it's not like LeBron and Cleveland."

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D.C. among longest-suffering cities

Not since Mark Rypien led Washington over Buffalo in Super Bowl XXVI has D.C. triumphed in a major professional sport. According to Bill Barnwell, only three cities are mired in more miserable active streaks. Sports Misery Index

Four undrafted free agents land in D.C.

The Wizards didn't own a pick in Thursday night's NBA draft, but the team reportedly has signed Villanova's Daniel Ochefu, Miami's Sheldon McClellan, Texas A&M's Danuel House and Arizona's Kaleb Tarczewski. The Washington Post

Wizards' final draft grade: C

The Wizards sent the No. 13 pick to the Suns as part of the Markieff Morris trade. "It was a reasonable swap given the relative quality of the draft," writes Chad Ford. Draft grades (Insider)

Team Stats

Points Per Game104.19th
Rebounds Per Game41.826th
Assists Per Game24.55th
Points Allowed104.621st

Team History


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