Wizards' overhaul off to promising start with productive draft night
NEW YORK -- The worst shall not be first, not yet anyway. But the Wizards will not be last any longer.
Not after they acquired two guards to flank
No one had a bigger day than the Wizards. Some of it comes as no surprise. Everyone knew they would select
Arenas is a scorer and he could have newfound value in that role as a `2' guard. Wall's value as a distributor, a tempo-pushing driver and -- perhaps above all else in importance -- an active defender promises an altogether different kind of leadership for the Wizards. By playing through Wall they have an opportunity to win in a more traditional way than when Arenas was their leader as a scoring point.
There will be more to say about
Now they have a chance to launch a new start around Hinrich and rookie
To cover the expensive price of Hinrich's contract, the Wizards received cash from Chicago as well as the rights to No. 17. They turned that pick into French big man
This is supposed to be a night of promise, and for this one night at least the Wizards were the leader in that category. They leveraged the bookend picks of Nos. 1 and 30 to invite 51 players to pre-draft workouts, which helped introduce them to Booker. Then they turned the silver lining of this past season -- cap space -- into Hinrich. Did we mention the new ownership of