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In Focus: Washington Bullets

Chris Webber flies in for a dunk during a 1997 Bullets-Kings game. (Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

By Andy Gray

The Wizards fell to 0-9 with Monday's 96-89 loss to the Pacers. Coach Randy Wittman has expressed displeasure with the play of a team that is off to the worst start in franchise history While basketball fans in D.C. turn to the Georgetown Hoyas to distract themselves from the Wizards, we take a look back at happier days with the Washington Bullets.

Coach K.C. Jones and the Bullets' bench in 1974. (Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)


Hall of Famers Wes Unseld (left) and Elvin Hayes in 1975. (Photo by Dick Raphael/NBAE via Getty Images)


Charles Johnson (right) and Mitch Kupchak in 1978. (James Drake/SI)


A team photo of the 1977-78 Bullets squad that won the NBA championship. (NBA Photos/Getty Images)


Gheorghe Muresan posts up Rony Seikaly during a 1994 Bullets-Heat game. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)


Rasheed Wallace, who played his rookie season with Washington, attempts a jump shot during a 1996 game. (Steve Woltmann/NBAE via Getty Images)


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