Washington Wizards Waive Larry Owens, Mike Wilks; Roster Set

The Washington Wizards waived guard Mike Wilks and forward Larry Owens today, bringing their roster down to 15 players. Neither move is a surprise. Wilks was always going to be training-camp fodder, and Owens' deal was fully unguaranteed. Once Nick Young signed the one-year qualifying offer, Owens' days were numbered. The team preferred to keep Hamady Ndiaye in the fold, and I don't blame them.

The Wizards' roster is currently at 15 players, and this is what you'll see. Ted Leonsis confirmed on his blog that the Wizards will keep 15 guys because of the shortened season. That means this is your likely depth chart.

PG: John Wall/Shelvin Mack

SG: Nick Young/Jordan Crawford/Roger Mason

SF: Rashard Lewis/Jan Vesely/Chris Singleton/Maurice Evans

PF: Andray Blatche/Trevor Booker

C: JaVale McGee/Ronny Turiaf/Kevin Seraphin/Hamady Ndiaye

Obviously, many people can play multiple positions, so those position designations are not permanent. My guess is we'll see a lot of small lineups with Vesely or Singleton at power forward. I also hope Mack can seize the backup point guard job, because I'm not wild about Crawford or Mason being that guy.

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