A top Wizards exec said the franchise would "probably not" be renamed the Bullets. "There are certain instances in the last few years with certain players that I think are going to prevent that," said Monumental Sports & Entertainment Senior VP & CMO Joe Dupriest.Sports Business Journal. Dupriest did say the team would "use the history" of the Bullets more, whatever that means.
Jackie Carmichael, Kevin Dillard, Ryan Evans, Viktor Gaddefors, Bruce Massey. Carmichael is a potential first-round pick. Read more about him here.
Via a team press release: The other players: Ryan Anderson, Harrison Barnes, Mike Conley, DeMarcus Cousins, Anthony Davis, DeMar DeRozan, Andre Drummond, Kenneth Faried, Derrick Favors, Paul George, Taj Gibson, Gordon Hayward, Jrue Holiday, Kyrie Irving, DeAndre Jordan, Ty Lawson, Kawhi Leonard, Damian Lillard, Greg Monroe, Chandler Parsons, Larry Sanders, Klay Thompson, Dion Waiters, Kemba Walker and Tyler Zeller.
Here's a look at the new Wizards draft hat courtesy of Slam Online.
Agent David Falk confirms Otto Porter will work out only for top 3 (CLE, ORL, WASH.). So Wizards are Porter's floor.— Rick Bonnell (@rick_bonnell) June 11, 2013
Karron Johnson | F | Shaw | 6'8, 240 lbs Bruce Massey | G | Middle Tennessee | 6'3, 197 lbs Brock Motum | F | Washington St. | 6'10, 245 lbs Mason Plumlee | F | Duke | 6'10, 235 lbs Dexter Strickland | G | North Carolina | 6'3, 185 lbs Kellen Thornton | F | Tennessee St. | 6'7, 243 lbsPress release.