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GUYS, guess what!! Basketball is baaaccckkkk. Well, almost. It's media day at Verizon Center, so as far as the internet is concerned, the Wizards' season starts today. Amin, Thomas and Satchel will be bringing you guys wall-to-wall (with lots of John Wall) coverage throughout the day (here's a link to the team's live stream beginning at 11 a.m.), but let's begin with a recap of the latest news in our first Wizards Wrap of the 2013-14 season.

  • Michael Lee breaks down the biggest Wizards storylines entering the season. [Wizards Insider]
  • Ernie Grunfeld and Randy Wittman both said they expect the Wizards to be a playoff team this season. [WaPo (storyquotes) | CSN WashingtonPresser video]
  • Wall spoke with ESPN's Jeff Goodman about his own playoff aspirations, the "huge" Al Harrington signing, and the one thing that could keep the Wiz from making the postseason. Nice, quick read. [ESPN]
  • Speaking of Harrington, sounds like he might not be ready to hit the court running. [CSN Washington]
  • Emeka Okafor's injury stinks, but it gives Kevin Seraphin a shot to finally prove his mettle. [MikeWizards Insider]
  • Injuries to Okafor and Chris Singleton are no reason to panic. Yet. [Truth About It]
  • If Seraphin can make his court game on par with his incredible fashion sense, we might have a HOFer. [CSN Washington]
  • J. Michael and Ben Standig debate whether it would be tougher to replace Okafor or Nene and reach the same (questionable) conclusion. [CSN Washington]
  • If the Wizards' finish the standings matched their Watchability Rank, I think most fans would take it. [USA Today]
  • Chris Broussard like the Wizards' chances to make the playoffs, whatever that's worth. [ESPN]
  • At least the Wizards aren't the Bucks, amirite?? [SB Nation]
  • Ted is sticking with Ernie. Unless if he doesn't. Or something. [DC Sports Bog]
  • Excellent, excellent, excellent correspondence from a pool reporter who following Jan Vesely and Tomas Satoransky around Europe for Eurobasket 2013. [Truth About It]
  • Trevor Booker can't wait to get the season started. [Wizards Insider]
  • The next season of 30 for 30 will include a feature on Grunfeld's relationship with Bernard King. We'll probably tune in.
  • Because we can't have a Wrap without a Gilbert Arenas Update. Spoiler: It's magical. [Truth About It]
  • Bad news Boogie fans -- looks like DeMarcus Cousins has signed a max extension with the Kings. [SB Nation]