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The Washington Wizards considered signed Zaza Pachulia, according to a report

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It seemed like one of the goals for the Washington Wizards this offseason was to get better in the front court.

After missing out on free agent Al Horford, the Wizards signed Ian Mahinmi, Andrew Nicholson, and Jason Smith.

But, according to a report, they could have signed Zaza Pachulia.

Here's what J. Michael from CSN Mid-Atlantic reported:

The Wizards could've had Zaza Pachulia, CSN has confirmed with multiple league sources, for less (two years, $20 million) but went with Mahinmi instead. There were discussions between the sides but the Wizards were non-committal and Pachulia ended up signing with the Golden State Warriors for just one year and $3 million. Pachulia is three years older and faded down the stretch last season with the Dallas Mavericks.

While Zaza is a bit older, two years and $20 million doesn't sound too bad for a guy who almost made the all-star team last season and a guy who is going to be the starting center for a team who is favorited to win the Western Conference. It really doesn't sound too shabby when it's considered that the Wizards are paying more for Mahinmi at four years, $64 million.

And Zaza and Mahinmi weren't so different last season.

These per-game stats from last season are from basketball reference:

15-16

POINTS

REB

ASSISTS

BLOCKS

STEALS

FG%

FT%

MINUTES

TOV

Pachulia

8.6

9.4

1.7

0.3

0.8

.466

.768

26.4

1.6

Mahinmi

9.3

7.1

1.5

1.1

0.9

.589

.587

25.6

1.4

How the pair's performances compare this upcoming season will surely be something that Wizards' fans keep their eyes on.