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Offline Natsinpwc

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Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Topic Start: November 18, 2020, 06:37:06 PM »
Time for a new Wiz thread with the draft tonight.  Who will the Wiz take at #9?  Or will they trade down.  Our will they trade the pick with John Wall for Russell Westbrook? 

Stay tuned.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #1: November 18, 2020, 09:07:46 PM »
Wiz appear to have gotten a steal.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #2: November 18, 2020, 09:31:18 PM »
According to the nba.com scouting report, he lacks athleticism and can’t shoot - sounds like a wizard

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #4: November 18, 2020, 10:14:40 PM »
I don't think anyone really knows about this kid.  The scouts saw something in him.  He looks like more of a point forward to me--ball handling seems his best skill.  His free throw shooting is bad however.  Keep in mind though that he has been playing as professional for three years in a league of men, while his counterparts were playing against high school kids or in college.  He looks plenty athletic from what I have seen on film. 

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #5: November 18, 2020, 10:22:18 PM »
Some highlights.  Anyway, we know Ted drafted him to get more Jewish fans.


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« Reply #6: November 18, 2020, 11:23:33 PM »
Some highlights.  Anyway, we know Ted drafted him to get more Jewish fans.



He’s a fan of Inglorious Basterds.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #7: November 19, 2020, 10:29:34 AM »
Wiz appear to have gotten a steal.
Some sites had him as #2 in the draft.  I guess a lot of boom / bust potential. Big man with guard skills. Wiz could be very interesting with a couple of breaks. 

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #8: November 19, 2020, 10:40:25 AM »
Some sites had him as #2 in the draft.  I guess a lot of boom / bust potential. Big man with guard skills. Wiz could be very interesting with a couple of breaks. 

a big man who can't shoot (including free throws)- awesome 15 years ago, useless in today's league

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #9: November 19, 2020, 10:45:55 AM »
a big man who can't shoot (including free throws)- awesome 15 years ago, useless in today's league
They needed a future replacement for Wall. 

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #10: November 19, 2020, 10:47:00 AM »
They needed a future replacement for Wall. 

they'll need to hire Jeff Gillooly to get him to that level

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #11: November 19, 2020, 10:49:00 AM »
they'll need to hire Jeff Gillooly to get him to that level
DC team trainers and medical staff say hold my beer.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #12: November 19, 2020, 11:28:42 AM »
They needed a future replacement for Wall. 

No, they needed to replace Gordat, looks like mission accomplished. :)

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #13: November 19, 2020, 11:55:41 AM »
No, they needed to replace Gordat, looks like mission accomplished. :)
He plays nothing like Gortat. Maybe the second round pick could do that.

EDIT:  Nevermind. They traded Krejci for Cassius Winston from
Michigan State.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #14: November 20, 2020, 10:35:29 PM »
Wizards resign Davis Bertrans. Five years and $80 million. Last year is a player option. 

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #15: November 20, 2020, 10:38:36 PM »
Wizards also signed Anthony Gill who played at UVA. He has been playing overseas. 


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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #16: November 20, 2020, 10:46:15 PM »
Wall has asked to be traded.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #17: November 20, 2020, 10:52:26 PM »
Wall has asked to be traded.
Well good luck with that at $40 million per year and coming of an Achilles tear as well as long term knee issues.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #18: November 20, 2020, 10:54:09 PM »
Wall has asked to be traded.

They should tell him he’s free to seek a trade- that will be a bit of a blue to his ego when he see what’s out there

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #19: November 20, 2020, 10:55:25 PM »
Well good luck with that at $40 million per year and coming of an Achilles tear as well as long term knee issues.

2022 player option for 47 million- and a 15% trade kicker- no one is touching that

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #20: November 20, 2020, 10:57:30 PM »
2022 player option for 47 million- and a 15% trade kicker- no one is touching that
Houston wants to trade Westbrook for him. Same bloated salary and he is older. However Houston wants more than Wall. And I can’t blame then. 

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #21: November 20, 2020, 10:58:15 PM »
Wizards are better off hanging on to him than giving up assets to get rid of him.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #22: November 20, 2020, 10:58:47 PM »
Well good luck with that at $40 million per year and coming of an Achilles tear as well as long term knee issues.

doesn't look like we're getting Westbrook for him.

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #23: November 21, 2020, 08:31:14 AM »
doesn't look like we're getting Westbrook for him.
Probably not but Houston wants to unload him also. 

Wizards also signed Robin Lopez.  Unfortunately he is the weaker of the twin brothers. 

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Re: Washington Wizards 2020-21 Season
« Reply #24: December 02, 2020, 08:00:19 PM »
Westbrook to the Wizards for Wall and a protected first-round pick.

Seems like an overpay for Washington.