There's no guarantee that any of the free agents will end up with a contract for the regular season with the Wizards, but it doesn't hurt to have the $80 million man behind you.
When it's your birthday in D.C. and you're a newcomer to the team, you can expect a birthday cake. So that's what the Wizards did on Monday.
If the Wizards can get past Bradley Beal's six-week absence, they could come out better like last season when they lost Nene in the heat of a playoff push.
Bradley Beal has had health issues in each of his first three seasons in D.C. as the Wizards are faced with picking up his fourth-year option and looking into the future.