Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh followed the lead of LeBron James by opting out of their contracts. More interesting comes a report that James wants a max contract to stay with the Miami Heat.
The Wizards weren't able to find the kind of post players they wanted in the draft this past week, so the likes of Daniel Orton will get a chance to play his way back into the NBA.
The Wizards believe finding the proper mix of kids and vets led to their successful late season push. That discovery remained in mind on draft night.
Milwaukee still owes Drew Gooden under the amnesty provision and the soon-to-be 33-year-old can keep what's called his "Early Bird" rights by re-signing with Washington.