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Zimmerman happy to share 'face of the franchise' title

Wed, 27 Feb 2013|



CSN Washington dot com just. -- for you having been in this organization since almost the -- arrived in DC how gratifying was last year and how exciting is to look ahead -- where this franchise is going you know I think a lot of us have kind of been through some. Falling to -- times has been doing he's isn't isn't bad I. -- difficult time is difficult frustrating obviously you know when you look across and -- team. He knows -- more talented team in the noon you know on any given night. You have to play perfect based on and they would have to make a couple mistakes for you to win and that's frustrating from the park every day. Kind of knowing that the situation. To go through that interviewer we are now with the talent that we have on this team and obviously it's -- -- young team you know last year was kind of just that. The first step I guess kind of a tip the iceberg and to be able to be a part of -- grow and be here for a long time feel. Very lucky to be in the situation and then you board the face of the franchise tag for a long time -- and now that you've got a lot of other star power on this team where guys who are the top of the game and and have appealed to us. To the fan base. Do you see data all you are you happy to kind of let that spread around a little bit I mean you know -- for a long Thompson the only reason I was ever. I was a point in that and very young age before -- done anything which I think it was a ridiculous but I was born close to DC I went to University of Virginia. I was an undrafted back as their first draft pick and I guess I've grown into it but. It's exciting for me to have more faces of the franchise now because it means I'm not the only decent player on the team. Deep down while his very deep connection this organization of course I mean they gave me a chance when I was young. They broke me up as a twenty year old but they kind of wanna live for and so obviously -- him -- in this organization and the city is obviously. Kind of accepted me for for what I am and you know I think there's a good relationship with everyone and I can be -- here to be here for very long time. CSN Washington dot com.

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