Daniel Orton, waived by the Wizards early Thursday, asked for his release so he can play in China, a person with knowledge of the situation confirmed to CSNwahington.com.
By all indications -- words spoken on and off record -- John Wall has taken control of the Wizards' training camp going into Day 5 Saturday at Verizon Center.
Randy Wittman finally has the comfort of a three-year contract going into this season with a roster retooled with veterans and keeping the core of the Wizards intact.
On paper, change always looks good but in reality there are challenges. For the Wizards, that'll come in reforming without Trevor Ariza.