Confidence never has been lacking with Dez Wells, who went undrafted Thursday night but will join the Wizards for Las Vegas summer league next month.
So Kelly Oubre knows Kevin Durant, a 2016 free-agent target for the Wizards. So what? The confidence oozes from the No. 15 overall pick in the NBA draft.
"Was the Kelly Oubre Jr. pick surprising?" is a question coming up a bunch. The answer is yes, but only with context.
The draft picks the Wizards made on Thursday in Kelly Oubre and Aaron White are about the future, not the 2015-16 season when they hope to at least advance to the Eastern Conference finals.