Over the next couple of days, the Wizards will stun absolutely nobody when they formally announce picking up the third-year option on Bradley Beal's contract.
Fans might not always be convinced, but NBA general managers know stuff. They certainly have insight into the teams and players they compete against.
Expectations are obviously high this season for John Wall. Every time he faces one of the league's All-Star caliber point guard, we're talking appointment viewing.
For Nene to be absent isn't all that unusual for the Wizards.
The big man sat out 21 games last season and admits he's still not at full strength because of a sore left foot and knees.