Drew Gooden


Entering training camp Rasual Butler, despite having 11 years experience in the NBA, was a long shot to make the Wizards' roster.


BALTIMORE -- The Wizards put forth a disappointing effort in Monday's 88-84 preseason loss to the New Orleans Hornets, their second in a row, and have just one exhibition left before the regular s


Usually when going into the final two preseason games, the Wizards would be fine-tuning their principles and relying on players with guaranteed roster spots.


Coach Randy Wittman is back to a complaint occasionally heard last season that suggests he's talking mostly about his point guard and catalyst John Wall.


Given that the Wizards weren't facing an NBA opponent, it's difficult to gauge some areas -- particularly the low post because Maccabi Haifa are thin on bulk -- but Wednesday's 101-95 win revealed