The franchise owner issued a playoff push mandate this summer.The team's top interior presence is out some if not all of training camp with an ongoing foot injury.Training camp starts Monday.
Since last making the playoffs in 2007-08, the Wizards have finished no better than 26th in the 30-team NBA.
No doubt a good chunk of the Wizards winning turnaroundwhile closing out the last campaign stemmed from the addition of Nene. Well, that and the subtraction of a few others.
Last season in an instant, Brian Cook went from playing for the playoffcontending Los Angeles Clippers to the lottery-bound Washington Wizards.