The Wizards' playoff chances took a major hit with the news that the team will not have its best player in John Wall for at least the first month of the season.
The burning question for the Washington Wizards: Can they survive without the injured John Wall for at least the first two months of the season?
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.