Jimmy Butler


Randy Wittman finally has the comfort of a three-year contract going into this season with a roster retooled with veterans and keeping the core of the Wizards intact.


While the Wizards enter Monday with two key decisions on their hands -- whether or not to extend qualifying offers to Trevor Booker and Kevin Seraphin so they remain restricted before free agency


As always, there's room for argument when it comes to select teams such as the NBA's first and second All-Defense announced Monday.


With the exception of Trevor Booker, the bench didn't provide the same offensive punch in their first-round playoff series with the Chicago Bulls.


The battle scars for Nene can be seen on his left hand, where he has protective taping on his left pinkie finger that was injured in Game 5 vs. the Chicago Bulls.