The ride involved different twists and turns, but the result remained the same. The Washington Wizards finished fifth in the Eastern Conference during the regular season.
Questions of maturity have followed JaVale McGee throughout his seven-year NBA career. That was a big reason the freakishly athletic 7-footer was traded from Washington to Denver.
Andrew Wiggins and Joel Embiid won't be walking through the Verizon Center doors Wednesday night when No. 10 Kansas takes on Georgetown.
At some point on Saturday, possibly the time you read this, Kevin Love will be a Cleveland Cavalier.