For those that read numerous season previews about the John Wall and Nene-less Washington Wizards, what a shame.
1) Carryover: Sure, the Wizards are entering a new campaign with several players set to make their Washington debut.
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving missed practice after having four wisdom teeth pulled.
CLEVELAND (AP) The Cavaliers have exercised their team option on guard Kyrie Irving, the NBA's reigning Rookie of the Year.
Since you have to wait until Sunday for those tackling Redskins, might as well check out these items - let's call them points of emphasis - for the Wizards' Saturday night road tilt at Cleveland..