Like the rest of the NBA, the Wizards' free agency plans are on hold until Carmelo Anthony and LeBron James announce where they will take their talents next season.
Before anyone in Washington goes overboard about Nerlens Noel -- and some will -- take into account that Saturday's game was just his first in 18 months and it was in the Orlando summer league.
Because of what has happened in the past, the Wizards are careful to not repeat some of those same mistakes when it comes to assessing players' value off the court as well as on it.
That the Wizards will have many of the same players for the 2014-15 season, with a few tweaks, is good news the way Bradley Beal sees it.
Soon after Marcin Gortat re-signed for five years and $60 million with the Wizards, Trevor Ariza -- in a somewhat surprising move -- was on the phone with the front office to discuss details