The hardest part is out of the way for the Wizards if they are to keep center Marcin Gortat. He wants to be here and they have the pass-first point guard he desires to play with in John Wall.
Wizards coach Randy Wittman brought the Wizards to the second round of the NBA Playoffs this season, but is not under contract.
Wizards Insider J. Michael discusses his return.
When the Wizards point to the turnaround in their season, they'll reference the players-only meeting after the Nov. 16 home loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers in overtime.
Even though Al Harrington missed 47 games because of his right knee during the regular season, having the soon-to-be free agent is crucial to a team such as the Wizards.