LAS VEGAS -- Trevor Ariza is still heading to the Houston Rockets, but instead it'll be in a three-team sign-and-trade that results in the Wizards acquiring journeyman Melvin Ely and an $8.5 milli
LAS VEGAS -- Signing future Hall of Fame small forward Paul Pierce essentially as Trevor Ariza's replacement serves a big move for the Wizards.
LAS VEGAS -- In winning 44 regular-season games, the Wizards know they could've done better if they'd closed with more authority. That's where Paul Pierce, even at 36, comes in.
LAS VEGAS -- Coming into his second season with the Wizards, Otto Porter would've been content to just get more playing time after being out of the rotation in 2013-14.