En route to his first All-Star appearance last season, John Wall had his way with the Brooklyn Nets and Deron Williams, who has been declining in recent years because of health issues.
This time last summer it wasn't a forgone conclusion that the Wizards would even make the playoffs.
A year later they're expected to compete for the Eastern Conference title.
New expectations, frontcourt options and alternate jerseys
The last of the Wizards' three offseason acquisitions to be brought on board, DeJuan Blair is the first one to arrive and begin individual work at Verizon Center, CSNwashington.com has confirmed.