This is a series to look at how the Wizards stack up against their opponents in the East, where they finished 44-38 last season for a No.
Nolan Smith's father, Derek Smith, died from an undetected heart defect in 1996 while an assistant coach of the then-Bullets.
Around the time DeJuan Blair took notice of the Washington Wizards' turnaround, the power-packed center rediscovered the fun of playing basketball.
Team USA returns to training camp mode on Thursday as the 16 remaining members of men's national team reconvene in Chicago. The group will practice for two days before facing Brazil in an exhi