John Wall went to the front office, president Ernie Grunfeld to be exact, and told him that he wanted Xavier Silas to come back.
When it's your birthday in D.C. and you're a newcomer to the team, you can expect a birthday cake. So that's what the Wizards did on Monday.
The Wizards must find the bright side of their situation without Bradley Beal, who had surgery on a fractured left wrist over the weekend, until the end of November.
That the Wizards will pick up the fourth-year option for the 2015-16 season on Bradley Beal's rookie contract before this one tips is a foregone conclusion.