It might be sometime before we know for sure whether John Wall, Paul Pierce and the Wizards had a highly successful season. The odds are certainly in their favor.
Unlike an offseason ago, when Nene did virtually nothing but rest, he did a 180-degree turn and played for Brazil's national team and the result is coming into camp in top condition.
Remember when coach Randy Wittman and Marcin Gortat complained about preparation and the lack of focus during practices last season?
After making a playoff run last season, the next step for the Wizards would be making the Eastern Conference Finals. What would they have to do to win it?
The Wizards held their first day of training camp on Tuesday on the Verizon Center main court. Media members typically enter for the final few minutes or so of practice.