For the first time since Paul Pierce signed with the Wizards in July, Brooklyn Nets general manager Billy King spoke on Monday about the decision not to bring back the future Hall of Fame forward.
In a bit of a surprise move late Monday, the Wizards have added veteran swingman Rasual Butler to the training camp roster to raise the list to 17 before it opens Sept.
A year ago, a player of Paul Pierce's caliber would've scoffed at joining the Wizards.
Returning to D.C., after Xavier Silas was cut following a stint with the Wizards at summer league team and training camp a year ago, may not seem to make a lot of sense. But really, it does.
The NBA is a guard-heavy league, which means making the All-Star game that is being played in New York in 2015 a difficult task.