It did not come as a major shock that the Wizards opted to bring in another point guard, in this case Eric Maynor, to serve as John Wall's backup over A.J. Price.
Before training camp gets underway and NBA players get down to serious business, some key ones from the area will compete at the Goodman League Round Ball Classic later this month.
Among the reasons why teams liked Otto Porter high in the NBA Draft - outside of his defensive knack and stellar hoops instincts - no drama.
The Washington Wizards will open the first of seven preseason games against the new and improved Brooklyn Nets on Oct. 8 at Verizon Center.