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The Washington Wizards have been the laughing stock of the league for the last couple of seasons. Maturity and team ball were two of the biggest problem areas for the team over the course of their struggles. Thursday, the Wizards took a great leap forward by shipping JaVale McGee off to Denver in exchange for Nene. Sure, they had to give up one of their top scorers in Nick Young as well, but it
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