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Back on October 6th, 2010, Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis wrote a post on his blog Ted’s Take titled The Wisdom of Our Crowds – 101 To Do List Final.
The overall post was a list of 101 things Wizards fans had asked for, and to let everyone know that changes were coming and that their voice was being heard.
There were many good ideas on the list, including fresher popcorn, colder beer, and better iPhone connectivity. But to me, the biggest thing that jumped out on the list happened to be #31.
Now Ted didn’t say anything about actually changing the team name back to the Bullets, but the fact that it was mentioned means he knows it is a big deal to the fans. To me, the “Under consideration” means that it is not totally out of the question.
What die hard fan of Washington basketball wouldn’t want to see the name changed back to the Washington Bullets?
Fans over at Wizards Extreme posted a thread, including a petition, to try and change the garner votes to help try and get t...
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