Found January 05, 2012 on Razzball Basketball:
With the franchise now knows as the Washington Wizards, and at one point known as the Chicago Packers, Zephyrs, or Baltimore, Capitol and Washington Bullets, I thought it might be fun to create a word cloud that showed the names of anyone who’s ever worn the teams’ jersey with their names relative to the length at which they were on the team. And while guys like Unseld, Gus Johnson and Hayes are not surprising, who knew Brendan Haywood was such a long-running member of the squad? Or that Bernanrd King wasn’t. It felt like he was a Bullet for as long as he was a Knick, Then again, I was an infant in that era.  

Winless Wizards give players-only meeting a try

Maurice Evans says the winless Washington Wizards have a sense of entitlement like he's never seen before. The veteran called a players'-only meeting Thursday to address leadership issues on the only NBA team without a victory. The Wizards are 0-6 for the first time in franchise history and weren't competitive in an 18-point loss to the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night...

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Wizards hold players-only meeting to address club's first 0-6 start

Maurice Evans says the winless Washington Wizards have a sense of entitlement like he's never seen before. The veteran called a players'-only meeting Thursday to address leadership issues on the only NBA team without a victory.

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