Found February 06, 2013 on Wizards Extreme:
(Jim Gund/SI) It’s almost getting redundant to speak about draft picks that were traded away by the Washington Wizards and ultimately became more successful than arguably any other player that has actually played for the franchise; but in tonight’s matchup versus the New York Knicks, it would be a crime to not take a look at Rasheed Wallace. Drafted out of UNC in 1995 by the Washington Bullets, Wallace played 65 games and had a monumental (pun intended) season that saw Chris Webber go down for most of the season. He was selected to the rookie team during the ’95-’96 All Star Weekend. He averaged ten points a game and just under five rebounds. Even more impressive was the fact that a 6'11 power forward sank the three-ball pretty well, averaging at least one per game and shooting the deep ball at 33%. Not too shabby. But after the season, the Bullets traded him off to Portland in exchange for Rod Strickland. While Strickland helped boost the Bullets to the playof...
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