Found June 28, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
The last few years the talk in Washington has always been about how this is the year the Wizards will finally return to the playoffs. Then the season starts, the injuries pile up and the Wizards finish as a team that can’t even reach the 30-win mark. Despite their tortured history, last night’s drafting of small forward Otto Porter, as well as the less talked about acquisition of shooting guard Glen Rice, Jr. adds to the Wizards promising young core of point guard John Wall, and shooting guard Bradley Beal. Porter has plenty of experience playing in the Verizon Center as a Georgetown Hoya and showed massive improvement in his sophomore season, earning Big East Player of the Year honors. Glen Rice, Jr. had his moments at Georgia Tech, but also had too many moments of immaturity and was suspended multiple times, before eventually being kicked off the team. He joined the NBA’s D-League last season and helped lead the Rio Grande Valley Vipers to the championship. Rice was named Finals MVP, averaging 29 points, 11.5 rebounds, four assists, three blocks, and three steals in the series. The Wizards are banking on the idea that Rice is matured, and he has [...]
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