The Washington Wizards are finding it hard to get that first win of the season. Sitting at 0-12 has to be embarrassing enough.
But for Wizards forward Jan Vesely, it gets even worse. To call Vesely a bust would be an understatement. Washington took him with the sixth overall pick in last year’s draft and he hasn’t even put up numbers that would be satisfactory for an undrafted player. He’s probably only still in the league because the Wizards aren’t playing for anything and are hoping his hard work in practice helps him mature into a better player.
Right now, it’s not looking good.
After last night’s game against the Spurs, where Vesely failed to score in 8 minutes of playing time but somehow managed to notch four fouls, he brought his season total for personal fouls up to 34, while his total points on the year stayed at 29. He’s shooting 43% from the floor and an abysmal 23% (3-13) from the free throw line. The fact that this guy still gets to play should probably clue ...