It wasn't that long ago when the Washington Wizards were the joke of the NBA.
JaVale McGee led that charge with bone head acts on the court (him running to the opposite end of the court while the Wizards were on offense is still my favorite), as did Andray Blatche being a lost cause despite his immense talent, Nick Young and his "shoot-first" mentality and of course, there was Gilbert Arenas and his gun-toting ways. You add all this up and it is just one formula for the team to be the laughing stock of the NBA.
But that was then, this is now.
Gone are McGee, Young, Blatche, and Arenas and in are solid veterans such Nene, and Emeka Okafor who will be looked upon to reform the mentality of the young team to that of a winning spirit. And John Wall wants to lead this charge for the franchise into the future.
In an interview with Dime Mag, Wall spoke on his lofty personal goals for himself and the Wizards heading into next season.
“You wanna do it...