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Most optimism for the Washington Wizards' season disappeared when John Wall, the No. 1 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, had knee surgery that most likely will keep the point guard sidelined until December. But fans on Saturday will get their first looks at top rookie Bradley Beal and offseason acquisitions Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza. The Boston Celtics, one of the best teams in the NBA's Eastern Conference, will provide a stiff early test for the new arrivals.