As president of basketball operations, Michael Jordan will be asked to improve the Washington Wizards' fortunes in the NBA draft and attract free agent talent:
Wizards Draft Picks in the 1990s
Year Rd. Overall Player Pos.
With Team Status
1990 2 35 Greg Foster C
Waived by team in December 1992, spent four seasons with Utah, where he helped team to two NBA Finals.
1990 2 37 A.J. English G
Avg. 2.1 points; left as free agent after 1992 season.
1991 1 19 LaBradford Smith G
Averaged 2.3 points, waived December 1993.
1992 1 6 Tom Gugliotta F
Traded to Golden State for Chris Webber; has averaged 16.7 points per game in career; currently with Phoenix.
1992 2 32 Brent Price G
Avg. 10 points in '95-96; currently on Vancouver's roster.
1993 1 6 Calbert Cheaney G
Averaged 12.7 points during Wizards career; signed by Boston as free agent last summer, averaging 4.0 points.
1993 2 30 Gheorghe Muresan C
Averaged 10.5 points during Wizards career; averaging 2.2 points for New Jersey.
1993 2 38 Conrad McRae F
Opted to play in Turkey.
1994 1 5 Juwan Howard F
Averaging a career-low 14.5 points per game (high 22.1 in 1995-96).
1994 2 32 Jim McIlvaine C
Signed by Seattle as free agent in 1996; averaging 2.2 points, 3.1 rebounds for Nets.
1995 1 4 Rasheed Wallace F
Traded to Portland for Rod Strickland; leads Trail Blazers with 15.7 points per game, 7.0 rebounds.
1996 2 55 Ronnie Henderson G
Cut during training camp.
1997 2 46 God Shammgod G
Waived February 1999; averaged 3.1 ppg.
1997 2 48 Predrag Drobnjak C
Opted to play in Yugoslavia.
1998 2 43 Jahidi White C
Starter averaging 6.4 points, 6.4 rebounds per game.
1999 1 7 Richard Hamilton G
Averaging 8.0 points per game.
1999 2 35 Calvin Booth C
Has been placed on the team's injured list.
Wizards Trades in the 1990s
To Utah: Jeff Malone (three-team deal with Sacramento)
To Sacramento: Steve Colter
To Detroit: Darrell Walker
Second-round draft picks in 1993 and 1994 or 1995
To L.A. Clippers: John Williams
Don MacLean, William Bedford
To Charlotte: Tom Hammonds
To Portland: Harvey Grant
Kevin Duckworth, future considerations
To Charlotte: Michael Adams
Second-round draft picks in 1996 and 1997
To Golden State: Tom Gugliotta and first-round picks in 1996, 1998, 2000
To Miami: Rex Chapman, draft rights to Terrence Rencher
Draft rights to Jeff Webster, Ed Stokes
To Denver: Don MacLean, Doug Overton
To Milwaukee: Kevin Duckworth
To Portland: Rasheed Wallace, Mitchell Butler
Rod Strickland, Harvey Grant
To Sacramento: Chris Webber
Mitch Richmond, Otis Thorpe
To Orlando: Ben Wallace, Terry Davis, Tim Legler, Jeff McInnis
Players Who Left the Wizards via Free Agency
Year Player (Team signed with)
1999 Calbert Cheaney (Boston)
1999 Otis Thorpe (Miami)
1999 Harvey Grant (Philadelphia)
1999 Gheorghe Muresan (New Jersey)
1997 Jaren Jackson (San Antonio)
1996 Juwan Howard (Miami, contract nullified by NBA, re-signed as a free agent by Washington 21 days later)
1996 Mark Price (Golden State)
1996 Robert Pack (New Jersey)
1996 Brent Price (Houston)
1996 Jim McIlvaine (Seattle)
1995 Scott Skiles (Philadelphia)
1995 Larry Stewart (expansion draft to Vancouver)
1994 Pervis Ellison (Boston)
1992 David Wingate (Charlotte)
1991 Haywoode Workman (Indiana via Italy)
Draft Choices Sent to Other Teams in the 1990s
Year Rd. Pick Sent to Player Selected
1998 1 13 Orlando Keon Clark
1996 1 12 Cleveland Vitaly Potapenko
1996 1 11 Golden State Todd Fuller
1995 2 46 Miami George Banks
1992 2 54 Sacramento Brett Roberts
A member of the NBA's all-rookie team in 1993. The Wizards traded Gugliotta and three first-round draft picks for Chris Webber in 1995. He made the all-star team in 1997 and currently plays for Phoenix.
Wallace, below, was traded to Portland in 1996 along with Mitchell Butler for Rod Strickland and Harvey Grant. He has averaged more than 13 points per game in his career, and close to 16 points per game in the playoffs for the Trail Blazers.
Has averaged 20 points per game over his six-plus seasons in the NBA. The Wizards traded the former all-star to the Kings in 1998 for Mitch Richmond and Otis Thorpe. Webber led the Kings to their first winning record since the 1982-83 season.