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Monthly Archives: September 2012

With John Wall out for the next eight weeks, the Wizards won't be able to replicate what he does but they will have to find a way to fill the void in his absence. They have a few options but few answers with training camp approaches.

Guard will be out through the first month of the regular season.

Wizards coach Randy Wittman has a chance to continue what he started late last season while attempting to prove that the Wizards didn’t win their final six games as the result of some April fluke.

The Wizards new cast of characters has made Randy Wittman optimistic about what’s ahead during his first full season as head coach.

Washington Wizards center Nene’s status for the start of training camp next Tuesday remains in doubt after his plantar fasciitis flared up during the Olympics.

The Wizards were 7-4 with Nene on the floor – and blew double-digit second-half leads in three of those losses – but they were just 3-8 without him in games played after he actually reported to the team.

Washington Wizards team president Ernie Grunfeld says the club has upgraded from where it was at this point last year but remains a work in progress.