Washington stayed fairly busy this offseason, trading for Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza to add depth to the team. Little by little, the Wizards are piecing together what looks like a competitive team on paper, but also one that could see playoff action in a unstable Eastern Conference.
They will be led by former No. 1 draft pick John Wall, who will look to solidify himself as one of the NBA's elite point guards. A lot of Washington's success will fall right on his shoulders, but he brings his best supporting cast of players yet this season.
After drafting a potential All-Star in Bradley Beal, the Wizards have become a team to watch in the near future. With a lot of optimism heading forward, here are five predictions for Washington.