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Every franchise has a moment in their history where its fans wish you could just hit the re-do button.
This trade has to be that moment for the Washington Wizards.
In 2009, Ernie Grunfeld traded the No. 5 overall pick for Mike Miller and Randy Foye. The thought was that the Wizards had a championship contending core in Gilbert Arenas, Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler.
That thought was entirely wrong.
The "big three" that the Wizards hyped for so many years was never good enough to compete for a championship, and the addition of Mike Miller and Randy Foye wouldn't have them contending any time soon.
As for the No. 5 pick, the Wizards blew a chance at getting a great young player. If they kept the pick, they could have had Ricky Rubio, Stephen Curry, Brandon Jennings, Ty Lawson or DeMar DeRozan, who now are all contributing members to their respective NBA teams.
Instead, the Wizards put all their eggs in Gilbert Arenas' basket. What did Arenas do in return you ask? He brought a gun to the locker room, getting suspended after 32 games, and thus blew up the "big three."
The Wizards had no backup plan without Arenas. With one of these guards, the Wizards would have had a much easier transition to becoming a contender again.