No matter your level of fandom or connection to the Washington Wizards this season, it's a good year to be following the team.
John Wall and the rest of the young team are preparing to push for the postseason this year, as Wall looks to become one of the top point guards in the NBA to legitimize the max contract he received in the offseason.
For long-time fans of the franchise who are currently disgruntled about the poor performance of the team the past few years, no need to worry. The Wizards brought in some new faces this offseason to mix things up and to build a young core of players around Wall.
Brand new to the Wizards? Then enjoy seeing the best team Washington has put on the court in close to five years.
New fans and die-hards alike, this is a pivotal season for the Wizards. These are five things to watch for when the team takes the court for the first time on Oct. 30.
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