Undrafted Free Agents Who Would Be Steals for Washington Wizards

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Undrafted Free Agents Who Would Be Steals for Washington Wizards
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After selling their second-round draft pick Thursday night, the Wizards will want to look toward undrafted free agents, such as Florida's Casey Prather, to fill some spots on the bench.

Although many teams used Thursday night's NBA draft to build up their rosters for the future, the Washington Wizards decided to sell their only pick in the draft, No. 46 overall, to the Los Angeles Lakers and came out of the draft empty-handed. 

According to J. Michael of Comcast SportsNet, the Wizards targeted several big men prior to the draft who were all taken by the time their pick came around and instead decided to look toward free agency. 

Marcin Gortat, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Kevin Seraphin, Al Harrington and Drew Gooden could all potentially be gone by the time next season starts, and major needs on the bench could have been addressed with that second-round pick. 

In order to fill some of those spots, the Wizards can benefit from signing players who weren't drafted Thursday. 

The Wizards can look to sign one or two undrafted free agents to work them out in the NBA Summer League and see if they can fill a role on the team coming off the bench. While the Jeremy Lin and Jose Calderon-type undrafted free agents do come along every once in a while, it's expected that any of these rookie signings would be projects set to only play a few minutes off the bench for the first year (assuming everyone else stays healthy). 

With that in mind, here are five players that the Wizards should bring into training camp and the NBA Summer League. They are listed in order of how much they could bring to the team. Although they weren't drafted, these players fill a need for the Wizards and had second-round upside but ended up falling outside of the 60 players taken in the draft.

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