Washington Wizards

Don't Trust Those New Washington Wizards

PHOENIX - DECEMBER 19:  Head coach Flip Saunders of the Washington Wizards watches from the bench during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on December 19, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Wizards 121-95. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Jarrett CarterAnalyst IDecember 28, 2009

Just don’t. They get a big win, they follow it up with one of the worst losses you could ever imagine watching.

They have enough characters in which you could emotionally invest, but short of a 12-game winning streak, there are few redeemable qualities in this team that could hold your attention, let alone your rooting interest.

So for this year at least, pretend it's 1989 and Bernard King will soon be coming back from a knee injury.

It won’t be a playoff berth, but it’s something worth the brain power than trying to figure out why this team is so bad, and why its leadership is so unwilling to blow it up.

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