Wizards at a glance
The Wiz nucleus (Gilbert Arenas, Larry Hughes, Antawn Jamison) played together in Golden State three years ago -- and went 21-61. Will they fare better in Washington? Much depends on whether Kwame Brown can reach his potential.
The Big Three have enough O to keep the Wizards in the playoff hunt, but only if they learn to focus on the other end of the floor.
|The starters: None of these guys has reached his potential ... yet.|
|PF||Kwame Brown||Finally showed flashes last season. Time to show a lot more||6|
|SF||Antawn Jamison||Sixth Man of the Year is a starter again||8|
|C||Brendan Haywood||Started 59 games, but averaged only 19 minutes per||5|
|SG||Larry Hughes||Here's a Wizard who knows how to disappear||6|
|PG||Gilbert Arenas||Can score (19.6 ppg), but can he get people involved?||7|
|BENCH||A second five of good young players (Thomas, Steve Blake, Juan Dixon, Jarvis Hayes, Jared Jeffries), plus a veteran shooter (Anthony Peeler).||5|