Washington Wizards


BOSTON — The Washington Wizards are one of the early favorites to emerge as an Eastern Conference power this season and the addition of former Celtic legend Paul Pierce is one of the main reasons.


BOSTON — Not a year passes by in the NBA where there's not a team or two that makes preseason prognosticators look bad.


The Wizards would prefer to keep their 15th and final roster open but they'd quickly change gears for Ray Allen.