Washington Wizards Go All-In In 2009

Posted: 23rd October 2009 by Shaun Ahmad in NBA
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All personnel decisions made in the NBA are nothing more than risky gambles, much like in a game of poker. The Washington Wizards took a $100 million-plus gamble on guard Gilbert Arenas, despite the bum knee. They took a $50 million-plus risk on forward Antawn Jamison, despite his age and mileage. They assembled a team that, if healthy, could make some serious noise in the playoffs.   While their hand showed promise, the flop didn't give Washington anything. Last year served as the turn card, but still nothing. Yet the Wizards raised and are going all-in, taking one more leap of faith—waiting for that last chance, that last opportunity at success.  As the Wizards prepare to begin their 2009-10 campaign in less than five days, major questions about the team's overall durabil ...

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