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Yeah, but if the Wizards say, sign 2 or 3 FA's at the same time, like sign Rashard Lewis, Bonzi Wells, and Mike Bibby at the same time (HIGHLY improbable), they immediately become contenders in the east, hell anything can happen, and Bibby could use it as an opportunity to actually win the east with the club. Just a thought though, not like it would happen.
 

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Alright then think about it this way...

If the Wizards don't sign any free agents this year, they'll have $8 million AT LEAST off the books, for a FA class that includes Tim Duncan, Jason Kidd, Antonio McDyess, Jermaine O'Neal, and POSSIBLY, Andre Miller, Shawn Marion, Lamar Odom, Elton Brand, and Baron Davis, to name a few. If the Wizards can land any of those, they'd be considered contenders and maybe even favourites for the East! It may be a blessing in disguise.
 

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Well if MJ stays for an extra year (I mean a THIRD year), then the chances skyrocket. You have to kind of put yourself in one of those players' shoes. You are a superstar. An All Star, former All Star, or borderline All Star. You have a chance of playing with the greatest guard ever in the history of the NBA, who has won 6 championships and is still a great clutch player (not against Toronto :D). There's also 4 players entering their second season (this year's rookies), and a quality young player in Rip Hamilton. Plus a solid front court of White, Jones, Brown and Haywood.

That team could go pretty far in the playoffs if you join, because of MJ's experience alone. You contributing could have people talking Finals. Would you do it? You bet I would!
 

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If Jordan actually IS relegated to 6th man, I think the chances of him coming back for a 3rd year are <b>more</b> probable.

And yeah, the Wizards probably won't get Duncan or Kidd, but what about the others? Take Steve Francis for example. He's from Washington, and if the Rockets don't extend his contract this year, he'll be a FA next season. He'll probably demand a max contract, but since he's from Washington, he or the Wiz might go out of the way to sign him. For example the Wizards might make some cap clearing moves before the signing, or Franchise may settle for less. Just a thought.

Or what about other players, who probably won't get max contracts? Players like Andre Miller or Shawn Marion? IMO neither deserves a max contract, but you can make a case for both of them being snubbed of the All Star game last season. Miller has been compared to Jason Kidd. Marion is an amazing rebounder for his size, and he could probably play PF in the East.
 

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Originally posted by BCH
Your response to this thread has made me want to damn the Lo brothers once again.

Damn you Lo Williams.

Damn you Lo Vaught.

Damn you Lo Brothers.
LOL :laugh:

Hey man we're stuck in the same situation too, with Hakeem and Michael Stewart... so I feel your pain!
 
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