The Washington Wizards are coming off a playoff year in the 2016-17 NBA season. The Wizards placed first in the Southeastern Division with a 49 game winning season. The Wizards went on to lose to the Boston Celtics in the NBA Playoffs (4-3). John Wall and company are looking forward to a better 2017-18 NBA season and to make the 2018 NBA playoffs.
Founded in 1961, the Washington Wizards are an NBA (National Basketball Association) team based in Washington, D.C. The Wizards compete in the Eastern Conference Southeast Division against tough competition like the Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Charlotte Hornets, and Orlando Magic. The Wizards play their home games at the beautiful Verizon Center in downtown Washington, DC. Over the franchise existence the Wizards have won one NBA Championship in 1978. Great players like Earl Monroe, Elvin Hayes, Gus Johnson, and Wes Unseld have worn a Wizards jersey over the years.