HoopsHype Washinton Wizards rumors


January 10, 2012 Updates

In the exhibition circuit, there is bad shot to avoid, no pass too daring, no move not worthy of trying. There is also no defense, at least not of the take-a-pounding kind. In the land of highlight thrills, basic basketball flies out the window, fundamentals become warped. Seems clear why this brand of ball would be taboo to a coach. "I've never been a proponent of all those things," Saunders said after Monday's practice. "I think you pick up too many bad habits and a lot of things you think are going to be very easy [are not]. I don't think I saw a change all summer long." CSNWashington.com

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