Washington Wizards Rumors
From league sources close to the situation, Wall wants to see a bigger picture plan on where the franchise is headed before committing for longer. The Wizards won 49 games this season and advanced to the conference semifinals for the third time in four years.
After the collective bargaining agreement was renegotiated and approved earlier this year, a Designated Veteran Player Extension was added. It’s another mechanism to help teams retain their own free agents because they can offer significantly more money — and an extra year — than another team that doesn’t hold his Bird rights.
Washington Wizards vice president of basketball operations Tommy Sheppard and Golden State Warriors assistant general manager Travis Schlenk have emerged as the new names of note in the Atlanta Hawks’ front office search, according to league sources.