So, Thursday, the bust, designed by sculptor J. Brett G…

So, Thursday, the bust, designed by sculptor J. Brett Gill, was unveiled, with Connie Unseld, Wes Jr., and his sister Kim in attendance. It was a reminder of so far things have fallen off since Unseld manned the paint at Capital Centre. The connective tissue of this once-great franchise, which went to four NBA Finals in the 1970s, from its glorious past to its present seems so frayed. That 41 was both Wes Sr.’s jersey number and the number of years since his team was last truly relevant is the challenge facing this Wizards franchise — which, literally, hasn’t cracked the 50-win mark in a regular season since Unseld, Sr. played. Wednesday’s season-opening win in Toronto, which ended with Unseld, Jr. getting a postgame victory shower from his players, was an encouraging start. “I got soaked,” he said afterward.
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November 27, 2021 | 3:43 am EST Update

Iman Shumpert not done playing?

Iman Shumpert might’ve been focusing on mirror balls more than basketballs recently, but the NBA champ says he’s NOT done hooping … telling TMZ Sports he’s got a lot left in his tank. We caught up with the 31-year-old fresh off winning the 30th season of “Dancing With the Stars” this week … and we asked with all the moves he displayed on the dancefloor, is he going to take his talents back to the basketball court?? “Tryna see what we can get done,” Shumpert said, “I love basketball. I never stopped playing.”
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