The start of NBA free agency is just hours away and the Washington Wizards are looking to add a few pieces. The Wizards want to make it back to the playoffs and although they won't land Durant, they are looking a few big names. Here are all the latest Wizards rumors and news you need to know.
Bradley Beal is a restricted free agent, but the Wizards won't run the risk of another team trying to steal him away.
More Wiz news: Sources say Washington and restricted free agent guard Bradley Beal intend to "quickly" enter negotiations on a new contract.— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 29, 2016
Expect the deal for Beal to be a max contract, or at least close to one.
Wizards Want Dudley Back?
Jared Dudley is a free agent this offseason, but the Wizards do want him back.
However, the Wizards could let Dudley walk if they can land one of their three top targets this offseason.
Wizards Top Targets?
The Wizards can have the cap space to offer a max, or near-max deal, this offseason. They've pulled themselves out of the Kevin Durant running, but are focused on three other players.
Names that keep coming up as top targets for the Wizards in free agency, league sources say, are Al Horford, Ryan Anderson and Nicolas Batum— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) June 29, 2016
Adding Horford would mean the team likely tries to dump Marcin Gortat. Anderson and Batum could end up replacing Dudley on the roster.