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Wizards were founded in 1961 as the Chicago Packers. This was the
first expansion team added to the NBA. They changed their name to
the Zephyrs after one year. In 1963 they moved to Baltimore and had
many names including the Bullets, Capital Bullets, and Washington
Bullets. They moved to Washington D.C. in 1973 have been called the
Washington Wizards since 1997. The Wizards are in the Southeast
Division of the Eastern Conference. Get your Washington Wizard
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The most successful time for
the Wizards was from 1971-1981 as they were always at the top of the
standings. During this time period they set many records and their
team stats consisted of 6 Division Championships, 1 Conference
Championships, and 1 NBA Championship.
The Wizards have been playing
their home games at the Verizon Center since 1997. Although this is
a larger venue that can hold over 20,000 loyal fans, the rumor is
true home games often sell out. The Verizon Center is also home to
NHL’s Washington Capitals, Georgetown University Men’s
Basketball team, and the Washington Mystics of the WNBA. Now is the
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The Wizards have had many
talented players on their roster. Earl “The Pearl”
Monroe, Elvin Hayes, Wes Unseld, and Gus Johnson all had player stats
outstanding enough to be inducted into the NBA Hall of Fame. The
Wizards were always making the news headlines during their 2002 and
2003 seasons when one of the greatest basketball players of all time,
Michael Jordan, played for them.
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