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Washington Wizards Fast Facts
- Conference and Division
- Eastern Conference, Southeast Division
- Scott Brooks
- Home Venue
- Verizon Center
- Verizon Center Capacity
2016 Washington Wizards Schedule
Washington D.C. sports are back in the forefront -- and the Washington Wizards are right there with the Nationals, Redskins, and Capitals! Be there throughout the 2016 NBA season to see the Wizards take on some of the NBA's best teams! Cheer on the Wizards this year -- check out their 2016 schedule, find your seats and get your Wizards tickets today!
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About the Washington Wizards
Founded in 1961 as the Chicago Packers, the Washington Wizards have quite the jumbled history. The Packers changed their name to the Chicago Zephyrs after just one season -- but weren't long for Chicago, as the Zephyrs moved to Baltimore for the 1963-64 season, and became known as the Baltimore Bullets. After a decade in Baltimore, the Bullets moved to Washington D.C. where they were known as the Capital Bullets for one season, before re-naming themselves yet again to the Washington Bullets in 1974.
Washington's final name change came in
The Wizards' history is unique. In addition to being the first modern NBA expansion team, and undergoing several name changes, the Wizards have had on-court success as well. The Wizards have gone to the NBA Finals on four occasions (1971, 1975, 1978, 1979), and were crowned NBA champions in 1978 -- the franchise's only title.
Washington hasn't had much success recently, and the Wizards gained the most fame in in the last decade when NBA legend Michael Jordan returned from his second
Now in 2016, the Wizards have a young talent base led by John Wall. It's a new era of basketball in Washington D.C., and the Wizards are ready to take the next step! Don't wait for the highlights or watch the game on TV -- buy your Wizards tickets at Ticket Liquidator today!