from espn.com—Update on the Present State of the Wizards

WASHINGTON WIZARDS

Summer transactions: Troy Brown (draft), Issuf Sanon(second round), Jeff Green (one year, $2.4 million), Austin Rivers(trade), Dwight Howard (two years, $11 million) and Thomas Bryant (claimed off waivers)

Over the tax: $10.8 million | Penalty: $19.1 million

What to watch: The roster exemption to replace Jodie Meeks

  • The Wizards (currently with 14 guaranteed contracts) will be allowed to carry a 16th roster spot to start the season due to Meeks’ 19-game suspension. However, keeping a replacement player could be expensive because the Wizards are a luxury-tax team.

Available exceptions: $1.3 million (trade) and $995K (trade)

Extension-eligible: Ian Mahinmi, Rivers, Markieff MorrisTomas SatoranskyKelly Oubre (rookie) and Jason Smith.

Players under contract: 15

Two-way: Devin Robinson

Bruce Posner, NBA, Pro Sports, Wizards
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