3 players in the NBA Finals that could help the Washington Wizards

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope of the Washington Wizards (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images)
Kentavious Caldwell-Pope of the Washington Wizards (Photo by Nic Antaya/Getty Images) /
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With the NBA Finals finally underway, the Washington Wizards should be looking at players who may be willing to join the team in their efforts next season. Thankfully, a few names stand out as potential future Wizards.

Between the Denver Nuggets and Miami Heat there will be 10 unrestricted free agents and two players with player options. Omer Yurtseven is also a restricted free agent so he could find a new home as well. Other players could be available via trade as well, but for the most part, it makes sense for these two teams to not mess with the rotation too much.

A Kentavious Caldwell-Pope reunion would be great for the Washington Wizards

Trading Caldwell-Pope is one of the biggest mistakes that the franchise has made in the past ten years. They gave up a player who has been nothing short of fantastic on a potential championship run with the Denver Nuggets as well as Ish Smith for Monte Morris and Will Barton.

Will Barton hardly played for the Wizards and when he did he was a negative impact player. Monte Morris on the other hand was statistically the most average player in the NBA with a player efficiency rating of exactly 15. Impressively average, just like the team.

Finding a way to trade for the elite sharpshooter would be fantastic for the Wizards. The biggest difficulty would be finding a way to convince the Nuggets to trade their starting shooting guard, especially if they defeat the Miami Heat in the NBA Finals.