3 Wizards who definitely won't be back next season

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Landry Shamet

Similarly to Jones, Landry Shamet spent the latter end of the 2023-24 season out of the lineup. Shamet appeared in 46 games for the Wizards, including five starts, and averaged 7.1 points per game. Known for his outside scoring prowess, this was the worst three-point shooting season of Shamet's NBA career.

During his time with the Phoenix Suns, Shamet agreed to a four-year rookie scale extension worth $42.5 million, which includes non-guaranteed money for the upcoming 2024-25 season. If the Wizards choose to do so, the team can waive Shamet ahead of the June 29th deadline without accruing a cap hit.

Throughout his career, Shamet has proven to be a welcome addition to various playoff contenders. However, the Wizards are not quite ready to contend, meaning Shamet will likely be on the outs and will look to find a new opportunity in free agency this summer.

Eugene Omoruyi

Despite recording a career-high 26 points against the Celtics in the Wizards' season finale, Eugene Omoruyi's days in Washington may be numbered. After agreeing to a rest-of-season contract with the Wizards, Omoruyi saw a bump in playing time. However, the 27-year-old forward struggled to find consistent success on the offensive end, averaging just three points per game in March.

Omoruyi has provided a spark on several occasions for the Wizards this season, playing tight defense against some of the league's best players. Although his play has inspired some great moments, the recent log jam in the Wizards' frontcourt created by the signing of Tristan Vukcevic has made playing time hard to come by for Omoruyi.

Much like Shamet, Omoruyi has a non-guaranteed contract for next season. $1 million of Omoruyi's projected $2.2 million salary is guaranteed on the night the 2024-25 season opens with the remaining amount becoming locked in on January 10th. If the Wizards are interested in acquiring one of the many enticing centers in this year's draft, Omoruyi will likely be the odd man out.