2011 NBA Lockout

Wizards bring back point guard Mack, who was cut in October

The Washington Wizards have decided to address their backcourt problems by signing a point guard who was cut last October for not being experienced enough to handle playmaking duties.

If that sounds confusing, imagine being Shelvin Mack late Saturday night, when the same organization that drafted 34th overall in 2011 and waived him 16 months later called and asked him to come back to run the show.

Mack had been tearing up the NBA Developmental League as a point guard for the Maine Red Claws, displaying the confidence and scoring ability that helped him lead Butler to back-to-back NCAA championship games and get selected in the second round two summers ago. He assumed some team...