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Digest (Sept. 14): Wizards retiring Phil Chenier's number

Digest (Sept. 14): Wizards retiring Phil Chenier's number

The Washington Wizards will retire Phil Chenier's No. 45 on March 23 before the Wizards' game against the Denver Nuggets. Chenier played nine seasons with the Washington Bullets (including the 1977-78 championship season) and spent 33 seasons as the team's television color analyst. He will join Wes Unseld (41), Elvin Hayes (11), Gus Johnson (25) and Earl Monroe (10) as the fifth player to have his number retired by the organization.

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