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Maryland's Dez Wells to join Wizards for summer league

Maryland's Dez Wells to join Wizards for summer league

After not being picked in the NBA Draft Thursday night, former Maryland guard Dez Wells will join the Washington Wizards for summer league play in Las Vegas in July. According to Lance Young, Wells’ agent, Wizards senior vice president of basketball operations Tommy Sheppard called him three times Thursday to express interest in the 6-foot-5 shooting guard. The Wizards moved up to 15th in the first round through a trade with the Atlanta Hawks and picked Kansas forward Kelly Oubre Jr. With their second-round selection, the 49th overall pick, the Wizards chose Iowa forward Aaron White. Young said he believes the Wizards have a legitimate interest in Wells, who was a...

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