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Pivotal offseason awaits Wizards after 50-loss season

Pivotal offseason awaits Wizards after 50-loss season

There was poor play. There was little defense. There was the embarrassing 10-31 road record, part of a 32-50 overall mark, the team's worst in six seasons. And the fallout from missing the playoffs already has begun, with team president Ernie Grunfeld's firing.

“I take the responsibility of I could have done better,” coach Scott Brooks said Monday at the club's practice facility. “And going forward, I need to be better.”

He also said it was too soon for him to say in what ways he can improve.

Now the Wizards head into a pivotal offseason, with very few certainties other than this:...

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