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A list of the best Washington Wizards of all time. Originally the Chicago Packers, the NBA's first expansion team, the Bullets moved to Baltimore before the 1963 season. After a few lean years in Baltimore, the Bullets started to have some success, drafting some of the best players in team history. These teams were constant contenders and featured Hall of Fame players like Wes Unseld, the only player to win the MVP award as a Bullet, Walt Bellamy and Earl "The Pearl" Monroe. From the late 1960s through late 1970s were a decade of dominance for the Bullets. They were a consistent playoff threat and won a NBA title behind some of the best players in team history in 1978. Overall, the Bullets made the Finals four times in the 1970s 

In 1997, the team changed its name from the Bullets to the Wizards. While the Wizards haven't had too much success in recent years, the team has had its fair share of great players on its roster. Even the greatest player of all time, Michael Jordan, playing his final days in Washington, the team had trouble mustering a playoff threat.

At one point, superstar guard GIlbert Arenas was one of the best players in the league. Arenas was one of the most prolific scorers in the league and along with Antawn Jamison and Caron Butler, made the team a perennial playoff team in the mid 2000s. This trio is considered one of the best Wizards history.

Today, the Wizards hopes are pinned to star point guard John Wall, the number one overall pick in the 2010 draft. Wall is one of the most exciting players in the league and has the potential to be one of the best in the NBA.

This is the list of the best Washington Wizards of all time. If you notice a player missing from this list, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank this list according to who you think is the greatest Washington Bullets/Wizards player ever.
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291 83
Elvin Hayes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Elvin Hayes Power forward, Center

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2
291 85
Wes Unseld is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Wes Unseld Center

3
399 114
John Wall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
John Wall Point guard

4
255 95
Gilbert Arenas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Gilbert Arenas Point guard, Shooting guard

5
197 62
Earl Monroe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time

6
199 62
Chris Webber is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Chris Webber Power forward, Center

7
136 49
Antawn Jamison is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Antawn Jamison Small forward, Power forward

8
165 50
Bernard King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Bernard King Small forward

9
177 55
Moses Malone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Moses Malone Power forward, Center

10
267 124
Michael Jordan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Michael Jordan Shooting guard, Small forward

11
145 34
Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
bigulcards added Bradley Beal Shooting guard

12
106 43
Caron Butler is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Caron Butler Small forward

13
88 42
Jerry Stackhouse is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Jerry Stackhouse Shooting guard, Small forward

14
84 31
Manute Bol is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Manute Bol Center

15
51 17
Bob Dandridge is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Bob Dandridge Shooting guard, Small forward

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79 47
Walt Bellamy is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Walt Bellamy Power forward, Center

17
70 56
Juwan Howard is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Juwan Howard Power forward, Center

18
67 41
Marcin Gortat is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
bigulcards added Marcin Gortat Center

19
61 31
Richard Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
bigulcards added Richard Hamilton Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

20
60 42
Rod Strickland is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Rod Strickland Point guard

21
60 55
Nenê is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
AdamMateoMartin added Nenê Power forward, Center

22
49 18
Otto Porter Jr. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
harmoni added Otto Porter Jr. Small forward

23
57 41
Phil Chenier is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Phil Chenier Point guard

24
64 37
Gus Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Gus Johnson Small forward, Center

25
50 39
Jeff Malone is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Jeff Malone Shooting guard

26
32 31
Brendan Haywood is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
slaft added Brendan Haywood Center

27
25 8
Markieff Morris is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Tamis1966 added Markieff Morris Power forward

28
23 6
Larry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Larry Hughes Point guard, Shooting guard, Small forward

29
34 34
Greg Ballard is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Greg Ballard Power forward

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19 17
Kevin Porter is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Kevin Porter

31
35 27
JaVale McGee is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added JaVale McGee Center

32
22 22
Jeff Ruland is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
slaft added Jeff Ruland Power forward, Center

33
25 25
Emeka Okafor is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
tom-charbono added Emeka Okafor Power forward, Center

34
16 17
Harvey Grant is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Harvey Grant Power forward

35
15 16
Calbert Cheaney is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Calbert Cheaney Shooting guard, Small forward

36
25 20
Nick Young is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Nick Young Shooting guard, Small forward

37
32 14
Gheorghe Mureșan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Gheorghe Mureșan Center

38
10 18
Mike Riordan is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Mike Riordan

39
14 16
Kevin Grevey is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Kevin Grevey Shooting guard, Small forward

40
13 16
Michael Adams is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
CMCSS03 added Michael Adams Point guard

41
15 19
Mitch Kupchak is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
slaft added Mitch Kupchak Power forward, Center

42
18 19
Mike Miller is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Justin Kim added Mike Miller Shooting guard, Small forward

43
13 13
Randy Foye is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
harmoni added Randy Foye Shooting guard

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11 12
Pervis Ellison is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Pervis Ellison Power forward, Center

45
13 15
Juan Dixon is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Juan Dixon Shooting guard

46
16 5
DeShawn Stevenson is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
DeShawn Stevenson Shooting guard, Small forward

47
11 14
Tracy Murray is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Tracy Murray Small forward

48
12 22
Bailey Howell is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
slaft added Bailey Howell Small forward

49
18 9
Muggsy Bogues is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
Muggsy Bogues Point guard

50
12 17
Jack Marin is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Washington Wizards of All Time
johnny-hernandez added Jack Marin Small forward