So Kelly Oubre knows Kevin Durant, a 2016 free-agent target for the Wizards. So what? The confidence oozes from the No. 15 overall pick in the NBA draft.
The draft picks the Wizards made on Thursday in Kelly Oubre and Aaron White are about the future, not the 2015-16 season when they hope to at least advance to the Eastern Conference finals.
Paul Pierce starred at the University of Kansas during the 1990's. The future Hall of Famer was the Washington Wizards' starting small forward last season. He'll turn 38 before next season.
That the Wizards were able to move up by sacrificing future second-round picks in Thursday night's draft wasn't that much of a surprise, but their choice of Kansas' Kelly Oubre raised some eyebrow
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