Wizards center Marcin Gortat had 18 points, sparking Poland in the third quarter of what had been a seesaw battler with Russia, to an 82-79 victory Sunday in Montpellier, France.
The start of the 2015-16 season remains several weeks away, which means there is time for reflection on what the Washington Wizards accomplished and a chance to look at the NBA road ahead.
After Labor Day weekend, players will start to trickle into town to do individual workouts and re-acclimate themselves with their surroundings.
On Wednesday a federal jury convicted John A. White, personal assistant to Gilbert Arenas from 2006 to 2012, of stealing more than $2.1 million from the former Wizards star.