Playing a sport professionally is obviously a demanding job — no one can handle it forever. And TV networks only need so many commentators. So what do all those retirees who don’t end up on ESPN or on the sidelines as a coach end up? Here’s a list of five local athletes who went on to have completely different careers later in life.
They weren’t supposed to go very far in the playoffs, but 35 years ago tonight, the Washington Bullets won the only championship of the franchise’s 52 seasons, beating the Super Sonics in Game 7.
During its 51 seasons, the local NBA franchise has employed hundreds of players, four of which have had their jerseys retired. Wes Unseld, Elvin Hayes, Gus Johnson and Earl Monroe but there’s one missing from the rafters.
The Washington Wizards unveiled new-look uniforms today – we want to know what you think.
The old look of the Bullets is back with the new look Wizards.
The Washington Wizards will trot out new uniforms at an event for season ticket holders on Tuesday at Verizon Center.