It’s been easy to forget the past few months, what with the lockout and the powers that be meddling in team affairs, but basketball is a beautiful game. High flying slam dunks, gorgeous crossovers, a beautifully executed give and go – basketball is an art form. So, with that in mind, The Hoops Manifesto is putting an artistic twist on your run of the mill NBA team previews: our previews for all 30 NBA teams will take the form of a haiku. Next up: Washington Wizards
Lots of young talent
Should improve year after year
Break through sophomore Wall
Previous teams done: Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas, Detroit, Golden State, Houston, Indiana, Clippers, Lakers, Memphis, Miami, Milwaukee, Minnesota, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York, Oklahoma City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Antonio, Toronto, Utah.