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Okafor Talks ‘Playoff Push’ for Washington
Posted By HOOPSWORLD On June 23, 2012 @ 7:50 am In All,Headlines,NBA Headlines | No Comments
The Wizards dealt the disappointing Rashard Lewis and his $13.7 million buyout to the Hornets on Wednesday for (Emeka) Okafor and (Trevor) Ariza, and the duo was in Washington two days later discussing how they planned to assume leadership roles on a team that features seven players with less than three years of experience and has two picks in the upcoming NBA draft. Okafor even invoked the possibility of making “a playoff push” — something the Wizards haven’t done in more than four years – and Ariza didn’t dispute him.
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