Washington Wizards, founded in 1961 and joined the NBA, is a part of the American Basketball League team in the United States, the United States Basketball League (NBA) Eastern League southeast of the Division.
Wizards, also known as the Washington Wizards, is the NBA’s largest change in the name of the team, formerly the Baltimore Bullets. From the 1960s onwards, the team is one of the strong teams in the east, continuous into the playoffs, and in the 1977-78 season won the team history, the first championship of nba singlets australia . But the 90s Wizards most of the time playing the role of losers, the entire 90 years only in the 1996-1997 season into the playoffs. With the strong rise of Gilbert Arenas in the 2004-05 season, the Wizards rejoined the playoffs. But from 2008 to 2011, the Wizards for three consecutive years and the playoffs missed, until the 2013-14 season, under the leadership of John Wall and other players, to return to the playoffs.
As a feature of this general new army, the team’s first player list is mainly composed of some old players, wandering players and a few rookie. With the pick from the champion, from the Indiana center player, Walter Bellamy is one of the most outstanding one.
1961-62 season began on October 19, 1961, the team’s first game against the Knicks, the results of 103-120 loss to the opponent. Defeated the St. Louis Hawks on October 27, the team won the first win. After the team want to win but it is difficult, under the leadership of coach Jim Pollard, the team made 18 wins and 62 negative record, ranked in the western suburbs.
Bellamy averaged 31.6 points and 19 rebounds per game, both of which kept the club record for thirty years. The tall center also created a single season scoring (2495), free throws (973) and rebounds (1500) club records, scoring only ranked in Wilt Chamberlain (average 50.4 points per game) after the second , While the 51.9% hit rate is the highest in the league.