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“I’m pretty prepared,” he said. “My senior year of high school, I came [to Nevada] thinking I was going to start, but I didn’t. So I’m used to humbling experiences. … I definitely wanted this. Just the chance to play with Gilbert Arenas and Caron Butler and all those guys. Definitely wanted this.”

McGee will fly to the District on Friday but won’t be introduced at an official news conference until early next week.

With the 47th pick of the draft, the Wizards selected Kansas State redshirt freshman small forward Bill Walker, then turned around and traded him to the Boston Celtics for cash considerations.