At 6 feet 9 inches, Wizards rookie Chris Singleton plays bigger than his listed height. Washington could depend on size this season to make up for a lack of experience. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)
The Washington Wizards aren't planning on adding any big-time free agents prior to the start of the season, but they want to continue to develop the young players they have, and first-round pick Chris Singleton is one of those players. (Colin Hackley/Special to The Washington Times)
TALLAHASSEE, FLA. 8/29/11-SINGLETON_001-Washington Wizards rookie Chris Singleton practices Monday in Tallahassee, Fla. Singleton, who entered the NBA draft early, is continuing to work toward his degree at Florida State University while the NBA lockout drags on. Singleton, a social science major with a business minor, plans to graduate after completing course work in the summer of 2012.
(Colin Hackley/Special to The Washington Times)
** FILE ** Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld (left) believes the team addressed needs by drafting Chris Singleton (second from left) and Shelvin Mack (second from right). At right is coach Flip Saunders.
NBA Commissioner David Stern, left, poses with the No. 18 draft pick, Florida State's Chris Singleton, who was selected by the Washington Wizards in the NBA basketball draft Thursday, June 23, 2011, in Newark, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)