2016–17 Washington Wizards season
|2016–17 Washington Wizards season|
|Head coach||Scott Brooks|
|General manager||Ernie Grunfeld|
Division: 4th (Southeast)|
Conference: 9th (Eastern)
Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
The 2016–17 Washington Wizards season is the 56th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and 44rd in the Washington, D.C. area. On April 14, 2016, the Wizards fired Randy Wittman after the team missed the playoffs. On April 26, 2016, the Wizards hired Scott Brooks to be their head coach.
- The first-round pick was traded away to the Phoenix Suns along with Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair in exchange for Markieff Morris.
- The second-round pick was traded away to the Atlanta Hawks, along with the rights to Jerian Grant and a second-round pick in the 2019 NBA draft, to allow the Wizards to move up in the 2015 NBA draft and acquire the rights to Kelly Oubre Jr.
Washington Wizards roster
|1||Cleveland Cavaliers *||13||5||.722||–||18|
|2||Toronto Raptors *||14||6||.700||0.0||20|
|6||Charlotte Hornets *||11||9||.550||3.0||20|
|7||New York Knicks||11||9||.550||3.0||20|
| 2016–17 game log|
Total: 6–12 (Home: 5–5; Road: 1–7)
October: 0–2 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–2)
November : 6–9 (Home: 5–5; Road: 1–4)
January : 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
February : 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
March : 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
April : 0–0 (Home: 0–0; Road: 0–0)
|2016–17 season schedule|
| July 7, 2016
|| To Washington Wizards
| To Utah Jazz |
Second-round pick in the 2021 NBA Draft.
|Marcus Thornton||July 22, 2016||1 year, $1,315,448|
|Bradley Beal||July 26, 2016||5 years, $127 Million|
|Player||Date Signed||Contract||Former Team||Ref.|
|Ian Mahinmi||July 7, 2016||4 years, $64 Million||Indiana Pacers|
|Andrew Nicholson||July 7, 2016||4 years, $26 Million||Orlando Magic|
|Daniel Ochefu||July 7, 2016|| 3 years, $2.5 Million
|Jason Smith||July 7, 2016||3 years, $15,675,000||Orlando Magic|
|Tomáš Satoranský||July 21, 2016||3 years, $9 Million||FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain)|
|Sheldon McClellan||July 24, 2016|| 2 years, $1,448,720
|Danuel House||July 26, 2016|| 2 years, $1,448,720
|Texas A&M Aggies|
|Player||Reason Left||Date Left||New Team||Ref.|
|Drew Gooden||Waived||July 7, 2016||Los Angeles Clippers|
|Ramon Sessions||Free Agency||July 7, 2016||Charlotte Hornets|
|Jared Dudley||Free Agency||July 9, 2016||Phoenix Suns|
|Garrett Temple||Free Agency||July 9, 2016||Sacramento Kings|
|Nenê||Free Agency||July 19, 2016||Houston Rockets|
|Alan Anderson||Free Agency||August 2, 2016||Los Angeles Clippers|
|JJ Hickson||Free Agency||August 20, 2016||Fujian Sturgeons (China)|
|Jarrell Eddie||Waived||October 21, 2016||Austin Spurs|
- "Wizards part ways with coach Wittman". NBA.com. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
- "Wizards fire coach Randy Wittman after team misses playoffs". ESPN.com. April 14, 2016. Retrieved April 14, 2016.
- "Wizards hire Scott Brooks as head coach". NBA.com. April 26, 2016. Retrieved May 7, 2016.
- Wang, Gene (June 24, 2016). "After trading away picks, Wizards remain quiet on draft night". Washington Post.