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Looking for Washington Wizard tickets for sale but want to know more about them? The Washington Wizards, based out of Washington, D.C., is a professional basketball team that belongs to the National Basketball Association (NBA). The Washington Wizards were previously called the Washington Bullets, as well as going by several different names before they became the Washington Bullets. The Washington Wizards play their home games and have practice from the Verizon Center, which is location in China Town in Washington, D.C. The team is home to the two blue mascots; G-Wiz and G-Man, both of which are very well known in the world of professional basketball.
The team colors of the Washington Wizards are blue, gold, black, and white, which are prevalent among the team’s mascots; G-Wiz and G-Man. G-Wiz, which is 25 twinkies tall, according to the Washington Wizards official mascots page, is covered in blue shag fur and one of the things that makes the Wizards a well-known basketball team. Their other mascot, G-Man, is the team’s dunking mascot, who is also completely blue from head to toe. G-Wiz and G-Man, whose actual forms are entirely uncertain by many fans, are still fan favorites, keeping the basketball fans on their toes during every Washington Wizards game. However what some fans may not know, is that both mascots are played by the same man; Aidan Charlery.Washington Wizard tickets are a great family event to see the fun and games of the mascot.
A team which started in 1961 as a team called the Chicago Packers, changed their name several times before becoming the Washington Wizards, including becoming the Zephyrs in 1962, the Baltimore Bullets in 1963 when the team moved to Baltimore, Maryland, the Washington Bullets when it moved to Washington, D.C., and finally landing on the Washington Wizards. Five of the team’s former players are on the National Basketball Hall of Fame, which is a big feat for professional basketball teams. The players include Elvin Hayes, Wes Unseld, Moses Malone, Walt Bellamy, and Earl Monroe. The current manager, as of 2012, of the Washington Wizards is Michael Jordan, who played for the Wizards at the end of his career and will also appear on the National Basketball Hall of Fame when he becomes eligible.
Since it became the Washington Wizards, the Washington D.C.-based basketball team has retired three numbers; these include Wes Unseld who was number 41, Elvin Hayes who was number 11, and Gus Johnson who was number 25. Some of the fan’s favorite players from the Washington Wizards include Michael Jordan, Jerry Stackhouse, Juwan Howard, Chris Webber, and Calbert Cheaney. Although Michael Jordan did not become a member of the Washington Wizards until the end of his career, he still remained a fan favorite due to his legendary basketball status.Washington Wizard basketball tickets gives you the edge to see the next great one in action.
The Washington Wizards currently play home games and practice at the Verizon Center, located in China Town in Washington D.C. The Verizon Center was previously known as MCI until Verizon Communications bought the arena. The Verizon Center often goes by its nickname “Phone Booth” due to being associated with telecommunications companies, as before The Verizon Center, it was still owned by a telecommunications company. The Verizon Center, which is on top of the Gallery Place Station, is also home to the Georgetown University men’s basketball team, the Washington Capitals of the NHL, and the Washington Mystics of the WNBA. Get inside the Verizon Center when you purchase cheap Washington Wizard tickts.