Wes Unseld was small for the center position but made up for it with his skilled passing and aggressive physicality. He averaged 10.8 points, 14.0 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game over this 13 seasons with the Bullets organization.
Unseld was also a key figure on the franchise’s 1978 title-winning team and is still their all-time leader in minutes, games and rebounds.
Source: As a player, Wes Unseld seemed to have been chiseled from a block of granite, with a stoic demeanor and an iron resolve to win. A 6-foot-7 bull of a center, he forged his reputation on relentless rebounding, bone-jarring picks, and laser-beam outlet passes.
Elvin Hayes was crazy strong in the interior paint, averaging 21.3 points and 12.7 rebounds per game during his nine seasons with the team.
Hayes was a six-time All-NBA player and two-time All-Defensive played during his time with the team and was a dominant force during their 1978 title-run.
Source: One of the most talented power forwards ever to play the game, Elvin Hayes used his trademark turnaround jumper and aggressive defense to win a secure place in the NBA record books.
Malone played for the Washington Bullets from 1983-90, where he dropped 20.2 points, 2.8 assists and 2.7 rebounds in 458 appearances.
He made back to back All-Star games in the 1985-86 and 1986-87 seasons.In 1985-86, he put up 22.4 points per game and in 1986-87, he put up 22.0 points per game.
In his final season with Washington in 1989-90, he scored a career-high 24.3 points per game.Malone made five playoff appearances as a member of the Bullets, although they never made it out of the first round.
John Wall is the good Wizard player during this decade. He’s been the best.
He’s played his entire seven-year career for the organization and led them to their best record since 1979 last year. Wall has averaged 18.8 points, 9.2 assists and 4.4 rebounds per game for the Wizards and is already the organization’s all-time leader in steals and assists.
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