Mike Bibby Offered A Clue That He Was Going To Get Bought Out

The Wizards completed a buyout with Mike Bibby today, allowing him to get out of his contract and join a contender in exchange for him sacrificing his entire 2011/12 salary. That kind of action is pretty unprecedented in today's NBA, and it goes to show you just how badly Bibby wanted out of D.C.

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But perhaps we should have seen this move coming. Michael Lee of the Washington Post told a story that pretty much sums up the very brief Mike Bibby era in D.C.

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↵↵Bibby may have offered a clue about his plans when a Wizards staffer attempted to get him to take a headshot photograph before shootaround. Maurice Evans, another player acquired in the deal, had just completed his picture. Bibby declined, even after being told that it would only take a few minutes, and walked onto the practice court.    

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Bibby ended up wearing No. 00 in his two games with the team, which perfectly corresponds to the number of minutes he would have ideally played with the Wizards if it were up to him. So long, Mike.

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