The Washington Wizards formally introduced their two newest players to the D.C. media Friday afternoon at the Verizon Center.
Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza were acquired by the Wizards Wednesday afternoon in a trade that sent Rashard Lewis and the No. 46 pick to the New Orleans Hornets. Below are a couple of highlights from the press conference.
Okafor on playing w Wall: "I'm excited, when I get to play w him I'll really get to see what he can do" Ariza: "He's an unbelievable talent"— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) June 22, 2012
Ariza was playing a pick-up game in LA w John Wall when he found out about trade, said Wall's jump shot was looking great— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) June 22, 2012
Emeka Okafor says he is excited to play in a major city as he never has before (Charlotte and New Orleans)— ESPN 980 (@ESPNRadio980) June 22, 2012
Okafor knows a big city when he sees it, having played his college ball in the dazzling metropolis of Storrs, Conn.