Last summer, the Washington Wizards added three players on expiring contracts as part of their plan to clear cap room for this offseason: Jared Dudley, Gary Neal and Alan Anderson. Of the trio, Dudley was considered the biggest question mark entering training camp.
Dudley had arrived via trade from the Milwaukee Bucks in July and underwent back surgery later that month, a development the Wizards said they anticipated when they made the trade. Dudley’s status for the start of the season was uncertain. But he missed only the season opener and became a key contributor as a stretch-four.
Whether Dudley returns to Washington next season is uncertain, but the 30-year-old recently said that he wants to, telling The Washington Post that he will seek a three-year contract this summer.
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