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Wizards roll out 2022-2023 opening night roster

The Washington Wizards have announced their opening night roster, with the season beginning Wednesday, October 19 in Indiana against the Pacers.

Washington converted guard Jordan Goodwin to a two-way contract, while waiving Devon Dotson, Quenton Jackson, Craig Sword and Jaime Echenique – who was signed earlier today – to set the roster at 17.

Goodwin played in 46 games for the Capital City Go-Go last season, averaging 16.1 points, 6.2 rebounds and 4.4 assists per game. The Saint Louis product earned a call-up with the Wizards in December, appearing in two games. Goodwin led the Go-Go in scoring and set the franchise mark with 94 steals on the season, good for the fourth-most in the NBA G League.

With the opening roster set, the question now becomes who will be the opening night starters. Based on the Wizards preseason, our prediction for the starting five is Bradley Beal, Kristaps Porzingis (pending health), Will Barton, Kyle Kuzma, and Monte Morris.
Below is the full roster:

9Deni AvdijaF6-92101/3/01Israel2
5Will BartonG6-51811/6/91Memphis/USA10
3Bradley BealG6-32076/28/93Florida/USA10
13Vernon Carey Jr.F/C6-92702/25/01Duke/USA2
1Johnny DavisG6-51952/27/02Wisconsin/USAR
21Daniel GaffordC6-1023410/1/98Arkansas/USA3
67Taj GibsonF6-92326/24/85Southern California/USA13
16Anthony GillF6-823010/17/92Virginia/USA2
7Jordan Goodwin*G6-320010/23/98St. Louis/USA1
8Rui HachimuraF6-82302/8/98Gonzaga/Japan3
24Corey KispertF6-72203/3/99Gonzaga/USA1
33Kyle KuzmaF6-102219/24/95Utah/USA5
22Monte MorrisG6-21836/27/95Iowa State/USA5
6Kristaps PorzingisF/C7-32408/2/95Latvia6
20Jordan Schakel*F6-62006/13/98San Diego State/USA1
14Isaiah ToddF6-1021010/17/01G League Ignite/USA1
55Delon WrightG6-51854/26/92Utah/USA7
*Denotes two-way player