The Wizards may decide to buy out Ilgauskas, allowing him to become a free agent. The Los Angeles Times quoted an unnamed source Sunday saying the NBA had told other teams it wouldn’t let Ilgauskas go back to the Cavs. However, the official told the AP the league would only step in if there was proof of an agreement before the trade was completed.
Butler salutes Wizards fansCaron Butler, who was traded to Dallas on Feb. 13, thanked Wizards fans in a letter to the Washington Post. "When you get traded, you don’t get time to say goodbye. More important, you don’t get the opportunity to say, ‘Thank you," Butler wrote. "Thank you to some of the best fans in the world. Representing you and representing this city has been an honor I will always cherish.” Butler played for the Wizards for 4 1/2 years. From wire reports
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