There is a good chance that if you’ve found this page then you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
That also means that today’s grid has asked for players that have played for both the Sacramento Kings and Washington Wizards.
And, it also means that you’re probably stuck on this particular box and you’re looking for a little help. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, you’re in the right place.
I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Kings and the Wizards.
After a storied college career with the University of Michigan, where he was a key member of the famed “Fab Five,” Chris Webber was selected first overall in the 1993 NBA Draft. Webber’s NBA career spanned 15 seasons, with stints at the Warriors, Bullets/Wizards, Kings, 76ers, and Pistons.
His most successful tenure was with the Kings, where he was a central figure in the team’s playoff runs in the early 2000s. He was a five-time NBA All-Star and won the NBA Rookie of the Year Award in 1994.
In his prime, Webber was one of the league’s most potent offensive players, with a diverse skill set that included scoring, rebounding, and passing. In 2021, he was elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
*Webber was the most popular player for this square in a previous grid (Grid 27)
Webber Key Stats
- Hall of Fame (Kings, Wizards, 76ers, Warriors, Pistons)
- Rookie of the Year (Warriors)
- All-NBA (Kings)
- All-Star (Kings, Wizards)
- 20+ Points/Game Season (Wizards, Kings, 76ers)
- 10+ Rebounds/Game Season (Wizards, Kings)
- 5+ Assists/Game Season (Kings)
Andre Miller was drafted 8th overall by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1999 NBA Draft after a successful college career at the University of Utah. His NBA journey took him to multiple teams including the Clippers, 76ers, Trail Blazers, Nuggets, Wizards, Kings, Timberwolves, and Spurs.
Throughout his career, Miller was often among the league leaders in assists. In fact, as of this writing, he ranks 12th all-time in assists in the NBA (8524). He also led the league in assists in 2001-02, averaging 10.9 assists per game.
Miller was never an All-Star but was a key contributor on many teams throughout his 17-year career, demonstrating an ability to fit into various systems and roles.
Miller Key Stats
- 5+ Assists/Game Season (Cavaliers, Clippers, Nuggets, 76ers, Trail Blazers)
Mike Bibby was drafted second overall in the 1998 NBA Draft by the Vancouver Grizzlies and he quickly made a name for himself as a rookie, averaging 13.2 points and 6.5 assists per game.
His career took off when he was traded to the Sacramento Kings in 2001. He played a pivotal role in the Kings’ deep playoff runs in the early 2000s, known for his clutch performances. During his seven seasons with the Kings, he averaged 17.6 points and 5.4 assists, becoming one of the premier point guards in the league.
Bibby’s career also included stints with the Hawks, Wizards, Heat, and Knicks. He averaged 14.7 points, 5.5 assists, and 1.2 steals per game over his 14-year NBA career. Known for his quickness, shooting ability, and leadership, Bibby made a lasting impact on the teams he played for.
Bibby Key Stats
- 20+ Points/Game Season (Kings)
- 5+ Assists/Game Season (Grizzlies, Kings, Hawks)
Playing college basketball at the University of Connecticut, Caron Butler quickly gained recognition as a top talent, leading the Huskies deep into the NCAA Tournament. Butler was selected 10th overall by the Miami Heat in the 2002 NBA Draft.
Throughout his career, he played for several teams, including the Lakers, Wizards, Mavericks, and Clippers, among others. During his time with the Wizards, he formed a formidable trio alongside Gilbert Arenas and Antawn Jamison, with Butler earning two NBA All-Star selections in 2007 and 2008.
Butler’s resilience was evident throughout his career, having overcome significant challenges and adversity in his early life. Beyond his playing days, he has been a positive figure in the community, leveraging his platform to address social issues and mentor younger players.
Butler Key Stats
- All-Star (Wizards)
- NBA Champ (Mavericks)
- 20+ Points/Game Season (Wizards)
Garrett Temple was undrafted out of LSU in the 2009 NBA Draft but worked his way into the league and has developed an impressive 13-year career as a journeyman.
He has played for multiple NBA teams (11 in total), including the Houston Rockets, Sacramento Kings, Memphis Grizzlies, Los Angeles Clippers, Washington Wizards, and Brooklyn Nets. His role has primarily been as a defensive specialist and a veteran presence in the locker room.
He’s been a key contributor on many of the teams he’s played on and has even started in almost 300 games in his career.