Report: Wizards re-signing Thomas Bryant to three-year, $25 million contract

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Thomas Bryant was a rare bright spot in the Wizards’ dreary season.

They’ll keep him around.

Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN:

Bryant spent much of last season as Washington’s starting center. He could retain that role with Dwight Howard a huge unknown.

The 21-year-old Bryant plays with a lot of energy. He creates opportunities at the rim by running hard, and he converts them.

But he’s also deficient as a defender and team rebounder. A silver ling: He’s active defensively. If he improves his awareness and focus on that end, he could turn into an acceptable defender.

That’ll largely determine whether this contract is worth it.