Michael Kidd-Gilchrist thinks Wizards are “a playoff team” if they draft him at No. 3

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com
Michael Kidd-Gilchrist - photo by Walter Cornett | WildcatWorld.com

has lost a total of 10 games in his past four seasons at and St. Patrick High School in Elizabeth, N.J. He won a state title as a sophomore in high school, a gold medal at the FIBA Under-17 world championships in Germany after his junior year and helped lead the Wildcats to an title as a freshman.  “I want to win games,” Kidd-Gilchrist said last week in Chicago. “That’s what I’m about.”  The prospect of joining a losing team made Kidd-Gilchrist visibly ill, and he admitted that he would probably “cry some nights” if his team is consistently adding notches to the loss column. Unless a non-playoff team moves up to get him at No. 2, Kidd-Gilchrist is almost assured some rough times – but he doesn’t necessarily believe that is the case if the Wizards select him third overall.

 

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