The Washington Wizards have made it to the post season in the NBA and still remain in a rebuilding phase for the franchise, but signing a 10-year-old point guard is taking the phrase 'looking to the future' a bit far isn't it?
The Wizards have amazed their fans recently by building an impressive squad and qualifying for the playoffs but they have gone even further to delight Washington when they recently became partners with the Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic foundation.
In a rather remarkable show of compassion, the Washington franchise has made the dream come true of 10-year-old Wizards fan Amaris Jackson by signing the point guard for the game against the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday.
Jackson suffers from kidney cancer and is battling renal cell carcinoma, he will undergo surgery to remove a tumour from his lungs in the near future.
Partnered with the Make-A-Wish foundation, the Wizards have surely won over fans by granting the wish of Jackson as he will join his hero's for the pre-game shoot around and other activities against the Bucks on Saturday.
Incredible act of kindness by the franchise and they will surely be commended for it around the NBA.