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The current Washington Wizards franchise was established in Chicago in 1961 as the Chicago Packers, then renamed to Chicago Zephyrs for the 1962 season.

In 1963, they relocated to Baltimore and became the Baltimore Bullets, taking the name from a previous Baltimore team. In 1973, the team changed to the Capital Bullets to reflect their move to Washington, D.C., then to Washington Bullets in the following season. Finally, in 1997, the team was rebranded as the Washington Wizards.

The Wizards current majority owner is Ted Leonisis who acquired the team in June 2010 as part of an $825 million . . .

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