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The Washington Mystics joined the Women’s National Basketball Association in 1997 as one of the first expansion cities of the league. The Mystics have made the playoffs ten times in franchise history (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2013-2015, and 2017), reaching the WNBA semifinals in 2017.
The Washington Wizards franchise originated in 1961 as the Chicago Packers and has also been known as the Chicago Zephyrs, Baltimore Bullets, Capital Bullets and Washington Bullets. With nine members of the Basketball Hall of Fame having played for the franchise, the team has qualified for postseason play 25 times, with four trips to the NBA Finals, and reached the pinnacle of the NBA in 1978 by winning the NBA Championship in seven games against Seattle.
Capital City Go-Go
Capital City Go-Go is the NBA G league affiliate of The Washington Wizards. Branded with a logo that highlights the Conga drum, a unique aspect of Go-Go music, the basketball franchise develops young prospects as an extension of the Wizards’ front office and coaching staff. Over the past few seasons, several current Wizards players have played in the G League, including Wizards’ point guard Tim Frazier.