Singleton, Vesely shine in Wizards’ minicamp

Washington Wizards forward Chris Singleton blocks a shot attempt by San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili. (AP Photo/Bahram Mark Sobhani)

Eric J. Russell, special to

WASHINGTON – As the initial buzz surrounding the Wizards’ 2012 draft selections begins to fade, the draft class that preceded Bradley Beal and Tomas Satoransky is showing an increased focus leading up to the Wizards’ summer league in Las Vegas.

After two days of summer minicamp, head coach Randy Wittman is encouraged by the play he’s seen from Chris Singleton and Jan Vesely. From Vesely’s confidence shooting the ball to Singleton’s effort, Wittman believes both are ready to take their games to another level.

“It’s got to become a situation where playing time is rewarded,” Wittman says. “I worry that sometimes when you’re in a situation with young guys

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