The 2023-24 season has been a complete disaster for Jordan Poole. Playing his first season with the Washington Wizards, Poole has failed to live up to the high expectations that accompanied his move to the team. Instead of flourishing, he has struggled to make an impact, making it clear that his success with the Golden State Warriors was likely an exception rather than the rule.
Poole has been so disappointing that there is talk of the Wizards trading him. This is a drastic fall from grace for the player who was once thought to have a bright future in the NBA. Instead of leading the Wizards to success, Poole has led them to the bottom of the Eastern Conference, with the team having one of the worst records in the league.
His individual performance has also been dismal, with his numbers declining across the board in various offensive statistical categories. Poole’s inability to score consistently has made him a liability on the court, as he has had several abysmal performances over the past few games.
Overall, the 2023-24 season has been a complete letdown for Poole and the Wizards. While the team was not expected to be a contender, they certainly did not anticipate being at the bottom of the standings. As the season nears its end, it seems likely that Poole will be moving on from the Wizards, marking the end of a disastrous and exposed season for the young player.