If things continue as they are, there's a good chance many season-ticket holders will be signed to 10-day player contracts.
In this era of rising fan dissatisfaction with the NBA, it's important to note that as of Sunday the Wizards had sent 17 of 20 road crowds home happy.
Service by the Wizards' front office has never been better. When a fan calls in to ask what time the game starts, he's often asked, "What time can you get here?"
By rarely showing up in the nation's capital, Jordan reduces his risk of running into Strickland, whose recent DUI arrest was his third in five seasons with the club. (He was convicted in 1998 and acquitted in '99.)
Plus, by not flying to Washington to perform such duties as firing last year's coach, Gar Heard, in person, Jordan saved the team airfare, lodging and per diem.
Finally, he does this job a helluva lot better than he hit the curveball.