Drew Gooden is expected to re-sign with the Wizards on a veteran's minimum deal, according to sources.
Drew Gooden is likely to re-sign with the Wizards next season because it allows him to keep his Early Bird rights.
Free agent Drew Gooden said that he will "hopefully" re-sign with the Wizards.
Drew Gooden scored four points on 2-of-4 shooting with five rebounds and no steals or blocks on Friday.
Drew Gooden made all five attempts from the field during Saturday's win over the Hawks for 16 points with eight boards, one assist and two steals in 29 minutes.
Drew Gooden scored three points in 20 minutes off the bench on Friday, making 1-of-5 field goals with six rebounds, one assist and one turnover.
Drew Gooden's hot streak continued with 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting in Sunday's road loss the Nuggets.
Drew Gooden received a $15,000 fine from the NBA for "committing an unnecessary act by clamping" Nick Young's arm and "attempting to throw him to the floor."
Drew Gooden was ejected for a flagrant-2 foul against the Lakers on Friday, finishing with 11 points and 11 boards in 19 minutes.
Drew Gooden kept his momentum going on Thursday vs. the Blazers with 18 points, nine boards, one assist and one steal in 26 minutes.
Drew Gooden hit 7-of-10 shots and two more 3-pointers for 18 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals in Tuesday's loss.
The Wizards signed Drew Gooden for the remainder of the season on Tuesday.
Drew Gooden came off the bench and hit 8-of-11 shots and a 3-pointer on his way to a season-high 21 points, nine rebounds and a block in Saturday's win over the Nets.
Drew Gooden played just seven minutes on Friday with Kevin Seraphin (knee) back with just two rebounds to show for it.