The Washington Wizards announced that they have released swingman Wesley Johnson.

The 2018-19 season, Johnson started with the New Orleans Pelicans. On February 7, 2019, he was traded to the Washington Wizards.

In 12 games for the Wizards, Johnson averaged 2.8 points, 0.6 assists and 1.5 rebounds in 13.1 minutes of action.