Stories tagged: Washington Wizards
Wed., July 19, 2017, 1:31 p.m.
With Otto Porter deal done, Wizards keep young core together
With Otto Porter signing a $106 million, four-year contract the Wizards can keep their young core together. Porter temporarily surpasses guards John Wall and Bradley Beal as Washington’s highest-paid player.
Thu., July 13, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
Former Zag Kevin Pangos has right approach, right attitude with NBA goal in sight
Washington Wizards point guard John Wall has emerged as one of the best floor generals in the NBA. He’s the franchise player, and there’s certainly no other point guard who …
UPDATED: Thu., July 13, 2017, 2:23 p.m.
Wizards match Nets’ offer sheet to keep Otto Porter
The Wizards have matched the Brooklyn Nets’ $106 million, four-year offer sheet to keep forward Otto Porter. The 24-year-old forward becomes Washington’s highest-paid player, ahead of guards Bradley Beal and …
Tue., May 16, 2017, 2 p.m.
Once again, John Wall, Bradley Beal, Wiz look ahead after 2nd-round exit
For the third time in four seasons, John Wall and Bradley Beal exited the playoffs in the second round. The Washington Wizards are in the midst of a nearly four-decade …
UPDATED: Mon., May 15, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Kelly Olynyk scores 26 points as Boston Celtics power to Game 7 win
Isaiah Thomas scored 29 points and had 12 assists, Kelly Olynyk scored a career-playoff high 26 points and the Boston Celtics used a big fourth quarter to outlast the Washington …
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 9:28 p.m.
John Wall’s late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7
John Wall hit a 3-pointer with 3.5 seconds left for the go-ahead points, then hopped atop the scorer’s table and yelled to celebrate the Washington Wizards’ 92-91 victory over the …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 4:32 p.m.
All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards
The Boston Celtics showed up wearing black clothes ahead of Game 6 of their playoff series against the Washington Wizards. The Celtics’ attire could be seen as a nod to …
UPDATED: Wed., May 10, 2017, 9:10 p.m.
Avery Bradley scores 29, Celtics power past Wizards, 123-101
Avery Bradley scored a playoff career-high 29 points, and the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 123-101 on to take a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals. Al Horford …
Mon., May 8, 2017, 7:46 p.m.
Draymond Green: ‘Kelly Oubre got suspended for Kelly Olynyk flopping’
The Kelly Olynyk-Kelly Oubre Jr. battle continues to simmer, with the Wizards crowd chanting for the suspended Oubre and booing the non-suspended Olynyk throughout Sunday night’s Game 4. The reverse …
Sat., May 6, 2017, 9:54 a.m.
Wizards’ Kelly Oubre Jr. suspended for Game 4 for knocking over Kelly Olynyk
Wizards forward Kelly Oubre Jr. has been suspended for Game 4 for knocking over Boston Celtics big man Kelly Olynyk. The NBA announced the suspension without pay for “charging and …
Fri., May 5, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Transition-oriented Wizards getting physical in postseason
The transition-oriented Wizards are earning a reputation for physical, chippy play after playoff encounters with the Hawks and Celtics. Led by Markieff Morris, Washington has shown an eagerness for hard …
Sat., March 25, 2017, 9:54 p.m.
NBA Capsules: John Wall tallies 37 points to lead Wizards past Cavaliers
CLEVELAND – John Wall scored 37 points, Bradley Beal added 27 and the Washington Wizards began a challenging road trip by beating LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers 127-115 on …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
Wizards acquire Bojan Bogdanovic in trade with Nets
The Wizards acquired swingman Bojan Bogdanovic in a trade with the Nets. Washington sent a protected 2017 first-round pick, Marcus Thornton and Andrew Nicholson to Brooklyn for Bogdanovic and Chris …
Tue., July 26, 2016, 7:54 p.m.
Newsmakers: Wizards announce re-signing of shooting guard Bradley Beal
The Washington Wizards have re-signed shooting guard
Thu., April 21, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Wizards reportedly hire Scott Brooks to coach
Scott Brooks is on his way to Washington, the latest move made by the Wizards that could have the added benefit of enticing Kevin Durant to return home this summer.
Fri., May 8, 2015
Wizards’ John Wall has multiple fractures in left wrist, hand
Washington Wizards guard John Wall has five nondisplaced fractures in his left wrist and hand, and the All-Star guard’s playing status has not been determined. Wall was hurt in Game …
Sun., May 3, 2015
Hawks, Wizards open series
The Atlanta Hawks seem to have their swagger back. Just in time for the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Coming off their most complete performance of the postseason, …
Fri., Dec. 26, 2014
Wall, Wizards keep Knicks reeling
NEW YORK – John Wall is fast and flashy, a showman who practices 360-degree layups and then pulls them off in games. And when he gets pushed, he pushes back.
Tue., Sept. 30, 2014
Wizards sign Stockton
Former Gonzaga point guard David Stockton signed with the NBA’s Washington Wizards, president Ernie Grunfeld announced on Monday. The son of basketball hall-of-famer John Stockton is one of 20 players …
Tue., Sept. 30, 2014
Pierce likes new look
Paul Pierce walked onto the court for media day wearing a No. 34 Washington Wizards jersey, complete with a red sweatband on his forehead and a red wristband pulled almost …
Sun., July 20, 2014
In brief: Lee-Anne Pace, Laura Diaz tied at Marathon Classic
Golf: South Africa’s Lee-Anne Pace, seeking a breakthrough win in the U.S., shot a 3-under-par 68 on Saturday to grab a share of the lead with Laura Diaz in the …
Tue., Dec. 4, 2012
Smell in DC? It’s Wizards, not Congress
Incredibly, the biggest stink coming out of our nation’s capital these days is not emanating from Congress. The source of that stench, my friends, is the Washington Wizards. The Wizards …
Mon., Jan. 10, 2011
Road trips make and break: Wizards 0-18 in away games
MILWAUKEE – On the road again. It’s a recurring theme for teams as they navigate through the marathon National Basketball Association season trying to win while living out of a …
Tue., Sept. 21, 2010, 4:48 p.m.
Morrison invited to Wizards camp
Former Gonzaga University star Adam Morrison of Mead has accepted a training camp invitation with the Washington Wizards, according to a Washington Post blogger Michael Lee, who quotes two league …