Stories tagged: washington wizards
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
In what could best be described as a veteran move, Rui Hachimura tried to duck out of doing a postgame media session by pleading that he was worried about missing …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
The tale of the tape from Rui Hachimura’s NBA debut Wednesday in Dallas was impressive: 14 points and 10 rebounds over nearly 25 minutes for Washington in a 108-100 loss.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Bradley Beal signed a two-year extension worth nearly $72 million with Washington on Thursday, a major victory for the Wizards and a move that will keep the All-Star guard out …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
When the Washington Wizards drafted Rui Hachimura ninth overall four months ago, coaches liked what they were getting: a two-way player with a massive wingspan and a ton of potential.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
The rookie selected ninth overall in this summer’s NBA draft made his exhibition opener Monday night appear like one of many highlights coming in his 2019-20 season reel.
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
For years, the Washington Wizards would head into a season with proclamations from players or management or ownership – if not all three – about how many wins they were …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas underwent thumb surgery and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Japan is winless in two World Cup games, but the stage has not been too big for Rui Hachimura.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019
Clarke shook off the rust quickly, averaging 14.6 points and hitting the game-winning tip-in in the semifinals to help Memphis reach the Summer League title game against Minnesota on Monday …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
The Rui Hachimura era is underway.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
More than 1,000 media credentials were distributed for the 15th NBA Summer League, and the league’s communication department confirmed it was the largest contingent of international media ever.
Fri., July 5, 2019
A person familiar with the situation says the Washington Wizards have traded center Dwight Howard to the Memphis Grizzlies for forward CJ Miles. The person spoke on the condition of …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft after being taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019
Ernie Grunfeld has been fired as president of the Washington Wizards after 16 seasons in charge of the team. The Wizards announced his dismissal with four games left in a …
Thu., March 21, 2019
Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
The Washington Wizards say point guard John Wall will be sidelined for at least another year because he ruptured his left Achilles tendon while falling at home. The rupture was …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Stephen Curry scored 38 points, local product Kevin Durant had 21 and the Golden State Warriors hammered the ball inside to beat the Washington Wizards 126-118 Thursday night for their …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
Allonzo Trier goaltended on Thomas Bryant’s layup with 0.4 seconds remaining, giving the Washington Wizards a 101-100 victory over the New York Knicks at The O2 Arena on Thursday night.
Sat., Dec. 22, 2018
Bradley Beal had 40 points and his first career triple-double to lift the Washington Wizards over the Phoenix Suns 149-146 in triple-overtime Saturday night.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018
Kyrie Irving scored Boston’s last 12 points, including back-to-back 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime to outduel John Wall in a point-guard showdown, and the Celtics extended their …
Mon., Nov. 26, 2018
John Wall scored a season-high 36 points, including six in overtime, and the Washington Wizards overcame James Harden’s season-best 54 points to outlast the Houston Rockets 135-131 on Monday night.
Tue., Nov. 20, 2018
John Wall scored 30, Bradley Beal had 27 and Jeff Green added 20 as the Washington Wizards rallied from 24 points down to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 125-118 on …
Tue., Oct. 16, 2018
WNBA All-Star Kristi Toliver will be an assistant coach for player development for the NBA’s Washington Wizards this season. Toliver’s job was one of several changes to coach Scott Brooks’ …
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018
The Toronto Raptors overcame a halftime deficit in a road playoff game for the first time in 24 tries, using 24 points from Kyle Lowry and a tremendous effort from …
UPDATED: Wed., April 25, 2018
DeMar DeRozan scored 32 points, Kyle Lowry had 17 points and 10 assists and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 108-98 in Game 5 of the first-round series. Toronto …
UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018
Bradley Beal heeded his coach’s plea to “do his job” by scoring 21 of his 28 points in the first half, his All-Star backcourt running mate John Wall delivered 28 …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018
DeMar DeRozan matched his career playoff-high with 37 points, Jonas Valanciunas had 19 points and 14 rebounds and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 130-119, taking a 2-0 lead …
UPDATED: Sat., April 14, 2018
Serge Ibaka had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Delon Wright scored 11 of his 18 points in the fourth quarter and the Toronto Raptors snapped a 10-game losing streak in …
Thu., April 12, 2018
Free agent guard Ty Lawson has signed a contract with the Washington Wizards. The move gives the Wizards additional depth heading into their first-round playoff series against the Toronto Raptors. …