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I take back what I said. Maybe he won’t be thrown around in the pros. He might just get lucky and get a hug from Jason Collins.
Otto Porter Is Slim
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Welcome BACK to D.C., Otto! Despite all the shock waves surrounding the NBA Draft this year, the Washington Wizards were still able to pull off the selection they had coveted all scout season long, grabbing the ex-Hoya with the number 3 overall pick. “They brought me there to help the organization win. And that’s what [...]
This draft may not have one stand-out player to be excited about, but that”s what makes the 2013 draft unique. It gives us a lot to question and it reflect on the true quality of each franchise’s front office decision-making. Here, I will discuss some potential lottery pick situations and factor in my take on them (Keep in mind, this preview disregards the possibility of...
The Washington Wizards have signed No. 3 overall draft pick Otto Porter and second-round selection Glen Rice Jr.
Under the NBA's scale for rookie salaries, Porter was expected to sign a deal that could pay him up to $19.4 million over four seasons, with the first two seasons guaranteed.
Porter averaged 16.2 points and 7.5 rebounds and was the Big East player of the year as...
While most other teams left the world stunned and confused on draft night with surprise selections, pick swaps and blockbuster trades, the Washington Wizards remained quietly idle in the middle of it all and eventually picked the player they had coveted for weeks. It couldn’t have been a wiser pick, either. The Wizards were certainly [...]
Before the Washington Wizards first round selection, NBA commissioner David Stern decided that he hadn’t had enough boos to sustain himself.
Watch as Mr. Stern pulls the old WWE/WWF move of “I Can’t Hear You” at the Barclays Center during the 2013 NBA Draft:
David Stern taunts fans at 2013 NBA Draft [SB Nation]
The Brooklyn Nets keep finding ways to keep their locker room interesting — and complicated. And the next potential Nets move might not be blockbusting but it would be trailblazing.
After announcing an NBA-rocking trade — to become official July 10 — that will bring seasoned veterans Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce to the Barclays Center, a source told The New York Daily News...
The Brooklyn Nets are interested in signing Jason Collins.
Collins became the first openly gay NBA player this offseason.
Collins, who has close ties with Jason Kidd and Lawrence Frank, would presumably sign for the veteran's minimum.
Collins played with Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce with the Boston Celtics last season before being traded to the Washington Wizards. Garnett was...
Trevor Ariza will opt in to the final year of his contract with the Washington Wizards.
Ariza, 27, is in line to be paid $7.7 million for the 2013-14 season.
Ariza averaged 11.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in 26.3 minutes for the Wizards last season.
ST. LOUIS -- His name is Brad Beal but you can call him Busy Beal for all he's done in the past year.
-- Selected No. 3 overall in the 2012 NBA Draft by the Washington Wizards.
-- Became a millionaire after signing a contract that guarantees him 8.3 million over two years.
-- Averaged 13.9 points as the Wizards' starting shooting guard, made All-Star...
The debate between the Washington Wizards selecting Otto Porter Jr or Anthony Bennett was quickly resolved as the Cleveland Cavaliers selected Bennett with the first overall pick in the draft. After Orlando selected Victor Oladipo second, the choice for the Wizards seemingly came down to Otto Porter or Nerlens Noel. As David Stern came out to announce Washington’s selection, he...
Paul Pierce, Kevin Garnett and Jason Terry are already on their way to Brooklyn, and a fourth former Celtic may find a home in the borough this offseason, as well.
League sources tells Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski that the Nets are considering signing free-agent center Jason Collins, who made headlines last month by becoming the first active male player in a major American...
The months, the weeks, and the days of counting down to the NBA Draft are over. As I’m writing this Draft time is just over 10 hours away. And for those next ten hours, for Wizards fans, a range of emotions and nervousness will be felt. Ernie Grunfeld’s first seven drafts as Washington GM are highlighted by players such as Andray Blatche, Javale McGee, and Nick Young. WOW! Don’t...
According to a report courtesy Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, free-agent center Jason Collins, is drawing interest from his former team.
The Brooklyn Nets are targeting free-agent center Jason Collins, the first openly gay player in NBA history, to return to the franchise, league sources told Yahoo! Sports.
As the Nets bring Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Jason...
The last few years the talk in Washington has always been about how this is the year the Wizards will finally return to the playoffs. Then the season starts, the injuries pile up and the Wizards finish as a team that can’t even reach the 30-win mark. Despite their tortured history, last night’s drafting of small forward Otto Porter, as well as the less talked about acquisition...
In what may be the best moment of the night, NBA Commissioner David Stern epically trolled the crowed at the Barclays Center. The crowd has been booing him all night, and prior to announcing the Washington Wizards pick at #3, Stern said “I can’t hear you.” Major props to Stern for acknowledging the booing and giving some back to the crowd.