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With the NBA regular season around the corner, let’s flashback to the time that most teams were still in training camp mode.
Check out Washington Wizards guard John Wall who decides to show off his quick feet in a drill:
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John Wall just raked an $80 million max deal with the Washington Wizards, which makes him, for better or worse, the face of a struggling franchise. Wall earned himself a max deal mostly based upon a strong finish to the 2012-13 season, and the prospect of what his future could be.
The NBA has gone the way of the guard. By that I mean the point guard. With breakout performances...
The Wizards announce that they’ve also waived Childress and Mensah-Bonsu in addition to Silas (Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today via Twitter). The roster now stands at 15.
4:46pm: While the news has yet to be confirmed by the team Xavier Silas has been released by the Wizards according to an update on his Instagram account. J. Michael of CSNWashington.com reported last night that Washington...
If John Wall is going to have a season in which he propels the franchise to the postseason and rises to all-star status, the lift-off will have to begin with the season opener on Oct. 30 against the Detroit Pistons. Wall’s uneven play during the preseason left much to be desired.
Standing in a hallway at US Bank Arena on Wednesday after the Wizards defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers...
Bradley Beal scored 21 points and Trevor Ariza added 19 as the Washington Wizards erased a 16-point third-quarter deficit before pulling away for a 101-82 preseason victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
Reserve Al Harrington scored 17 points and Trevor Booker added 10 for the Wizards (2-5) who snapped a three-game losing streak.
Ariza gave the Wizards the lead...
The Washington Wizards have waived forwards Josh Childress and Pops Mensah-Bonsu and guard Xavier Silas. Childress appeared in four preseason games averaging 2.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in eight minutes per contest. Mensah-Bonsu appeared in four preseason games averaging 0.5 points and 1.3 rebounds in five minutes per contest. Silas appeared in three preseason games averaging...
Several NBA general managers believe Jason Collins remains unsigned not because of his skill level or sexual orientation, but because of the anticipated media distraction.
“If it were just an initial blast and you knew it would settle down after that, it would be one thing,” said one executive. “But you know this is something that he and his teammates are going to be asked...
After Wednesday's 101-82 victory vs. the Cleveland Cavaliers closed out the preseason the Wizards hadn't made their roster moves official to get down to 15 players.
But CSN Washington was told to expect them to release unsigned free agents Pops Mensah-Bonsu Xavier Silas and Josh Childress. Before training camp began the Wizards already had the maximum 15 players under contract...
The Washington Wizards acquired Kendall Marshall, Shannon Brown and Malcolm Lee on Friday in a deal for Marcin Gortat.
The Wizards will waive those three players as they have a roster crunch.
Adding a front-court piece in hopes of finally returning to the playoffs, the Washington Wizards acquired center Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns in a multiplayer trade Friday.
Phoenix got injured center Emeka Okafor and a top-12-protected first-round draft pick in 2014 - giving the rebuilding Suns potentially four choices in the opening round.
The Suns also sent guards Kendall...
The Washington Wizards were playing the Cleveland Cavaliers in an exhibition game at U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati on Wednesday and something epic took place, no not a Kyrie Iriving highlight, this man’s incredible beard happened and it stole the show.
Nothing but net.
Bonus: Awesome belt buckle
Bonus Bonus: Hot blonde in the background
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The first notable trade of the NBA preseason has reportedly been made by the Phoenix Suns and the Washington Wizards, two teams with playoff droughts of three years or longer.
Marc Stein of ESPN was the first to report, and tweeted out some of the details involved with the deal.
Proposed deal will send Gortat, Shannon Brown and Kendall Marshall to Wizards and Suns on course to receive...
One of the huge knocks on John Wall receiving his 5-year $80 million maximum deal contract is the former No. 1 overall draft pick has never lead his team to the playoffs. Wall is heading into his 4th year in the league, and is finally healthy after missing four months due to almost breaking his knee cap. While Wall tries to prove himself worthy of his contract, he needs a lot more...
The Washington Wizards and Phoenix Suns have agreed to a trade that will send Marcin Gortat to the Washington Wizards. Washington will be acquiring Emeka Okafor and a 2014 first round pick from the Washington Wizards in return. In addition to Gortat, the Wizards will also be receiving Shannon Brown and Kendall Marshall in the […]
There’s a time and place to work the kinks out before the games count for real and the Pistons used their exhibition game against the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night to do just that.
And although they used the “in case of emergency break open Chauncey” glass they’re sure glad to know he can deliver — no matter how meager the stakes are.
A 24-point lead evaporated...
The Washington Wizards will acquire Marcin Gortat in a deal with the Phoenix Suns for Emeka Okafor.
The proposed deal will include Shannon Brown and Kendall Marshall to the Wizards, while the Suns will also acquire and a top-12 protected 2014 first round pick along with Okafor.
Okafor is currently out indefinitely with a neck injury.