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TED LEONSIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wizards Hope To Have New Practice Facility Location By End Of Offseason

The Washington Wizards hope to have a new standalone practice facility location by the end of the offseason. “I’m hoping by the end of the offseason to make an announcement that says this is the place that we’re going to build it and how long it will take,” Ted Leonsis said. A new facility could potentially host the Wizards' D-League team in the future. “First priority...
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WNBA's Mystics, Lynx participate in analytic scrimmage

WASHINGTON (AP) Ted Leonsis has turned to analytics in his search for ways to broaden the appeal of the WNBA. Analytics are a growing trend that has had an impact on the NBA, look no further than the Houston Rockets and Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals. So Leonsis, owner of the Washington Wizards, Mystics and the NHL's Capitals, figured a WNBA scrimmage would...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards equated their owner to Martin Luther King Jr

This got lost over the weekend, but on Saturday, the Washington Wizards honored the end of Black History Month by posting an image on Facebook that seemed to be equating Martin Luther King Jr. to team owner Ted Leonsis. Well, that’s not at all ridiculous. And what’s with the Leonsis quote? It’s not even somewhat inspirational or meaningful! [Vice Sports] The post The Wizards...
Via Awful Announcing
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The long history of Wizards logos/jerseys that precede their new (awesome) alternate uniforms

Ted Leonsis’s Summer Loving Tour has been nearly utopian in the opinion of most. One thing that factored in to it was when he delivered a hit with the first alternate uniform for his Washington Wizards since 2006. Make no mistake about it, the announcement of a new uniform is a big deal, there are […] The post The long history of Wizards logos/jerseys that precede their new ...
Via Hoop District
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Wore a Jersey of Suspended Nene

The Washington Wizards are just one more win against the Chicago Bulls to advance to the next round in the NBA playoffs for the first time since 2008 after Sunday’s win at home. Ted Leonsis, the Washington Wizards owner, was seen court-side sporting a No.42 jersey, that of Nene, who was suspended during Game 3 after grabbing Jimmy […] The post Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Wore...
Via Diehardsport
April 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Ted Leonsis Shows How an NBA Owner Should Act

Not every owner in the NBA is a hateful racist. Some actually like to show support for the players on their team--unlike Clippers owner Donald Sterling (assuming he is guilty). Washington Wizards Ted Leonsis certainly supports his players.He proved that Sunday during Game Four of his team's series with Chicago--with his attire.@HoopDistrictDC/TwitterNene Hilario--who wears No. 42...
Via FatManWriting
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Is Wearing A Nenê Jersey At Today’s Playoff Game

Washington Wizards center Nenê was suspended for game four of the team’s first round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls after an ugly altercation with Bulls guard Jimmy Butler, which also resulted in his ejection from game three. Despite the suspension, Nenê still has the support of the team and the fans. Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is even wearing his jersey at today...
Via College Spun
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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