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TED LEONSIS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Agreement or not, Alex Ovechkin is going to the 2018 Olympics

The NHL hasn’t decided whether its players will participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Alex Ovechkin has decided that it doesn’t matter, he’s going. In an interview with Tass in Russia, Ovechkin said that he, and others, will head to Pyeongchang to play for their country: “The same situation was with the [2014] Sochi Games, they said NHL could not be...
Via Puck Drunk Love
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Caps owner: 'I haven't met my commitment' to Alex Ovechkin

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis said Saturday that "I feel I haven't met my commitment" to Alex Ovechkin "that we would build a team that would be able to win Stanley Cups." Leonsis and the star forward have been together a decade without winning a title. "The consistency he's brought is really historic," Leonsis said at a news conference during the team's...
Via AP on Fox
July 12, 2015  |  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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