Found December 04, 2011 on Washington Post:
Brendan Haywood was back on the Verizon Center practice court, the place he called home for nearly 10 years. Haywood, the former Wizards center, experienced being Michael Jordan’s teammate for the legendary player’s final two seasons in the NBA, watched Gilbert Arenas’s rise to stardom and eventual fall. Read full article >>

Wizards Coach Flip Saunders: “I want to compete for the playoffs”

Wizards Coach Flip Saunders hadn’t been allowed to comment on players or talk about basketball for nearly five months, so he had a lot material stored up when he finally had the chance to address reporters on Friday. Saunders spoke for nearly 30 minutes, explaining his plans for the upcoming truncated season, his excitement to see the development of John Wall, Andray Blatche and...

Mavericks Guard DeShawn Stevenson Is A Tattoo Artist Too

I always think it’s a good idea for professional athletes to start considering transition career moves BEFORE they’re forced out of the game. Dallas Mavericks player DeShawn Stevenson has decided to turn his love of ink into a second career option. Stevenson, clearly a member of the “ink my whole body” crew recently gave his first tatt as an artist. Check out the scoop The...

Wizards’ Othyus Jeffers “about a month away” from returning to action

When Wizards restricted free agent forward Othyus Jeffers revealed that he suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee during a workout in Chicago last July, the likelihood that he would return to the NBA this season seemed as tenuous as the chances there would actually be a season. Read full article >>

J.J. Barea wants to go back to the Mavs

Jose Juan Barea is going to get a lot of offers in free agency. That’s what happens when you’re the spark plug on the championship team. Barea does what he does very well. He manages the offense, hits some shots, and if you lose him for a minute, bam, he’s backdoor and you’ve given up…

Wizards, Bulls, Spurs Interested In Josh Howard

If Josh Howard can stay healthy this season, the former All-Star could be a huge off-season acquisition for a contender. Michael Lee of the Washington Post reports that the 31-year-old appears to be in good condition and ready to play: “The Wizards and ‘five to six’ playoff contenders have expressed interest in Howard, according to a source with knowledge of the situation...

Flip Saunders wants Wiz 'to compete for the playoffs'

WASHINGTON - Coach Flip Saunders delivered a fairly simple - and not-so-subtle - message to his young Washington...

Former Wizards coach Eddie Jordan is back coaching — high school freshmen

Former Wizards coach Eddie Jordan has returned to coaching – though not how you would expect. Less than two years after he was fired by the Philadelphia 76ers, Jordan is coaching the freshman basketball team at his alma mater, Archbishop Carroll. Jordan was the most successful Wizards coach in recent memory, leading the franchise to 197 wins and four playoff appearances before...

Caron Butler to meet with Clippers, lots of other teams in line

For a guy who is over 30 and hasn’t played since last January due to major knee surgery, Caron Butler is a very popular guy. Which speaks to the lack of depth in this free agent class — everyone sees the red flags up around Butler and are moving fast to talk to him and…

Sources: Chandler to talk with Warriors, 2 more

Dallas Mavericks free agent Tyson Chandler will meet face-to-face this week with officials from the Golden State Warriors, Houston Rockets and New Jersey Nets, according to sources close to the situation.
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