Found December 12, 2011 on Washington Post:
The Wizards went through their third straight day of practice Sunday without restricted free agent Nick Young, who remains in Los Angeles without much progress being made toward a new deal. Jordan Crawford and Roger Mason Jr. have spent most of the time playing at shooting guard. Mason shot the ball well in the two scrimmages that were open to reporters, and Crawford still hasn’t met a shot that he isn’t afraid to take – or make. Read full article >>

Saunders likes improved IQ of this year's Wizards

The Washington Wizards will open the preseason on Friday Dec. 16 against the Philadelphia 76ers. Rookie Chris Singleton can't wait. "I'm sick of seeing these guys," Singleton joked, referring to the scrimmages with his teammates. With eight players on the roster under age 23, coach Flip Saunders says he constantly ...

Wizards Re-Sign Hamady Ndiaye

The Washington Wizards announced that they have re-signed center Hamady Ndiaye.

Wizards re-sign center Hamady Ndiaye

The Washington Wizards announced today that they have re-signed center Hamady Ndiaye. “Hamady gained valuable experience when he received more playing time at the end of last season and worked hard this summer to continue to improve,” said Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld.  “His tremendous attitude and work ethic make him a valuable piece of the team’s [...]

Ronny Turiaf trade gives Wizards a boost of energy, maturity

Much of the talk about the Wizards’ preseason has centered on the young players who might help the team’s turnaround. The talk Saturday night after Wizards’ practice was not only about the newcomers but about that day’s acquisition of big man Ronny Turiaf from the New York Knicks in a three team-deal that also involved the Dallas Mavericks. Read full article >>

Wizards’ Josh Howard has offer from Utah Jazz ; Chicago Bulls reportedly chasing Richard Hamilton

Placards for Nick Young, Josh Howard and Maurice Evans continue to hang in the Wizards’ locker room, just in case one or all are able to re-sign with the franchise. But as the Wizards held their second day of training camp on Saturday, the three players continue to wait. Howard is considering a “solid offer” from the Utah Jazz, according to a person with knowledge of the negotiations...

Wizards Training Camp Update

The Wizards are four days into training camp and four days away from their first preseason game. Let's take a look at what's been going on with the team so far. The Wizards have adopted the Caps’ hard hat reward system. A few years back, the Caps started awarding a red hard hat to whichever player worked the hardest. That player could then decide whether to keep the hat...

Chris Singleton is Wizards’ all-around defender

When NBA players discuss versatility, it’s normally in reference to playing several positions or scoring from a variety of spots on the court. In Chris Singleton’s case, it means the skill to defend every position, and that’s exactly why the Washington Wizards selected the forward with the 18th pick in the first round of the NBA draft. Read full article >>

Wizards’ Rashard Lewis on Dwight Howard situation: ‘They can’t focus on just being a basketball team’

Less than a year after the Orlando Magic dealt Rashard Lewis to the Wizards, the franchise has already waived the player it traded him for — writing a $63 million check for Gilbert Arenas simply to go away — and is already in crisis mode with franchise player Dwight Howard formally requesting a trade. Read full article >>

DMV: Welcome, Ronny Turiaf

The Wiz added off-the-bench big French man Ronny Turiaf. [Wiz Insider] Your 2011-12 Wizards preseason player power rankings. [Bullets Forever] The Wiz are honoring hard work with a hard hat. [Bullets Forever] If you don’t love Roy Helu already, just read this. [Krem's Sports] Amazing story about a guy leaving prison in a Darrell Green jersey. [Bog] The Skins probably need Rex...

Roger Mason leads on, off court

The Washington Wizards were nearing the end of a scrimmage between the starters and the second unit on Monday night when guard Roger Mason drove aggressively to the basket and finished with a layup in traffic. Moments later, Mason swished a jumper from the left side that drew his side comprising the reserves within two points. Read full article >>

Wizards training camp theme: hard work, maturity and defense

On the second night of training camp, the first day of two-a-days, it was rookie Chris Singleton who walked away with the hard hat, which head coach Flip Saunders awards to the player who puts in the most effort. John Wall earned it on Day 1. "It was a good ...


The Washington Wizards announced today that they have signed forward Larry Owens.
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