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The Washington Wizards open the 2012-2013 NBA season October 30, on the road against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Just four seasons ago this was a heated rivalry before both teams lost star players and having losing records as of late, the rivalry has pretty much ended.
Washington starts its second season under Head Coach Randy Wittman looking to return to the postseason for the first time in four years.
The team made some major off-season moves with the amnesty of forward Andray Blatche, who was thought to be a key piece in DC in the long run, and the addition of forwards Trevor Ariza and Emeka Okafor. The Wizards also made some small moves during free agency bringing in point guard AJ Price and forward Martell Webster. Webster was the 6th overall pick by the Portland Trailblazers in 2005 and should bring some much needed perimeter shooting to the Wizards team.
Washington drafted Florida guard, Bradley Beal with the 3rd pick in the 2012 draft. Beal is thought to be the perfect back ...
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What does an NBA player do when he gets off a plane and realizes he left his keys in another city? If you're Martell Webster, you take refuge in your vehicle.
Complete Roster Breakdown and Season Outlook When will Wizards fans see this group on the court together? We are on the eve of the tip off to the Washington Wizards 2012-2013 campaign folks and hopefully this season brings us more joy than seasons past. With a re-tooled roster, bad baggage dropped, and a promising rookie there are lots of things to get excited about in DC. This...
Jason WhitneyWizards’ Martell Webster forgot his keys, so he had to sleep in his car for two hours
Washington Wizards guard Martell Webster probably won’t be making the mistake of forgetting his keys again. After flying to Dulles International Airport in Northern Virginia on Saturday, Webster went to his car to head home. One problem though, he left his keys in Kansas City, Mo...
The Wizards have cut Shelvin Mack and Brian Cook, leaving Jannero Pargo and Earl Barron on their regular season roster.
With the regular season tipping off on Tuesday in Cleveland, the Wizards 15 man roster is set. Washington cutting guard Shelvin Mack and forward Brian Cook to reach the roster limit. Yesterday the team let guard Steven Gray and forward Shavlik Randoph go.
The Wizards have struggled with injuries throughout the preseason with John Wall, Nene, Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza and Kevin...
The Washington Wizards got their roster down to 15 players on Sunday by waiving center-forward Brian Cook and guard Shelvin Mack. Cook had been signed by Washington to a training camp contract on September 17 after averaging 3.1 points and 2.5 rebounds for the Wizards last season. Mack averaged 3.6 points and 2.0 assists as a rookie last season.
Before the team was named the Washington Wizards, they were known as the Bullets and nothing captured that Bullet spirit than the 1978 championship team.
Led by center Wes Unseld, the Bullets faced the Seattle Super Sonics in a thrilling game 7 in Seattle. Players such as Unseld, Dennis Johnson, Paul Silas, Bob Danridge, Elvin Hyes, Jack Sikma, Freddie Brown, and many more future...
The Washington Wizards tipped off their season in relatively forgettable fashion last night against the Cavs. Undermanned and out-coached, the patched up lineup for the Wiz instilled a familiar sense of disheartenment amongst their faithful following with a collective murmur of “here we go again”.
Granted, the Wizards were gravely crippled going in to Cleveland, missing their...
A short-handed Washington Wizards team escaped the D.C. area hours ahead of Hurricane Sandy to play their season opener in Cleveland against the Cavaliers, but the team didn't really show up until the fourth quarter. The Wizards fell behind by 16 points in the third quarter, trailed by 12 after three and finally lost by 10, 94-84.
In between the 12-point deficit and the...
ESPN announced today that it has hired former NBA coach Flip Saunders and former player Antonio Davis to serve as NBA analysts. Saunders will appear on a number of studio shows, including SportsCenter, NBA Coast to Coast and NBA Tonight. Saunders is scheduled to appear tonight during NBA Coast to Coast at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN and Thursday during the
Believe it or not, the NBA's regular season is this week. To get you ready, Crossover Chronicles will be profiling a team each day for the next few weeks. This week is the Southeast Division. Today is the Washington Wizards.
2011-12 Record: 20-46
Key Losses: Andray Blatche (amnestied), James Singleton (free agent), Rashard Lewis (traded to New Orleans)
Bill Simmons and Joe House of Grantland eviscerate the 2012-13 Washington Wizards. Enjoy the metaphors and similes.
One franchise point guard hopes to begin his quest to lead a team out of the NBA doldrums Tuesday night, while another will have to wait a couple more weeks.
John Wall won't be able to go for the Washington Wizards in this season opener in Cleveland, but the Cavaliers are hoping to have Kyrie Irving available less than a week after the reigning rookie of the year had four wisdom...
Here's the primer for tonight's season-opener between the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Washington Wizards;
VENUE: Quicken Loans ArenaTIP-OFF: 7:13 p.m.RECORDS: Cavaliers 0-0, Wizards 0-0TV: FOX Sports Ohio HD; NBA League passRADIO: WTAM-1100 AM (6:30 p.m.)PROBABLE STARTERSCavs vs. WizardsC Anderson Varejao vs. Emeka OkaforF Tristan Thompson vs. Trevor BookerF Alonzo Gee...