Found July 16, 2014 on Hoop District:
Since John Wall was drafted in 2010, the Washington Wizards have won a total of 116 games out of 328 – a wretched percentage of 0.353%. In contrast, the Paul Pierce-led Boston Celtics and Brooklyn Nets have won 180 of 328 games, good for a percentage of 0.548%. Yes, there are huge differences but I’ll […] The post The real ‘Truth’ about the Paul Pierce signing appeared first on Hoop District.

Wizards acquire DeJuan Blair in sign-and-trade deal

The Washington Wizards have acquired veteran forward DeJuan Blair in a sign-and-trade deal with the Dallas Mavericks, reports ESPN’s Marc Stein. Wizards staying busy: ESPN sources say Washington and Dallas Mavericks on course to finalize DeJuan Blair sign-and-trade deal later today — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 16, 2014 Blair confirmed the move on Twitter. DC!! ...

Kris Humphries signs with Washington Wizards

Free-agent forward Kris Humphries has agreed to a three-year, $13 million deal with the Washington Wizards, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The Boston Celtics are finalizing a sign-and-trade agreement with Washington to fit Humphries’ deal into the salary cap, sources said. The Wizards can send Boston part of the trade exception earned with Houston in a recent...

Busy offseason for Wizards, don’t sleep on Porter and Rice Show

The Wizards front office under the leadership of Ernie Grunfeld and Tommy Sheppard have been busy constructing the team that in November will compete for their first division title in over three decades. Two potentially important pieces to that puzzle are currently turning heads in Las Vegas and Wizards fans couldn’t be happier. The last […] The post Busy offseason for Wizards...

What does adding Paul Pierce do for the Wizards?

The Washington Wizards were one of the biggest surprises in the NBA last season, and they were able to push the Indiana Pacers to six games in the second round of the NBA Playoffs. They lost Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets, but were able to replace him by signing Paul Pierce away from the Brooklyn Nets. Pierce may not be the same type of player that he as back in Boston, but...

Cassell, Kidd's Departure Led To Pierce Signing With Wizards

Paul Pierce became an option for the Washington Wizards in free agency following the surprising departure of Jason Kidd, according to sources. The Wizards sent Sam Cassell to meet with Pierce in Las Vegas, as the two were formerly teammates with the Boston Celtics. Cassell is an assistant coach for the Wizards. Marcin Gortat, John Wall and other Wizards sent Pierce texts and also...

Wizards’ Daniel Theis Has Phenomenal Summer League Block

Washington Wizards summer leaguer Daniel Theis was unknown coming into the summer, but it’s safe to say that is no longer the case. Tyler Honeycutt really wanted to put Theis on a poster but Theis had a fierce rejection. The best part of this is when the announcers were interviewing Bradley Beal and he said […] The post Wizards’ Daniel Theis Has Phenomenal Summer League Block...

Bradley Beal is impressed by Daniel Theis block even if he doesn’t know his name

NBA Summer League rosters are filled with players aspiring to make their mark on the minds of scouts. There are quite of number of players fans may have never heard name, especially a 22-year old German pro-baller trying to make a NBA roster. Apparently Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal hasn’t heard of him either, as he provides an interesting reaction to Theis huge block on...

Wizards hire Kevin Durant’s high school assistant coach

Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman has filled the coaching vacancy left by the departure of Ryan Saunders with Kevin Durant’s old high school assistant coach, David Adkins. He will be the player development assistant coach. Adkins previously worked for Maryland’s women’s basketball team, which is an unusual job for a coach coming into the NBA. But his job before that...

Report: Kris Humphries Agrees To Join Wizards For Three Years, $13M

It feels really strange to write this, but here goes nothing: The Washington Wizards just keep making solid moves. After years of torturing their fan base with head-scratching moves, the Wizards are on a pretty good streak this offseason. They reportedly agreed to a deal with free-agent big man Kris Humphries on Tuesday, just two days after coming to terms with Paul Pierce. That’s...

Wizards acquire Kris Humphries in sign-and-trade

The Washington Wizards have acquired power forward Kris Humphries from the Boston Celtics. Washington agreed to a sign-and-trade with Boston that will send Humhries to D.C. and will send back a trade exception and protected second-round pick to Boston. In addition, to the transaction, Humphries signed a three-year, $16 million deal with the Wizards. Humphries […]

Washington Wizards Hire David Adkins, Kevin Durant’s former HS Coach

The Washington Wizards believe they have a chance to lure Kevin Durant back to D.C. in 2016, and are pulling out every trick in the book to do so. The team has hired David Adkins to be their new player development assistant after Adkins spent the last five years as an assistant coach on Maryland’s women’s basketball team. No big deal right? Well prior to his stint at Maryland...

Glen Rice and Otto Porter continue their dominance in Summer League

John Wall and Bradley Beal are named the Wiz Kids. They might have to incorporate two new members as Otto Porter and Glen Rice, Jr. continue to dominate the Las Vegas Summer League. The @washwizards escape with an 85-83 win v. MIA. Otto Porter (17pts/7rbs) & Glen Rice Jr. (24p/7r/4a) led once again — NBA (@NBA) July 16, 2014 The Washington Wizards...

Wizards Trade For DeJuan Blair

The Washington Wizards have acquired DeJuan Blair via sign-and-trade with the Dallas Mavericks. Blair will make $6 million over three years. He averaged 6.4 points and 4.7 rebounds as a role player for the Mavs last season. “DeJuan gives us a tough inside presence who can score and rebound at both front... The post Wizards Trade For DeJuan Blair appeared first on Hoops-Nation.

Kris Humphries Signs With The Wizards

The Washington Wizards and Kris Humphries have agreed to a three-year, $13 million contract, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports. The Wizards swiftly picked up the 29-year-old forward after losing Trevor Booker to the Utah Jazz. Washington also signed Paul Pierce after losing Trevor Ariza to the Houston Rockets.... The post Kris Humphries Signs With The Wizards appeared...

Wizards re-sign Drew Gooden

The Wizards roster is taking shape after both the Trevors moved on, as the team has re-signed forward Drew Gooden to a one-year deal. CSN Washington’s Chris Miller confirmed the news: Confirm: Drew Gooden will return to #Wizards on a one year deal. #WizardsTalk — Chris Miller (@cmillscsn) July 15, 2014 The Wizards brought in Gooden for a 10-day contract after Nene sprained his...
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