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Washington Wizards forward Andray Blatche will be eased back into the lineup starting Saturday against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Blatche returned to practice Thursday for the first time in more than a month. He had been sidelined since the end of January with a strained left calf muscle.
The 25-year-old Blatche has appeared in only 17 games, averaging 10.3 points and 7.1 rebounds.
With his production having dipped markedly from last season's career-high 16.8 points-per-game average, Blatche has been the frequent target of boo-birds by Wizards fans.
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Washington Wizards forward Andray Blatche will return against the Cleveland Cavaliers after missing more than a month with a strained left calf.
Blatche is not in the Wizards' starting lineup for Saturday's game, but coach Randy Wittman says he will play. Wittman says he expects Blatche's playing time to be limited to short stretches as he works on his conditioning....
Andray Blatche returned to practice on Thursday after missing more than a month of action with a strained left calf muscle, but Nick Young was unable to participate after bruising his right knee the night before in the second half of the Wizards’ 102-95 loss to the Orlando Magic. After Thursday’s practice, Coach Randy Wittman said Young had developed swelling in his knee and...
Every week Wizards Extreme will feature 5 burning questions and their answers pertaining directly to the Washington Wizards and the current state they are in. This week's segment addresses the recent changes in the rotation made by coach Wittman and how it will effect certain players, as well as Andray Blatche’s return and the impact he will have. Today’s feature includes...
Washington Wizards guard Nick Young had an MRI exam on his right knee.
Young was unable to practice Thursday due to swelling in the knee, a result of a bruise suffered in Wednesday's loss to Orlando.
The 26-year-old Young is Washington's second-leading scorer with an average of 16.5 points per game.
The Wizards got some good news when Andray Blatche returned to practice...
Andray Blatche has targeted Saturday against Cleveland for his return from a strained left calf that has kept him sidelined the past 14 games. Blatche has been out since getting injured in the first half of the Wizards’ 102-99 win in Charlotte last month.
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The name has just caused comedy and violent shaking of the head. So much talent and physical ability seemingly put in someone that just has not realized what is necessary for team ball. Worse, he is on a team full of those types of players. Even though McGee has been a starter for just the last two seasons, McGee has been a disappointment.
This season, he has shown...
The Wizards are actively shopping Andray Blatche, but have been unable to find an interested team.
After he bit on a pump fake, left his feet and fouled Milwaukee center Drew Gooden on a three-pointer with one second left in the first half on Tuesday, JaVale McGee had to wait nearly 29 minutes of game action before he got the chance to play again for the Wizards.
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jordan Crawford scored 31 points and John Wall added 24 to lead the Washington Wizards to a 101-98 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Antawn Jamison scored 29 in his return to Washington but missed a 3-point attempt to tie the game with 35 seconds to play. It was Jamison's first appearance in the Verizon Center since being traded from...
The Washington Wizards continue to falter, due largely to an inability to make plays when it counts most.
A visit from the scuffling Cleveland Cavaliers - in addition to Andray Blatche's likely return - could help them get back on track.
Trying to avoid a seventh consecutive defeat, the Wizards look Saturday night to continue their home dominance of the Cavaliers, who are hoping...
Jordan Crawford scored 31 points and John Wall added 24 to lead the Washington Wizards to a 101-98 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night.
Antawn Jamison scored 29 in his return to Washington but missed a 3-point attempt to tie the game with 35 seconds to play. It was Jamison's first appearance in the Verizon Center since being traded from the Wizards to Cleveland...
I timed my walk up to the Q last night to coincide perfectly with a torrential downpour. Though I walked in completely drenched, I do so both willingly and hopefully nonetheless. Kyrie Irving was about to match-up for the first time ever with Derrick Rose, maybe. I knew Irving was a game-time decision by then, but maybe he'd play, I thought. Only he didn't, just like the...
JaVale McGee committed a horrendous foul against the Milwaukee Bucks on Tuesday night, which resulted in him getting benched for large portions of the game. Following yet another Wizards loss last night, McGee explained his frustration with head coach Randy Wittman’s playing time decisions. From the WaPo: “After he bit on a pump fake, left his feet and fouled Milwaukee center...