Found December 05, 2011 on Washington Post:
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 >>

Wizards’ Jan Vesely, Kevin Seraphin set to return; training camp might be delayed

When training camp begins on Friday – if training camp begins on Friday – the Wizards should have all seven players under contract and their three first-round draft picks. Jan Vesely and Kevin Seraphin have both resolved their problems abroad and are expected to arrive in time for the first workout of the season. Read full article >>

New amnesty details will not affect Wizards’ plans

The CBA’s amnesty provision has sparked plenty of speculation and perhaps unwarranted buzz for those hoping for more player movement around the league. Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld said last week that “in all likelihood” the team would not waive any player on the roster. The Wizards informed Rashard Lewis’s representatives last week that they have no intention of using...

Wizards’ John Wall: ‘I’m a veteran now’

John Wall’s second season came close to being delayed by another year, as NBA owners and players waited until late November to salvage a 66-game season. Though he wasn’t pleased to lose almost 20 percent of his salary for the upcoming season, Wall did find a way to take advantage of the extended offseason. Read full article >>

The Washington Wizards’ biggest moments of 2011

It’s nearly time to close the book on 2011, a year that was nothing if not eventful for D.C.’s pro sports teams. Starting today, we’re asking you to rank the year’s biggest moment for each of the teams — the Wizards as well as the Capitals, Nationals, Redskins, and D.C. United. In the box below, you have the choice of picking which of two moments from 2011 was bigger. Vote...

Wizards to open season Dec. 26 vs. New Jersey

The NBA released its lockout-shortened 2011-12 schedule tonight. Here is the schedule for the Washington Wizards: DECEMBER Dec. 26, Monday, vs New Jersey 7:00 Dec. 28, Wednesday, vs Atlanta 7:30 Read full article >>

Wall elevates intensity — and expectations for Wizards teammates

The eyes are a little more intense than they were last season, as though living through the uncertainty of the NBA lockout made him grow up just a little bit faster. John Wall would be the first to agree. Set to begin his second season as the Washington Wizards' point ...

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...

Brendan Haywood returns to Washington a champion

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 >>

JaVale's Turkey Drive

Nick Young and JaVale McGee spent the lockout having a little fun and recording videos of themselves being Nick and JaVale. Unfortunately coach Flip Saunders plans to put a stop to such nonsense when the season starts. "The cinnamon thing doesn't cut it," Saunders told the media at practice last week. It's bad news for fans who have enjoyed the Nick and JaVale show...

Ernie Grunfeld - President, Washington Wizards

Widely regarded as one of the top executives in the National Basketball Association, Ernie Grunfeld was named the Washington Wizards President of Basketball Operations on June 30, 2003. Grunfeld brings 26 years of NBA experience to Washington as a player,
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