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Just how good is Kendall Marshall, and did the Wizards make a mistake in not finding a way to retain the point guard when they orchestrated a trade with the Phoenix Suns for Marcin Gortat?
The answer is about to be unveiled. Marshall, who was released along with Shannon Brown and Malcolm Lee, signed a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Lakers on Thursday. The Lakers are in dire need of help with injuries to guards Steve Nash, Kobe Bryant, Jordan Farmar and Steve Blake.
The Wizards wanted another center because Emeka Okafor had a disk injury in his neck and was out indefinitely. Okafor still hasn't played this season. Gortat is in the final year of his deal and the Suns opted to rebuild. Marshall and the others were throw-ins by Phoenix to make the salaries match with Okafor, who is due just less than $15 million for this season. The Wizards were already at the maximum 15 players with Gortat.
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Wizards 113 Nets 107 December 19, 2013 Barclays Center, Brooklyn, NY NBA.com highlights It turns out the cure for the Wizards recent bad stretch was a trip to New York. The Wizards capped their stay in the City, beating the Nets with possibly their best team effort of the year. Second chance points and ball […]The post Game recap: Wizards defeat Nets; sweep NYC appeared first on Hoop District.
You know the old saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words”. Well, the below picture of Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman might speak more than that.
The below photo was snapped by Jim McIsaac of Newsday Sports and shows Wittman getting hit in the face with a live ball.
Don’t believe me, check out the tweet with the photo attached:
Ouch. (Photo by Jim McIsaac)...
Trevor Ariza hit five 3-pointers on Saturday (image: Keith Allison).Trevor Ariza has been a top 100 fantasy player this season (No. 80 in nine category leagues, according to ESPN's player rater). Ariza's value would be higher had he not missed five games with a hamstring injury. Ariza is averaging 15.2 points (46.4% FG, 70.6% FT), 2.5 3-pointers, 5.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists...
Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman was victimized by an errant basketball during last night’s Wizards-Nets game in Brooklyn. Wittman took a ball straight to the face and barely even flinched as it smacked him right in the kisser; either he’s a total badass or he has some pretty terrible reaction time.
Either way, photographer Jim McIsaac captured the moment with a perfectly...
John Wall scored 21 points and made two big defensive plays against Deron Williams down the stretch to lead the Washington Wizards to a 113-107 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night.
Nene added 17 points in his return from injury for the Wizards, who completed a New York sweep after a victory over the Knicks on Monday following a four-game losing streak.
The Washington Wizards got a solid 113-107 win over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night, but the play of the game was decidedly off the court.
Wizards coach Randy Wittman showed some real mettle when he took a basketball right to the kisser on the sideline. A Newsday photographer captured the pivotal moment, which made the pain somewhat humorous as Wittman stood calmly with his...
The Washington Wizards defeated the New York Knicks on Monday night by the score of 102-101 to improve their record to 11-13. Although the team got a big win, they lost guard Glen Rice, who was selected by the Philadelphia 76ers in the second round of the 2013 draft. Rice, the son of long time NBA star Glen Rice Sr, did not play in the game, but apparently hurt his wrist during...
Trevor Ariza scored 27 points and hit a 3-pointer that capped a fourth-quarter run that carried the Washington Wizards to a 106-99 comeback win over the Boston Celtics on Saturday.
Trailing 92-84, Ariza started the 14-1 rally with a jumper from the right corner. John Wall had five of his 20 points in the surge, which was interrupted only by a free throw by Jared Sullinger that gave...
Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman is not a ninja.**Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
With the bench finally showing signs of life, Al Harrington appears to be on track to returning to the Wizards, who play Saturday at the Boston Celtics (CSN, 1 p.m. ET), but he'll remain in Houston.
Harrington, who hasn't played since Nov. 12 because of discomfort in his right knee, had a arthroscopic procedure to clean out loose particles. That took place two weeks ago...
Nene and Bradley Beal hadn’t shared the court in more than three weeks, each player nursing an injury before being cleared to return in New York. But they share little secrets on the court, either by a head nod or simple eye contact, and the Washington Wizards pair showed they have not lost the connection despite the extended time apart.
With the challenge of maximizing their...
At the time, Jason Collins' coming out was seen as a step forward for LGBTQ equality in the NBA. But now, with no NBA team having signed him for the 2013-2014 season, many question whether he serves as a symbol of equality or of the NBA's lack of acceptance.
Collins was regarded as being the first active male professional athlete in a major North American team sport to...
Over the last few months, we’ve listened to Kanye West rant about various topics. Nike, the fashion industry, why Kim Kardashian should get a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. But this latest rant from his concert in Chicago is something most can appreciate.
Ye told the people of Chicago that Michael Jordan shouldn’t have been allowed to play for the Washington Wizards.
Washington Wizards 106, Boston Celtics 99 The Celtics met the Washington Wizards in Boston this afternoon after a 1-point loss to the Detroit Pistons Wednesday Night Boston shot well to start this afternoon's game, making six of their first eight shots, allowing the Celtics' to go on a 13-4 run against the Wizards in the opening minutes of the game. The Celtics were in...
Coming off a nail biting loss to the Pistons the Celts face another tough playoff bound team in the Washington Wizards Saturday afternoon in Boston. Brad Stevens had this to say about Washington: Brad Stevens on the Wizards: "We've got a team that is fully healthy and hot coming in here in Washington. It's a good test for us."— Boston Celtics (@celtics) December...