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Sneak Peak: Wizards Alternate Shorts

The Washington Wizards will introduce a new alternate uniform in 2014-15 season. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has a sneak peak of the team’s new shorts that appear to be blue, and features the Monument logo. New Wizards alternate shorts with "monument" logo pic.twitter.com/BNcmfLqPMV — darren rovell (@darrenrovell) July 21, 2014 There is no word official word if the jerseys...
Via KCM Sports
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Clippers trying to trade for Sam Cassell, pry him out of Washington

Sam Cassell just got done coaching Glen Rice Jr., Otto Porter and the rest of the Wizards’ Summer League team. Before that he helped recruit Paul Pierce to Washington as a free agent. Now Cassell could be the one lured away. Doc Rivers is still trying to fill out his Clippers staff after Alvin Gentry and Tyronn Lue were lured away, and he is trying to land Cassell, reports Adrian...
Via Pro Sports Daily
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Glen Rice Jr., Otto Porter Prove They Are Ready For Larger Roles

The Washington Wizards came to the Summer League this year looking for progress in the development of their two 2013 draft picks Otto Porter and Glen Rice, Jr. What they got was possibly a transformation of two rookies into key contributors in their hopes of a Southeast Division title in 2014-15. Rice averaged a league-leading 25 points while adding 7.8 rebounds and 2.5 steals, as...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grading the Washington Wizards’ free agency performance

Despite the departure of Trevor Ariza, the Washington Wizards bounced back with a few nice pickups via free agency. DeJuan Blair’s physicality can give the Wizards some extra fuel in the tank. If a grade was to be placed on the Washington Wizards’ performance during the free agency it should be an A+. No, not a mere A, but an actual A+! Okay, they may have lost Trevor Booker...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Could Paul Pierce and the Wizards be the team to beat in the East?

Last night the Wizards and Spurs played the most exciting game of summer league yet when Washington beat San Antonio 95-94 in the quarterfinals of the Las Vegas summer league quarterfinals.The game was punctuated when Glen Rice Jr., who had 36 points, sent the game into triple overtime on a corner three.Both Rice and last year's first round pick (number 3 overall) by the Wizards...
Via Celtics Life
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal says Paul Pierce brings the arrogance the Wizards need

One of the more interesting free agency signings of this year had to be Paul Pierce leaving the Brooklyn Nets for the Washington Wizards. At this time, Pierce projects to be the starting small forward in Washington and teammate Bradley Beal seems to be incredibly happy that Paul will be a members of the Wiz Kids. Check out the comment that he noted to Kyle Weidie of Truth About It...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Seraphin And Temple Signing Grades

Washington Wizards: Seraphin And Temple Signing Grades By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff… Kevin Seraphin Contract: 1 season, 3.8 million With little cap space remaining the Washington Wizards have to resign their own players and so they have (or will) resigned Kevin Seraphin to his qualifying deal of 3.8 million dollars. Their frontcourt is incredibly deep with...
Via HoopStuff
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden on Re-Signing with Wizards: ‘I Would Have Signed That Deal Blindfolded’

Forward Drew Gooden officially re-signed with the Wizards on Friday. Following his signing he told the Wizards Official Blog that he would have signed the deal “blindfolded”. “I’m excited!  Coming back I was joking I would have signed that deal blindfolded because how much I wanted to be a part of the organization.  Because of the fans, media, the energy from the crowd...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Diehardsport
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Hoop District
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards have put together a nice team

The Wizards have one of the best young backcourts in the NBA today. I'm not a huge fan of John Wall, but I think he's one of the best scoring point guards in the game, if not the best with Rose out of action for the past two seasons. Wall could take a lesson or two from another former Kentucky point guard in Rondo. Wall did have a career-high in assist last year with 8.8...
Via Celtics Today
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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!! ...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sports-Glory
6 days ago  |  1 Comment

Report: Trevor Ariza signs four-year deal with Rockets

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo sports, the Houston Rockets and free agent Trevor Ariza agreed to a four-year, $32 million deal. With a 4-year, $32M agreement for free agent Trevor Ariza, Houston could still match offer sheet for Chandler Parsons, source tells Yahoo. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014 Ariza had the best...
Via The Sideline
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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