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The Wizards’ offseason went about as smoothly as they could have imagined

Last Friday evening, just before 10 p.m., the Washington Wizards capped their offseason with an exclamation point. At a time when few expected it, news broke that John Wall had agreed to the designated veteran player extension which will rightfully make him the team’s wealthiest player beginning in 2019. While Wall’s contract extension might have landed […]
Via Wizards Insider
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Snider: Can John Wall Scale NBA Heights?

The Washington Wizards are finally spending big money. But will it get even bigger results? John Wall signed a $170 million extension on Saturday that keeps him in Washington through 2024. Along with guards Bradley Beal and Otto Porter, the Redskins have a trio that can match most top teams. But the Wiz are now salary cap poor and still need a big man and more bench help to improve...
Via CBS DC
18 hours ago

Timeline to create Wizards' G-League team and practice facility becoming more clear

The Wizards' G-League team will not play it's first game until the fall of 2018, but its creation process is well underway and later this
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
22 hours ago

With core three, Junkies feel Wizards have a good shot at a championship

With all of the offseason moves in the NBA, the Junkies feel the Wizards have a shot at being the top in the East in years to come.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

John Wall's journey from good to elite

Wizards fans have loved the last seven years of John Wall, and now they have several more years to look forward to.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago

John Wall, Wizards Agree to $170M, 4-year Extension

A person familiar with the deal says that All-Star point guard John Wall has agreed to a $170 million, four-year contract extension with the Washington Wizards that will start with the 2019 season. The person confirmed the terms of the agreement to The Associated Press on Friday night on condition of anonymity because the deal had not been announced. Wall is a four-time Eastern...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago

John Wall Agrees to Super Max Extension with Wizards

BREAKING: Wizards and John Wall Reportedly Agree to Massive Extension The post John Wall Agrees to Super Max Extension with Wizards appeared first on KCM Sports.
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago

Ted Leonsis: “I predict John Wall will sign” extension with Wizards

For the first time in franchise history, the Washington Wizards have become a luxury-tax paying team and on Wednesday, majority owner Ted Leonsis indicated he will continue to spend to keep the core intact. “I think we’ve proven that we have as much resources and as much tools as anybody in the league and we’re in […]
Via Wizards Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards owner predicts John Wall will sign designated player extension

Will the Washington Wizards be able to lock down John Wall long-term? The team’s owner certainly thinks so.Ted Leonsis said Wednesday that his prediction was that Wall would ultimately sign the designated player extension he has been offered, and he hopes there will be “no drama” in the negotiation. Wall has over $40 million a year on the table from Washington, but he’s waiting...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat meets Prince William, invites him to a Wizards game

Marcin Gortat’s summer trips to his native Poland tend to produce quality photo opportunities, like when the Wizards center posed with a pig in a Polish shopping center two years ago and introduced the world to the giraffe he calls his “godson” at the Warsaw Zoo last June. On Monday, Gortat had the pleasure of meeting Prince […]
Via DC Sports Blog
7 days ago

Jodie Meeks meets new Wizards teammates, prepares to join a winning squad

Jodie Meeks has spent the past few days in Las Vegas getting to know his new Washington Wizards teammates. He already has a connection with the point guard — Meeks was the University of Kentucky upperclassman assigned to host a young John Wall during his campus visit in 2009. Also, Meeks has a working knowledge of Tim […]
Via Wizards Insider
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards match Otto Porter’s max offer sheet from Nets

The Wizards showed they were serious about keeping Otto Porter by matching the offer sheet from the Nets.Earlier in the week, Porter agreed to a $106 million max deal with the Nets. It had been reported Washington would match any offers Porter received and, as Candace Buckner of The Washington Post reports, the Wizards did just that on Saturday. This past season, Porter finished...
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards likely to match Otto Porter offer sheet after letting Bogdanovic go

The Washington Wizards made a move on Friday that seems to have a more significant meaning.The Wizards renounced the rights to Bojan Bogdanovic. Bogdanovic is set to sign with the Indiana Pacers on a two-year, $21 million deal, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski.Bogdanovic is a good player and not someone the already depth-deprived Wizards would want to let go. So why are they...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards offer John Wall four-year, $170 million extension

If the Washington Wizards get their way, point guard John Wall will not be going anywhere any time soon. According to ESPN’s Brian Windhorst, Washington offered Wall a “supermax” extension for four years at nearly $170 million.While the deal would pay Wall north of $42 million per year, a quick decision is not expected.“Wall will sit down and discuss the offer with his agent...
Via Sportsnaut
24 days ago  |  Discuss

2017 Offseason Preview: Washington Wizards

The Washington Wizards have made the playoffs in three of the past four seasons, losing in the second round in each of those appearances. Each playoff appearance has been on the backs of the core group of John Wall, Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat and Otto Porter. At the trade deadline in 2016, the Wizards added a fifth staple in starting power forward Markieff Morris. And prior to last...
Via RealGM - NBA
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Carmelo may be open to trade to Wizards, Sixers

A new report concerning Carmelo Anthony’s uncertain future with the New York Knicks suggests the superstar is “toying with the idea of orchestrating” a trade to either the Washington Wizards or Philadelphia 76ers.Frank Isola of the New York Daily News reports sources close to Anthony say he’s interested in such potential trades as it would allow him to stay close to his son...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall is recruiting Paul George to the Wizards

John Wall of the Washington Wizards doesn’t mind competing in the arms race created by the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors. With everyone knowing Paul George wants away from the Indiana Pacers, Wall doesn’t have a problem openly recruiting PG13 to his team. ESPN.com’s Marc Spears caught up with Wall on Monday: “I am talking to some guys — Paul. I know his...
Via The Sports Daily
28 days ago  |  Discuss
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