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Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m. The short-handed Washington Wizards were thin in the frontcourt as they again fell in a season opener. With Nene and DeJuan Blair likely back from one-game suspensions Thursday night, the Wizards will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success against the Orlando Magic. Among Washington's notable absences...
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Washington Wizards at Orlando Magic game preview

TV: FOX Sports Florida Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6 p.m. The short-handed Washington Wizards were thin in the frontcourt as they again fell in a season opener. With Nene and DeJuan Blair likely back from one-game suspensions Thursday night, the Wizards will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success against the Orlando Magic. Among Washington's notable absences...
Via Fox Sports Florida
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards-Magic Preview

The short-handed Washington Wizards were thin in the frontcourt as they again fell in a season opener. With Nene and DeJuan Blair likely back from one-game suspensions Thursday night, the Wizards will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success against the Orlando Magic. Among Washington's notable absences Wednesday in Miami were Bradley Beal (wrist) and Martell Webster...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

2014/15 Washington Wizards: Rising Sideways

<img class="alignnone size-medium wp-image-1634" src="http://cdn1.bloguin.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/130/2013/12/John-Wall-shoots-a-layup-versus-Atlanta-221x300.jpg" alt=""<strong" /> (John Wall by Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports)   It’s that magical time of year in the NBA, when hope springs eternal and all teams think that the upcoming...
Via Hoops Manifesto
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Preseason Predicitons: Eastern Conference – Southeast

Frontrunner - Atlanta Hawks For years, it has been the Atlanta Hawks finishing 2nd in the Southeast division, right behind LeBron James and the Miami Heat. Last season proved to be much of the same as they were 16-13 to start the year, but then former All-Star Al Horford suffered a torn pectoral that ended his season, and it was almost season-ending for the Hawks as they went 22...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Top 10 2014-2015 NBA MVP Candidates

The 2014-15 NBA season kicks off on Tuesday. And when compared to the past few years, there’s more uncertainty than normal. There are big-name players in new places (looking at you LeBron James), players returning from major injuries (I see you Derrick Rose and Kobe Bryant), teams who are getting older, and teams who are maturing. As much as we want to pretend the annual MVP award...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 NBA Previews: Washington Wizards

There has been little wizardry in Washington over the past few years. The Arenas-Butler-Jamison core failed, and Arenas went into a tailspin. Washington got so bad they were granted the first pick, and finally after a few tries they made it to the post-season. After paying premium to make it there, there’s a question of what happens now with this mix of young guys and veterans...
Via Analytics Game
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014-15 Washington Wizards: What does each player need to do?

Photo Credit: wizofawes.com   The NBA pre-season is almost complete. Exhibition games featuring unfamiliar teams and players are done . The Washington Wizards, coming off an appearance in the Eastern Conference semi-finals last season, seem poised to go a bit further in this campaign. At present, Washington is 4-3 in the preseason, with a game at New York on Wednesday to finish...
Via DC Sports-Kings
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Lucas III Joins Washington Wizards

John Lucas III in one his four NBA jerseys. After being with four teams point guard John Lucas III has signed with the Washington Wizards. The decision was made following the temporary loss of Bradley Beal, who will be sitting out for the next six weeks due to a wrist injury. John Lucas has played for several teams including the Houston Rockets, Toronto Raptors, Chicago Bulls and...
Via Basketball Bicker
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA 30 Teams/30 Days Preview: Washington Wizards

Editor's note: This is the 20th of Sam Amico's 30 NBA team previews entering the 2014-15 season. Projected Starters C Marcin Gortat; PF Nene Hilario; SF Paul Pierce; SG Bradley Beal (when healthy); PG John Wall. Key Reserves G-F Martell Webster; PF Kris Humphries; PF-C DeJuan Blair; SF Otto Porter Jr.; C Kevin Seraphin; PG Andre Miller; PF Drew Gooden; SG Glen Rice Jr.; SF...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
9 days ago  |  Discuss

'Best backcourt' in NBA? Wizards have to prove it

WASHINGTON (AP) Bradley Beal caused a bit of a stir on Washington Wizards media day when he proclaimed: ''I think we're definitely the best backcourt in the league.'' Less well-documented was the second half of his statement: ''At the same time, we've got to prove it.'' The Wizards have come a long way, brash enough to be talking about being...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: Wizards to sign guard John Lucas III

ESPN’s Marc Stein is reporting that the Washington Wizards are close to signing veteran guard John Lucas III in a deal to strengthen the teams backcourt options. This is not the first time the Wizards have shown interest in the Washington, D.C. born player and son of former NBA player and coach John Lucas. The move would boslter a Wizards backcourt that will be missing shooting...
Via DC Sports-Kings
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: 5 Options In Replacing Bradley Beal

Washington Wizards: 5 Options In Replacing Bradley Beal By Brandon Hartman: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… The early preseason “I am better than you” trash talk between both Washington and Cleveland’s backcourts looked to reignite a rivalry and set the stage for some mouth watering showdowns throughout the season, but an ill timed injury has seemingly shelved the first potential...
Via HoopStuff
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Injury Update: Bradley Beal undergoes surgery, will miss about 6 weeks

Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards’ promising young shooting guard out of Florida, has broken his wrist. The injury occurred during Washington’s preseason game this past Friday against the Charlotte Hornets.Hornets’ rookie PJ Hairston fouled Beal late in the second quarter of the contest and Beal proceeded to make the two ensuing free throws, but left the court following...
Via Sports Injury Alert
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Rice, Jr. ‘day-to-day’ with sprained ankle

The injury bug is going around the Washington Wizards. Already down Bradley Beal for approximately six weeks with a broken wrist, Glen Rice, Jr. suffered a sprained ankle in Wednesday night’s 101-95 win over the Israeli basketball club, Macabbi Haifa. Head coach Randy Wittman said Rice is “day-to-day.” Wittman says Rice's right ankle is pretty swollen. The dreaded "...
Via KCM Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Pick Up Rookie Options On Bradley Beal, Otto Porter

The Washington Wizards have exercised the fourth-year contract option on Bradley Beal and the third-year contract option on Otto Porter. "Bradley and Otto are both big pieces of the core group of players that we will build around as we continue to improve our team," Ernie Grunfeld said in a statement. "We look forward to them playing significant roles in our success...
Via RealGM
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards exercise contract options on G Beal, F Porter

  The Washington Wizards have exercised their fourth-year contract option on guard Bradley Beal and their third-year option on forward Otto Porter. The Wizards announced the moves Tuesday. Both players were taken with the No. 3 overall pick in their respective drafts. Beal was selected in 2012 and averaged 17.5 points last season. He broke a bone in his left wrist in a preseason...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards exercise contract options on Beal, Porter

WASHINGTON (AP) The Washington Wizards have exercised their fourth-year contract option on guard Bradley Beal and their third-year option on forward Otto Porter. The Wizards announced the moves Tuesday. Both players were taken with the No. 3 overall pick in their respective drafts. Beal was selected in 2012 and averaged 17.5 points last season. He broke a bone in his left wrist...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Securing the future: Wizards exercise options on Bradley Beal Otto Porter

Broken bones don’t phase Ernie Grunfeld. Well, at least not broken bones on non-shooting wrists. A disheartening past few days for Bradley Beal lead up to the refreshing news from just an hour ago as the Wizards, via press release, have announced that they will be exercising the fourth-year contract option on their esteemed shooting […] The post Securing the future: Wizards exercise...
Via Hoop District
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal to be in cast 10 days following surgery on broken wrist

Bradley Beal underwent successful surgery on his broken left wrist on Sunday. The Washington Wizards’ shooting guard said he will be in a cast for about 10 days before he is able to work out. Beal just gave an update on his wrist, said he'll be in soft cast for approx 10 days and then begin working out again — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) October 14, 2014 Bradley...
Via KCM Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards season preview: Player Projections

A nice mix of fresh faces and returning players makeup the roster of the Washington Wizards and many NBA followers are wondering how this unit will play during the season. Part three of isportsweb’s season preview of the Wizards breaks down some projections for the key players on the squad. The fans of our nation’s capital want to know what they can look forward to from their...
Via isportsweb.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal To Undergo Surgery For Hand Fracture

Bradley Beal underwent an MRI exam on Saturday that revealed a non-displaced fracture of the scaphoid bone in his left (non-shooting) wrist that will require surgery, the Washington Wizards announced. The injury occurred in the first quarter of a preseason game against Charlotte on Oct. 10. A timeline for Beal’s recovery will be announced following his surgery. NBA.com and the...
Via RealGM
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal needs wrist surgery, out indefinitely

WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will need surgery on his left wrist, and it’s not clear yet how long he’ll be sidelined. Beal had an MRI exam Saturday that showed he has a non-displaced fracture of a bone in his non-shooting wrist. He was hurt in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. The Wizards said Saturday...
Via NESN.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards guard Beal needs surgery after breaking left wrist

  Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will need surgery on his left wrist and it's not clear yet how long he'll be sidelined. Beal had an MRI exam Saturday that showed he has a non-displaced fracture of a bone in his non-shooting wrist. He was hurt in the first quarter of a preseason game against Charlotte on Friday night. The Wizards said Saturday that they will announce...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Bradley Beal needs left wrist surgery

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will need surgery on his left wrist and it's not clear yet how long he'll be sidelined. Beal had an MRI exam Saturday that showed he has a non-displaced fracture of a bone in his non-shooting wrist. He was hurt in the first quarter of a preseason game against Charlotte on Friday night. The Wizards said Saturday that they...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss
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