Report: Washington to sign Jaleel Roberts

The Washington Wizards spent their offseason downsizing their roster. They signed Jared Dudley to play some stretch four and invested on the wing with guys like Alan Anderson, Gary Neal and Kelly Oubre Jr..  But no matter how fast the league drifts to the perimeter, seven footers will always be important. With that in mind, the Wizards have reportedly brought one in on a non-guaranteed...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards back in play for University of Maryland's Dez Wells?

By potentially opening up a roster spot if they trade Garrett Temple to the Utah Jazz (as has been rumored), the Washington Wizards may put themselves back in contention to sign undrafted free agent Dez Wells, a University of Maryland product who averaged 15.1 points on over 50 percent shooting from behind the three-point line last season.This all according to CSN Washington's J...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

What options do the Utah Jazz have at point guard?

Dante Exum tore his ACL playing for the Australian national team in a game against Slovenia It was officially released on Thursday of this week that Dante Exum suffered a torn ACL during an international game against Slovenia. Without question this injury will be a setback for the Utah Jazz who seem to now be forced to rely on either the streaky Trey Burke or the largely unproven...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Washington Wizards Afford to Trade Garrett Temple if the Utah Jazz Make an Offer?

Garrett Temple #17 of the Washington Wizards drives to the basket against the Boston Celtics during the game on December 27, 2014 at Verizon Center in Washington, District of Columbia. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Utah Jazz confirmed the worst Thursday. Promising 20-year-old point guard Dante Exum tore his ACL while playing in an exhibition game for the Australian...
Via The Sports Journal
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz Interested In Trading For Garrett Temple

The Utah Jazz have interest in trading for Garrett Temple of the Washington Wizards. The Jazz have a need at point guard with Dante Exum out indefinitely with a torn ACL. The Jazz have Trey Burke, Raul Neto and Bryce Cotton on their depth chart at point guard. Quin Snyder is a proponent of Temple who would help Utah's defense with Exum out.
Via RealGM
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Utah Jazz have interest in Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple

The Utah Jazz are in a bit of a bind, the result of last year's lottery pick Dante Exum's torn ACL.With their sights on the playoffs, Utah could be in position to replace Exum with a trade. And one target is reportedly Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple:Temple won't set the world on fire, but at 6'6" and nearly 200 pounds, he has good size and length for a point guard. He can...
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Jazz interested in acquiring Garrett Temple

The Utah Jazz are interested in acquiring guard Garrett Temple from the Washington Wizards. Utah is looking for guard depth after losing Dante Exum to a torn ACL on Tuesday.  Temple could provide the Jazz with depth at point guard and shooting guard.  Temple has played five NBA seasons with six different teams.  Before Temple joined the Wizards for the 2012-13 season, he played...
Via Hoops-Nation
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Garrett Temple exercises player option for next season

Although the Washington Wizards are still waiting on Paul Pierce's decision with his player option, backup guard Garrett Temple won't delay the decision any longer.According to a report from Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post, Temple has exercised his player option for the 2015-16 season.Here's more from the Washington Post:"Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple has exercised...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

The Best Of The Wizards From 2014-15, Vol. 3: The Blocks

It’s not easy to follow back-to-back posts on spectacular dunks and wizard-like passing highlights, but I’m going to make the case for John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Kris Humphries, and Garrett Temple to entertain you with some well-timed, fun to watch blocks. The Wizards as a team had 378 blocks on the season. Marcin Gortat accounted for 110, good […] The post The Best Of The...
Via Hoop District
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards: Taking The Next Step

As we wait and wait as the NBA takes a full week off before the NBA finals, lets take a look at what lies ahead for our Washington Wizards Of course the big news is Kevin Durant potentially “coming home”. But even if he does, that is still a year away. Kevin Durant Will "Go Home To DC" According To Anonymous NBA Player – ...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards With Monumental Comeback Win

Trailing by 21 points midway through the third period, the Wizards stormed back for a 113-97 win over the Sacramento Kings on Saturday night at the Verizon Center. Washington (38-28) winning their third straight behind a season high 31 points from John Wall, 20 of them coming after intermission. Wall also dished out ten of his 12 assists during the second half comeback. In addition...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards Hit Rock Bottom In Philly

It’s not a good thing… when a team that is trying to lose beats you. The Wizards falling for the sixth straight game, a 89-81 loss to the Sixers in Philadelphia on Friday night. .@NerlensNoel3 is ruthless. — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) February 28, 2015 The Wizards again shorthanded, playing without shooting guard Bradley Beal (stress reaction,...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards Tailspin Continues

The Wizards have won only twice in the past month, now losers of five straight after a 97-77 drubbing at the hands of the Timberwolves in Minnesota on Wednesday night. Perhaps Wednesday night’s loss can be contributed to the hype surrounding Kevin Garnett’s return to the T-Wolves. KG with only five points, but added eight rebounds a pair of assists and blocks and a steal along...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards Shortcomings at Wing Being Exposed

Photo by Keith Allison – Flickr The Washington Wizards downward spiral continued on Sunday in Detroit with a 106-89 loss at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Mich. After opening up an 11-point lead in the second quarter at 51-40, the Wizards were outscored 66-38 the final 26 minutes. The end result was their third straight loss and eighth in their last 10 games. The loss left the...
Via KCM Sports
February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Wizards Make Deadline Deal

With the NBA trade deadline looming, the Wizards made a deal to address the only weakness on their roster. Washington trading veteran point guard Andre Miller to the Sacramento Kings for combo guard Ramon Sessions. Ramon Sessions is thrilled about being traded to the Wizards, @JeffZillgitt reports: — USA TODAY Sports NBA (@usatodaynba) February 19, 2015...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
February 19, 2015  |  Discuss

17 Reasons I’ve Had It With Randy Wittman

Here with your semi-regular look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. In my last post, I wrote the following sentence about the Wizards head coach: “Randy Wittman doesn’t necessarily deserve to keep his job, but firing him would be the wrong move, at least during the season.” Anybody who knows me personally knows I have never been a fan of Wittman...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Are The Wizards Slumping Or Just Not Very Good?

Here with your semi-regular look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. Having lost seven of their last 10 games, things are looking somewhat bleak for the 32-20 Wizards. Most of the losses came against quality teams, adding to the narrative that the Wizards simply can’t hang with top teams, but two losses to the sub-.500 Hornets in four days and a handful...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Did Randy Wittman’s Trust in Bench Cost Wizards?

Playing in their fourth game in five nights, the Washington Wizards limped into Phoenix to close out their west coast road trip against the Suns. John Wall was ailing with a sprained ankle, migraines that he had been suffering through the past week, and depending on who you asked a possible sore Achilles. Meanwhile Paul Pierce was slowed by a nagging toe on his left foot that held...
Via KCM Sports
January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

4 Wizards Things to Watch This Week

Welcome back to a new weekly series by Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The Wizards have lost two of three games for the first time this season, and, though they still have the second-best record in the East at 10-5, they’re now 2.5 games behind Toronto for the top spot, and only a half-game above Chicago. Luckily, the next two weeks or so should be one of the easier...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
November 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Cavaliers-Wizards pregame dribbles

Tipoff: Quicken Loans Arena, Cleveland, 7 p.m. Records: Cavaliers 6-7; Wizards 9-4. TV: FOX Sports Ohio (Cavaliers Live pre-game at 6:30). Radio: WTAM 1100-AM, WMMS 100.7-FM; Cavaliers Radio Network. Projected Starters Wizards: C Marcin Gortat; PF Nene Hilario; SF Paul Pierce; SG Garrett Temple; PG John Wall. Cavaliers: C Anderson Varejao; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG Mike...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Infirmary: Week 4 Injury Analysis

Young players Michael Carter-Williams and Victor Oladipo returned to their respective teams last week, after missing the first few weeks due to injury. This week, the Washington Wizards welcomed back shooting guard Bradley Beal. He came off the bench to a standing ovation (or rather, the 25 fans in attendance stood up and cheered), but impressed in his first game of the season. In...
Via Razzball Basketball
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

5 Wizards Things To Watch This Week

Welcome to the first in a weekly series of looks at the Wizards is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The NBA season is long and, if you aren’t hardcore, excessive. The average fan probably watches less than 20 full regular season games, so don’t feel bad; we’re here for you. Here are five Wizards things to watch this week. 1. Bradley Beal Is Back! This is...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards lean on their ‘Big Three’ off the bench

John Wall shot 6 of 17 from the field. Paul Pierce made just two field goals. Neither scored in the fourth quarter and yet the Washington Wizards were still able to pull off a 98-93 win over the Orlando Magic. For the third straight game the Wizards turned to their bench and they delivered. Rasual Butler, Kris Humphries, and Otto Porter scored 24 of the Wizards’ 29 points in the...
Via KCM Sports
November 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Garrett Temple cooling off?

Through the first week of the season everyone was crowing Garrett Temple as the next Trevor Ariza, another product of John Wall’s passing generosity, with four consecutive games with at least 12 points along with a .552 three point shooting percentage. Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman deemed Temple as the team’s “utility infielder.” Temple was playing tough defense...
Via KCM Sports
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 107 Pistons 103

THE SCORE Wizards 107 Pistons 103 THE RECORD Washington is now 6-2 overall and 3-0 at home. ANYTHING ELSE? Yeah, the Wiz have not win six of their first eight games since 1975-76, the glory days of the franchise with Elvin Hayes and Wes Unseld playing for Dick Motta. The Wiz haven’t been 3-0 at home since 2006-07. WHY THE WIZARDS WON After playing very little defense for...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
November 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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