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
4 hours 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
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Out 6-8 Weeks - Broken Wrist

The Washington Wizards will start the NBA season without Bradley Beal, who will be sidelined for up to 2 months with a broken wrist. In April of his rookie season, he broke his leg, ending his season, limited him to just 56 games (46 starts). He suffered numerous injuries that season. However, last season he was healthy enough to start 73 games for the Wizards and averaged 17...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Agree To Deal With Vander Blue

The Washington Wizards have reached agreement with guard Vander Blue for a contract to training camp, league sources told RealGM.With Garrett Temple dealing with a nagging injury heading into camp, the Wizards had brought Blue and other guards into workouts over the past couple days. Blue also worked out for the San Antonio Spurs last week, but Washington leaned toward a deal with...
Via RealGM
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Player Previews 2014: Garrett Temple

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 75, 0 Total minutes, per game: 638, 13.3 Points per game: 1.8 Field goals: 51-141 (.362) Assists per game: 1.0 Steals per game 0.5 Garrett Temple is undoubtedly that guy that every team has on their bench. Some call them minute eaters, others use the phrase role players, and […] The post Wizards Player Previews 2014: Garrett Temple appeared...
Via Hoop District
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Washington Wizards: The Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Tashan Reed: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Moves Made: *Sign and Traded for Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair *Signed Paul Pierce *Resigned Drew Gooden, Marcin Gortat, Andre Miller, Garrett Temple, and Kevin Seraphin *Gave Head Coach Randy Wittman an extension Strongest: Signing Paul Pierce After losing Trevor Ariza...
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August 01, 2014  |  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...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Heat showing interest in Garrett Temple? Not so fast

The NBA rumor mill churned out countless stories recently about planes headed to visit LeBron James, a pickup game involving Carmelo Anthony and Chris Bosh receiving a max contract offer. On Monday, it briefly stopped focusing on those three headliners just long enough for a mention of Wizards free agent guard Garrett Temple. Per Tim Reynolds with the Associated Press, Temple is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Garrett Temple Garnering Orlando’s Interest

Yahoo Sports’ Marc Spears believes the Orlando Magic are one of a few teams interesting in signing Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple. The 28-year-old is an unrestricted free agent who made $916,099 in ’13-’14. Wizards interested in bringing free agent point guard Garrett Temple back, source said, but Miami, Orlando, Chicago also expressed interest. — Marc J. Spears...
Via Magic Basketball Online
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards’ Top 5 Internal Free Agency Decisions

  Photo Credit: The Wizards’ season has come to a close, at the hands of the Indiana Pacers. All in all, Washington had a pretty good year. Forty-four wins in the regular season, a first-round series win, and a couple of victories against a pretty good Pacers’ team. Like every team, Washington has the opportunity to shape the roster in a quest for improvement...
Via DC Sports-Kings
May 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards advance to Eastern conference semi-finals

The most exciting time of the year (for me) is well underway. The 2014 NBA playoffs kicked off Saturday, April 19 and have been nothing short of jaw-dropping since then. Among a slew of enjoyable match-ups was a very interesting one in that of the Washington Wizards and the Chicago Bulls. I mean, it’s the Wizards. This year is the first one that the Wizards have appeared in the...
Via Gumbeaux Sports
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Seraphin does the Street Fighter Nae Nae dance

We here at That NBA Lottery Pick are huge fans of the Nae Nae dance and well, Washington Wizards Kevin Seraphin decided to put a new spin on it. Check out the below Instagram video which shows Seraphin adding the “Street Fighter Hadouken” move to the classic dance with teammate, Garrett Temple: HADOUKEN!!! *** Serpahin does Street Fighter Nae Nae [@crabdribbles] Seraphin image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards players take part in Special Olympics basketball game

Photo: Wizards guard John Wall took the court Thursday night but this time in a referees uniform. This is because Wall was the referee for a game played in the Special Olympics D.C. Unified Basketball League. The Wizards took part in this event for the third straight year in hopes of raising awareness to try and end the use of the “R” word. The Special Olympics...
Via DC Sports-Kings
March 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Looking For Point Guard Depth

The Washington Wizards have had a nice year so far, 25-25 5th in the East at the moment. Point guard John Wall has played like an All Star all year, but his back ups have under performed. Washington was relying on point guard Eric Maynor to back up John Wall, but he has disappointed. Maynor in a down year has been demoted to 3rd string, and at the moment guard Garrett Temple is the...
Via KC Sports Ninja
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards Interested In Trading For Backup Point Guard

The Washington Wizards are interested in acquiring a backup point guard before the deadline, according to a source. The Wizards have Garrett Temple and Eric Maynor on the depth chart behind John Wall. The source, however, isn't optimistic of the Wizards' ability of executing a trade.
Via RealGM
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards' Martell Webster game-time decision versus Jazz

The Washington Wizards defeated the Phoenix Suns on Friday night by the score of 101-95. The win moved the Wizards back to .500 at 21-21, third in the Southeast Division.  Small forward Martell Webster did not play because of the flu and is questionable for tonight's game against the Utah Jazz.J. Michael,  Wizards insider for CSN Washington, tweeted the following on Webster...
Via Sports Injury Alert
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards, Forty-One Games In. The Season’s Half-Over Already?

  Photo Credit:   Wednesday night’s home overtime loss to Boston marked the half-way point in Washington’s regular season schedule. The Wizards’ identity should be clear to all by now. This team plays to its potential from time to time (see the 15 January win against Miami). Unfortunately, the team also has periods where it plays well below its capacity (see the...
Via DC Sports-Kings
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington holds off Philadelphia, 107-99

The Washington Wizards led the Philadelphia 76ers by 20 points with seven minutes remaining Monday when Coach Randy Wittman looked toward the end of his bench and decided it was a good time to give seldom-used rookie Otto Porter Jr. and third-year swingman Chris Singleton a chance to finish the game with fellow reserves Kevin Seraphin, Martell Webster and Garrett Temple. The lead...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Golden State 112, Washington 96, Game 31 of 82 (Wizards 14-17)

Photo Credit: Sunday night, Washington took the court attempting to break a two-game losing streak. After a frustrating home loss to Toronto Friday night, the Wizards wanted to get a win against their guests from the Bay Area. The Golden State Warriors were in town, on their fifth road game of a seven-game road trip, having  won the four previous road games, before arriving...
Via DC Sports-Kings
January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Nuggets game preview: “So what was all that one in a million talk?”

Denver (12-8) at Washington (9-10) December 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: Washington Wizards C- Marcin Gortat, PF- Jan Vesely, SF- Trevor Ariza, SG- The ghost of Gilbert Arenas? or Garrett Temple, PG- John Wall Denver Nuggets C– J.J. Hickson, F- Kenneth […]The post Wizards vs. Nuggets game...
Via Hoop District
December 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Lakers game preview: Filling the void

L.A. Lakers (7-7) at Washington (5-8) November 26, 2013 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: Washington Wizards C- Marcin Gortat, PF- Nene, SF- Martell Webster, SG- Garrett Temple, PG- John Wall Los Angeles Lakers C- Pau Gasol, PF- Jordan Hill, SF- Wesley Johnson, SG- […]The post Wizards vs. Lakers game...
Via Hoop District
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Spur Temple still following 'the spurs way' from afar

AT&T CENTER – Washington Wizards guard Garrett Temple returned to San Antonio Wednesday as the Spurs defeated the Wizards 92-79. Temple spent 19 games in the 2009-10 season with the Spurs and just three games in the 2010-11 season, but in his short stint as a Spur, he learned some valuable lessons that he’s carried with him all the way to today. Before the Spurs and Wizards...
Via Project Spurs
November 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Temple adjusts to logging more time at point

The role for Garrett Temple is changing. Though not really. Initially viewed as a shooting guard as he bounced around the NBA the Wizards have given him more point-guard duties. That means most of his minutes will come behind John Wall and Eric Maynor rather than Bradley Beal. "He's like a great utility player in baseball. He can play the 1 he can play the 2 he can play...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Garrett Temple To Assume 'Utility Player' Role For Wizards

The Washington Wizards are banking on the versatility of Garrett Temple again this season. Temple is unlikely to make 36 starts like he did last season, but Randy Wittman praised the 6-foot-6 swingman. “He’s like a great utility player in baseball,” Wittman said of Temple. “I want guys who are very versatile in what they do. It gives you different options in the course...
Via RealGM
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Wizards again banking on Garrett Temple’s versatility

For the first time since going undrafted out of LSU in 2009 Garrett Temple enters a season without the pressure of having to prove that he deserves to make an NBA team. Temple finally received the commitment that he long sought in July when the Washington Wizards rewarded him with a one-year guaranteed contract. But when he arrived in Washington last month before training camp Temple...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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