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Wizards agree to $4M, 1-year deal with SG Alan Anderson

WASHINGTON (AP) Free-agent shooting guard Alan Anderson has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards that should become official later this week. Anderson's agent, Mark Bartelstein, confirmed the terms of the deal on Tuesday. Teams cannot sign deals with free agents until Thursday. The 6-foot-6 Anderson played the past two years with the Brooklyn Nets...
Via AP on Fox
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Alan Anderson Agrees To One-Year, $4M Deal With Wizards

Alan Anderson has agreed upon a one-year, $4 million deal with the Washington Wizards. Anderson will receive part of Washington's mid-level exception that they were hoping David West would take. Anderson has spent the past two season with the Brooklyn Nets. Anderson had a PER of 10.6 last season with the Nets.
Via RealGM
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Are The Wizards Done?

With the attention now turning to Summer League play, is the Wizards 2015-’16 roster nearly set? The top targets, Paul Pierce and David West have taken their talents to Los Angeles and San Antonio. Kelly Oubre, Jared Dudley and Gary Neal have been added bringing the roster to 13 players. Plenty of people were surprised Paul Pierce departed for L.A., Bradley Beal wasn't one of...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards, Gary Neal Agree Upon One-Year, $2.1M Deal

The Washington Wizards have agreed upon a one-year, $2.1 million deal with Gary Neal. The Wizards used its bi-annual exception upon Neal. Neal grew up in Baltimore and gets to play close to home with John Wall and Bradley Beal. Beal last played with the Minnesota Timberwolves.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: It’s Porter Time

Free agency is underway and one thing is certain: the Washington Wizards will be without the Truth. Paul Pierce chose to sign a three year deal worth $10.6 million with the Los Angeles Clippers to reunite with coach Doc Rivers. The departure of Pierce leaves the team without the veteran leader who brought an old school toughness to the organization. Yet there doesn’t seem to be...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Gary Neal Signing Grade

(Source: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images North America) By Brandon Hartman: Wizards Homer at Hoopstuff… Contract: 1 year, 2.1 million While some teams have been busy trying to spend big money on the shiny and expensive diamonds of the free agent market, the Washington Wizards have quietly gone about their business searching for hidden gems in the salvage pile. A day after making a strong...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Poised to Profit from Rising NBA Salary Cap

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards drives against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder on January 21, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The NBA salary cap jumped from roughly $63.1 million season to between $67.1 and $69 million for the 2015-16 NBA season, and it is expected to skyrocket to $89 million in 2016-17 and...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Jared Dudley Trade Grade

Oct. 28, 2014 – Source: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images North America) By Brandon Hartman: Washington Homer at Hoopstuff… Washington Wizards trade a future second round and use a trade exception for the Milwaukee Bucks Jared Dudley. Just 24 hours after losing starting small forward and locker room leader Paul Pierce to the Los Angeles Clippers, the Washington Wizards front office...
Via HoopStuff
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Welcome Kelly Oubre Jr.

The Washington Wizards traded their No. 19 pick, along with two future second-rounders in last week’s draft to the Atlanta Hawks, and moved up four spots to select Kansas forward Kelly Oubre Jr. The Wizards saw Oubre fall to No. 15, and pounced on the opportunity to add the much-needed wing depth to their roster. With Paul Pierce’s imminent free agent departure and with the jury...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Exploring Trade Of Nene

The Washington Wizards are shopping Nene this offseason. Washington would like to trade Nene into another team's cap space to create room to sign David West. The Denver Nuggets traded Nene to the Wizards in 2012 just months after signing him to a new contract.
Via RealGM
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The Good, Bad, and Ugly of Wizards Acquiring Jared Dudley

Needing to regroup after Paul Pierce spurned them for the Los Angeles Clippers, the Washington Wizards have at least found one solution in trading a protected second-round pick to the Milwaukee Bucks for versatile forward Jared Dudley. The Wizards used their larger trade exception with the maximum of $4.625 million to acquire Dudley. Initially looking at the good and bad of this...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards agree to acquire Bucks' Dudley for pick

Moving on after learning they'll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick. A person familiar with the negotiations between the Wizards and Bucks described the deal to The Associated Press on Thursday night on condition of anonymity, because it can't become official...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Free Agency And Summer League

With Paul Pierce signing with the Los Angeles Clippers, the Wizards move on to Plan B. Bye, D.C. Paul Pierce reportedly agrees to 3-year deal with Clippers: http://t.co/lM3fJZEB3n #NBA pic.twitter.com/SJ7LRpDh62 — NBA.com (@NBAcom) July 1, 2015 But what exactly is their Plan B? The Wizards have two player exemptions and two trade exemptions. Ten veterans are under contract...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Close To Trade With Bucks For Jared Dudley

The Washington Wizards are closing in on a trade for Jared Dudley. Dudley opted into his $4.25 million contract with the Milwaukee Bucks on the final day before free agency. Dudley will help the Wizards replace Paul Pierce.
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Wizards preparing for a run at Kevin Durant?

After the Washington Wizards lost Paul Pierce to the Los Angeles Clippers in free agency, the focus on the future of the franchise has shifted a bit.While the Wizards will still try and compete for a title this upcoming season, there might be a balance struck between winning and now and planning to build a dynasty down the line.Here's more from Jerry Brewer of the Washington Post...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards are interested in C.J. Watson

The Washington Wizards may not have the cap space to compete for some of the bigger names in free agency, but that doesn't mean they won't be active on the market. The Wizards could use more depth behind John Wall and Bradley Beal, and three-point shooting remains a need as well. With that in mind, the Wizards are reportedly showing interest in free agent guard C.J. Watson, who...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierce leaves for L.A., what’s next for Wizards?

On Monday July 1, the first day of free agency, Paul Pierce opted against signing with the Wizards to return to his hometown Los Angeles and sign with the Clippers. Pierce’s deal is for $10.8 million over three seasons and reunites him with his former coach, Doc Rivers, with whom he won a championship with on the Celtics in 2008. Pierce was an important cog in the Wizards’ rotation...
Via isportsweb.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Joins Clippers On Three-Year $10M Deal

A photo posted by The Truth (@paulpierce) on Jun 28, 2015 at 5:17pm PDT Veteran forward and LA native Paul Pierce will return for another season, rejoining former head coach Doc Rivers in Los Angles to play for the Clippers on a three-year $10 million deal. Free agent Paul Pierce has agreed to a three-year deal with the Clippers, league sources tells Yahoo Sports. ...
Via Hooped Up
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Los Angeles Clippers will sign Paul Pierce

The Truth is headed to Hollywood. According to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times, Paul Pierce will sign a free-agent contract with the Los Angeles Clippers. League source says Clippers will sign Paul Pierce. — Ben Bolch (@latbbolch) July 1, 2015   TNT’s David Aldridge reports the deal is worth $10.5 million over the three years. Pierce, 37, spent 15 seasons with...
Via Sportsnaut
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Agrees to Deal with Los Angels Clippers

The Los Angeles Clippers have been hoping to sign veteran small forward Paul Pierce all season long, and it appears that Doc Rivers was able to do just that. According to a report from Clippers’ beat writer Dan Woike, the Clippers have agreed to a contract with the veteran power forward. #Clippers have agreed to a deal with Paul Pierce, per NBA source — Dan Woike (@DanWoikeSports...
Via Hoops-Nation
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards Offer Paul Pierce Two-year Deal with Team Option

The Washington Wizards remain “increasingly optimistic” in re-signing the savvy veteran forward Paul Pierce, according to multiple reports. The team contacted Pierce immediately once the NBA free agency begin. Washington hopes to bring Pierce back to man the coveted stretch-four position. A role he successfully played during this past postseason, as the Wizards advanced to the...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards aren't expected to trade Nene

Washington Wizards big man Nene is no stranger to trade rumors, but it doesn't appear he'll be changing teams this offseason. Nene will be on the final year of a deal worth $13 million this season, but he may be tough to move this offseason.Here's more from J. Michael at CSN Washington: The Wizards, CSNwashington.com has confirmed through two persons with knowledge of the situation...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman says Wizards need a better stretch 4

After a strong season and a nice run in the playoffs, the Washington Wizards will most likely make small tweaks to their roster instead of large overhauls. Given their lack of flexibility under the salary cap, the Wizards will probably make small additions in free agency.What does Wizards head coach Randy Wittman think the team needs in order to become more competitive against the...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Increasingly Optimistic About Re-Signing Paul Pierce

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsPaul Pierce is without question one of the more intriguing free agents on the market, and most reports have him choosing between either the Washington Wizards or Los Angeles Clippers in free agency. According to a recent report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Wizards are increasingly optimistic that they will be able to re-sign him when free agency opens...
Via Hoops-Nation
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards: Free Agency

NBA free agency begins on Wednesday. The Wizards are limited, but Paul Pierce could return and tops their wish list. Morning tip: Where Wizards stand with 5 'openings' entering free agency http://t.co/CnbIUtfE2a #WizardsTalk #NBA @CSNWizards — J. Michael (@JMichaelCSN) June 30, 2015 ROSTER The Wizards have eleven players under contract, if you include rookie Kelly Oubre. Nene’s...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
7 days ago  |  Discuss
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