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Wizards reach out to Ray Allen again

The Wizards have reached out to Ray Allen -- again -- in hopes of convincing the 39-year-old, if he decides to play rather than retire, to come to D.C., CSNwashington.com confirmed via multiple persons with knowledge of the situation Friday. While making another contact, after doing so early in the free agent process that opened July 1, doesn't improve their chances of landing...
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington Bullet Rex Chapman arrested for shoplifting at Apple store

In the ‘Where Are they Now?’ category, former Washington Bullets guard Rex Chapman was arrested in Arizona on charges of theft after allegedly stealing $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store. MORE: Chapman is alleged to have swiped items through Apples' self-checkout & then sell them at a pawn shop for cash. pic.twitter.com/0kO6HJkJRI — AZ Family (@azfamily...
Via KCM Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards once again reached out to Ray Allen

Earlier this summer the Washington Wizards reportedly reached out to Ray Allen to see if he would be interested in joining his former teammate Paul Pierce in coming to Washington. While Allen continues to weigh his options on either returning to the NBA for his 19th season or settling for retirement, J. Michael of CSNWashington.com reports the Wizards have reached out once again...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards don't appear interested in J.J. Barea anymore

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been trying to get someone to take J.J. Barea off their hands for quite some time, and the latest report says he'll either be traded or bought out of his contract and released. It doesn't appear the Wizards, who came close to trading for him last season, will jump to get him now barring an 11th-hour change of course. The Wizards need another...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Player Previews 2014: Glen Rice, Jr.

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 11, 1 Total minutes, per game: 109, 9.9 Points per game: 2.9 Field goals: 11-37 (.297) Assists per game: 0.6 Steals per game 0.5 Two summers ago, the Wizards made a trade with the Philadelphia 76ers in the 2013 NBA draft to draft Glen Rice, Jr. – a player […] The post Wizards Player Previews 2014: Glen Rice, Jr. appeared first on Hoop District.
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Was Not Pleased With SI Ranking Him No.31 In Top 100

Sports Illustrated released several parts of their Top 100 players of 2015 earlier this week. The Washington Wizards’ John Wall came in at No.31 of their rankings, behind other point guards Kyle Lowery and Kyrie Irving. Wall voiced his displeasure with SI’s rankings on Twitter, saying that gives him motivation and there’s no need for […] The post John Wall Was Not Pleased...
Via Diehardsport
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall doesn’t love his place on Sports Illustrated’s list of the top 100 NBA players

Sports Illustrated is releasing a list of the Top 100 NBA Players of 2015, an exercise that, no matter the sport, generates debate and outrage from players and fans alike. You may remember that Redskins wideout Pierre Garcon wasn’t pleased with his place on the NFL Network’s list of the top 100 football players of 2014. Anyway, five Wizards appear on SI’s list between 100...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Player Previews 2014: Kevin Seraphin

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 53, 1 Total minutes, per game: 578, 10.9 Points per game: 4.7 Field goals: 111-220 (.505) Rebounds per game: 2.4 TREB%: 12.8 Blocks per 100 possessions 2.3 PER: 12.5 Kevin Seraphin’s value as a center for the Wizards and the remaining vested fan interest in him has painfully regressed. […] The post Wizards Player Previews 2014: Kevin...
Via Hoop District
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce rocking his new Wizards jersey looks kind of strange

Ladies and gentlemen, we present Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce. That might sound a little weird to fans who became used to rooting for Pierce as a member of the Boston Celtics for 15 seasons, but it’s a reality — a reality that was hammered home with the first look at Pierce wearing a Wizards uniform. This will mark Pierce’s third team in three seasons, after spending...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Rocks New Wizards Jersey, Looks Sort Of Strange (Photo)

Ladies and gentlemen, we present Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce. That might sound a little weird to fans who became used to rooting for Pierce as a member of the Boston Celtics for 15 seasons, but it’s a reality — a reality that was hammered home with the first look at Pierce wearing a Wizards uniform. Great to have @NBA @WashWizards star @paulpierce34 in Diddle this...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Truth looking svelte as always as camp approaches

During his time with the Boston Celtics, *sniff..sniff* Paul Pierce would always show up for training camp in great shape. Well at 36 years old and heading into his 17th NBA season, Pierce shows no signs of letting up. At a photo shoot for Spalding today at WKU, Pierce looked every bit the picture of health. Pierce & the Wizards will open training camp in two weeks.
Via Red's Army
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Finalizing Contract With Xavier Silas

Free agent guard Xavier Silas is finalizing a contract with the Washington Wizards, league sources told RealGM. Silas was a final release out of the Wizards’ training camp a year ago, but he grew close to several players and continued to work out in the team’s practice facility this summer. The Wizards will give him another opportunity to earn a regular season roster spot. Silas...
Via RealGM
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards set to get new court design for next season

It appears their will be a makeover of their home court at the Verizon Center for the Washington Wizards. Zach Lowe of Grantland.com slipped the new design by on Tuesday while ranking the designs of each NBA team. via Grantland.com The Wizards new design came in at No. 20. But that’s a secondary story. It appears the team is moving forward with the classic “dc” logo as their...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Adidas reveals John Wall’s signature shoe release date

The much anticipated release of Wizards point guard John Wall’s first signature shoe under Adidas has been set, as the shoe company unveiled it in a ad through social media. Coming 10.31.2014. #JWall1 pic.twitter.com/kvxYGT9JHg — adidas Basketball (@adidasHoops) September 10, 2014 Wall is already one of the company’s biggest sellers. Since coming over from Reebok in January...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons why John Wall is the best PG in the East

Washington Wizards standout point guard John Wall puts up tremendous numbers but still does not receive the credit he deserves. He is the best point guard in the Eastern Conference and here is 5 reasons why. John Wall plays both sides of the floor with great intensity but he is constantly overlooked. Why? 1. Finishing Ability When Wall decides to kick it into overdrive and attack...
Via isportsweb.com
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards radio broadcast moving to 99.1 WNEW

If you choose to follow the Washington Wizards on the radio, you’ll be switching to a new (sort of) station. The Wizards announced on Thursday that all 82 regular season games and playoffs will be aired on 99.1 WNEW this season. Games were previously aired on 106.7 The Fan. The switch avoids scheduling conflict, as 106.7 The Fan also is the home to the Nationals, Capitals, and...
Via KCM Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards TV Schedule & New Radio Home

Comcast SportsNet is carrying all 81 regular season and four preseason games, while All News 99.1 WNEW takes over as your home for Washington Wizards radio broadcasts. What a difference a year makes! After getting ignored for years, the Wizards will be featured 15 times on national television this season, nine times on ESPN, five on NBA-TV and once on TNT. #Wizards Announce 2014...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Life After Basketball

If we’ve learned anything from the Washington Wizards’ small forward Paul Pierce’s recent antics, it’s clear that there is going to be life after basketball. It has been much publicized of late, his desire to make furrows into the world of poker once his illustrious career, that started back with... The post Paul Pierce: Life After Basketball appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Could Glen Rice Jr. Be Future At Small Forward?

When the Washington Wizards selected Otto Porter Jr. with the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, they did so in expecting Porter to be the future at the small forward position. After a disappointing rookie campaign in which Porter only appeared in 37 games and scored only 78 points that thought process has changed. […] Washington Wizards: Could Glen Rice Jr. Be Future At Small...
Via NBA Draft Blog
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Howard Eisley is a good fit for Wizards coaching staff

David Aldridge reported earlier today that the Washington Wizards have hired, or agreed to hire former NBA combo guard Howard Eisley to take over Sam Cassell’s spot on the coaching staff. If you’re old enough, you’ll remember Eisley as part of the late 90s Utah Jazz teams where he was the consummate backup point guard […] The post Why Howard Eisley is a good fit for Wizards...
Via Hoop District
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards To Hire Howard Eisley As Assistant Coach

The Washington Wizards will hire Howard Eisley as an assistant coach. Eisley has worked in the Los Angeles Clippers' organization since 2010.
Via RealGM
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Brooklyn Nets: Who Replaces Paul Pierce?

Paul Pierce played just one season for the Brooklyn Nets after being acquired from Boston for multiple players. Pierce enjoyed a relatively successful season and was instrumental in the team’s run to the playoffs once center Brook Lopez went down with injury. The Truth was not re-signed by Brooklyn and instead signed with the Washington […] Brooklyn Nets: Who Replaces Paul Pierce...
Via NBA Draft Blog
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Interested in Signing Ray Allen

The Washington Wizards have expressed interest in signing future hall of famer Ray Allen to their 15th and final roster spot. The Wizards contacted Allen early on in the free agent process to gauge his interest in signing with the club, CSNWashington Wizards insider J. Michael reports. One caveat is that the 39-year-old Allen has yet to inform his agent Jim Tanner if he even intends...
Via BlackSportsOnline
17 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards reach out to Ray Allen

Photo: chatsports.com The Washington Wizards are looking to fill their last roster spot with a two-time NBA champion guard who is one of the best shooters of all time. J. Michael of CSN Washington has confirmed with two sources who have knowledge of the situation that the Wizards reached out to 39-year old Ray Allen on Tuesday. If signing with Washington, Allen would probably have...
Via DC Sports-Kings
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards looking at Ray Allen?

The Washington Wizards are one of the most intriguing teams heading into the 2014-15 NBA season, and have made some improvements to their roster this offseason. Outside of another year of experience for the young players they have, they also brought in veteran small forward Paul Pierce. According to a report from CSN Washington, the Wizards have now turned their attention to signing...
Via Sports-Glory
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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