The 2020 NBA Draft was originally supposed to be on October 16. | Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images The Washington Wizards will enter another longer offseason because of the coronavirus pandemic and the league adjusting to life in and out of the current Orlando bubble.
Washington Wizards Rui Hachimura named 2nd team All-Rookie | Photo by Ashley Landis - Pool/Getty Images Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura was named to the 2019-20 NBA All-Rookie second team, the NBA announced.
Isaiah Thomas is one player who is revelling in the LA Clippers’ misfortunes. The former All-Star guard went straight to Twitter on Sunday after the Clippers blew another big second-half lead to lose to the Denver Nuggets.
Will Jerian Grant be back with the Washington Wizards next season? | Photo by Ashley Landis-Pool/Getty Images The most optimistic way of looking at Jerian Grant’s stint with the Wizards this season is that it’s a small sample size (just 80 total minutes) that doesn’t represent his true performance level.
Davis Bertans of the Washington Wizards was the NBA’s best long-range shooter in 2019-20. | Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images The Washington Wizards are committed to doing everything they can to re-sign Davis Bertans for the next few seasons.
Johnathan Williams will play in Turkey for the 2020-21 basketball season. | Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images Williams played for the Wizards and also for Maccabi Rishon LeZion in the 2019-20 season.
Moritz Wagner had a promising start but a disappointing finish in his first season for the Washington Wizards. | Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images The Washington Wizards center put up career-highs, but a disappointing finish to his 2019-20 season leaves his future in D.C.
John Wall is now 30 years old! | Photo by Ned Dishman/NBAE via Getty Images Happy Birthday! Today is John Wall’s birthday. The Washington Wizards point guard is now 30 years old and has now represented the DMV for the past 10 years.
Jarrod Uthoff drives to the basket against the Los Angeles Clippers | Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images In his limited minutes, Uthoff was not able to make much of an impression on Wizards fans and likely the Wizards’ front office.
The Wizards have seen diminishing returns on the John Wall/Bradley Beal partnership with Wall continuing to deal with injury issues. What can Washington do this offseason with those two massive contracts on the books?
Rui Hachimura had a good rookie season for the Washington Wizards. He just didn’t have a good enough season to win the individual awards. | Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images The Washington Wizards forward averaged 13.5 points and 6.1 rebounds per game in the 2019-20 NBA season.
The Washington Wizards did not hold typical end of season media availabilities for their players because of the unique bubble situation, but they did make head coach Scott Brooks and general manager Tommy Sheppard available via Zoom.