Michael Lee
Michael Lee
Reporter

Michael Lee has covered the Wizards and the NBA at the Washington Post since October 2004. Before coming to Washington, Lee spent more than six years at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution where he covered the Hawks, Braves, colleges and high schools. He has covered two Olympics, eight NBA Finals, and one World Series. A 1998 graduate of Florida A&M University, Lee is still scarred by the Kings leaving his hometown of Kansas City, Mo., for Sacramento when he was 8. An award-winning writer, Lee was honored with the National Association of Black Journalists’ sports story of the year in 2009.

Latest by Michael Lee

Booker comes through in a pinch

Booker comes through in a pinch

Trevor Booker lost his starting job to Nene as playoffs began, but his hustle and energy allowed him to finish Game 2 against Chicago.

Wizards find their stride at right time

Wizards find their stride at right time

After an up-and-down season, Washington is on a playoff run of prosperity, up 2-0 on the Bulls.

Wizards stifle Bulls in Game 2

Wizards stifle Bulls in Game 2

The Wizards held the Bulls to one field goal over the final eight minutes of the fourth quarter.

Wizards head for D.C. in command

Wizards head for D.C. in command

Washington rallies to top Chicago, 101-99 in overtime, for its second straight road win to open the series.