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Wizards Insider: July, 2012

Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 07/26/2012

Wizards have work cut out for them in early part of season

Wizards open at Cleveland, and as part of a rough early stretch, play two consecutive back-to-backs in first 10 games.

By Gene Wang  |  07:47 PM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 07/25/2012

Wizards’ Cartier Martin on return: ‘It’s a relief’

Cartier Martin is happy to be back in Washington and was relieved that he didn’t have to take another wild ad­ven­ture back to the NBA.

By Michael Lee  |  06:51 PM ET, 07/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Wizards’ A.J. Price plans “to play like I’ve never played before”

After signing with the Wizards, new backup point guard A.J. Price vows “to play like I’ve never played before” and believes his experience the past three seasons in Indiana made him better.

By Michael Lee  |  06:44 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 07/24/2012

Wizards add veteran point guard A.J. Price

In need of a backup point guard, and with the market drying up, the Wizards have agreed to terms with veteran A.J. Price, who spent the past three seasons in Indiana.

By Michael Lee  |  12:55 PM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 07/24/2012

Wizards’ Jordan Crawford ‘excited’ about addition of Bradley Beal

Jordan Crawford said he didn’t feel threatened when the Wizards drafted Bradley Beal with the No. 3 pick and believes the team is “going to give people some scares this year.”

By Michael Lee  |  10:29 AM ET, 07/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:26 PM ET, 07/22/2012

Wizards’ Bradley Beal makes all-Summer League team

Wizards third overall pick Bradley Beal is named to the all-summer league team in Las Vegas after averaging 17.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.8 assists in five games.

By Michael Lee  |  10:26 PM ET, 07/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Wizards draft pick Tomas Satoranksy to stay in Europe

The Wizards drafted Tomas Satoransky with the intent of keeping him in Europe for at least another year. Those plans didn’t change after NBA summer league.

By Michael Lee  |  03:49 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 07/20/2012

Andray Blatche clears waivers, becomes a free agent

Former Wizards forward Andray Blatche cleared waivers Thursday and is officially an unrestricted free agent. The Wizards used the amnesty provision on Blatche this week.

By Michael Lee  |  03:05 PM ET, 07/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:29 PM ET, 07/19/2012

Ted Leonsis is ready for the Wizards to win

Wizards haven’t made any significant free agent signings, but they have been extremely active this offseason. Owner Ted Leonsis hopes the changes will result in a playoff appearance.

By Michael Lee  |  11:29 PM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards Insider

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Wizards end summer league with win over Milwaukee, still have room to improve

In their summer league finale, the Wizards overcome loss of Jan Vesely to defeat Milwaukee. They return home from Las Vegas with a 3-2 record and plenty of room to improve.

By Michael Lee  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:29 AM ET, 07/19/2012

President Obama visits Wizards locker room

After the U.S. defeated Brazil on Monday, President Obama met with the superstar talents in the Wizards’ locker room.

By Michael Lee  |  09:29 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:32 AM ET, 07/19/2012

JaVale McGee re-signs with Denver Nuggets

The Wizards didn’t have any regrets about dealing JaVale McGee for Nene, and now Denver has moved on by re-signing McGee to a four-year contract worth $44 million.

By Michael Lee  |  01:32 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Wizards Insider

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Wizards’ Trevor Booker confident he’ll get minutes

The Wizards have made several moves involving the frontcourt, but Trevor Booker is confident that he’ll find a spot in the rotation as he recovers from a left foot injury.

By Michael Lee  |  03:00 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:21 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Andray Blatche expected to clear waivers

Nine teams have until Thursday to pick up Andray Blatche off waivers, but his reputation and steep price tag means that he is likely set to become an unrestricted free agent.

By Michael Lee  |  12:21 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Wizards designate Andray Blatche as amnesty player

Andray Blatche becomes the sixth player to be waived this month under the NBA’s amnesty provision, which allows teams to cut a player and have his salary removed from the books

By Michael Lee  |  04:38 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 07/17/2012

Wizards’ Nene feels at home as a visitor

Team USA got most of the support on Monday at Verizon Center, but Wizards fans had plenty reserved for Brazilian big man Nene, who had eight points in 80-69 loss.

By Michael Lee  |  02:02 PM ET, 07/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:35 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Wizards leaning toward waiving Andray Blatche

Wizards are prepared to designate Andray Blatche as their amnesty player if they are unable to trade him by Tuesday.

By Michael Lee  |  07:35 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Wizards’ Emeka Okafor: ‘It can be a nice season again’

Wizards big man Emeka Okafor attends NBA summer league in Las Vegas and discusses Nene, his knee and the possible signing of his former high school teammate John Lucas III.

By Michael Lee  |  02:00 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:04 AM ET, 07/15/2012

Wizards beat Rockets, 76-70, in summer league play

Bradley Beal leads the Wizards with 14 points and four assists in a 76-70 win over the Rockets in summer league play on UNLV’s campus.

By Michael Lee  |  02:04 AM ET, 07/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:10 PM ET, 07/13/2012

Wizards lose summer league opener as Bradley Beal scores 22 points

Bradley Beal scored a game-high 22 points and Chris Singleton had 20, but Wizards lost summer league opener to the Atlanta Hawks, 102-82.

By Michael Lee  |  09:10 PM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Bradley Beal, Shelvin Mack get in extra practice

No. 3 overall pick joins Shelvin Mack for post-minicamp workout.

By Gene Wang  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:39 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Blake Griffin out of Olympics with knee injury

Blake Griffin is out of the Olympics after suffering a torn meniscus in his left knee and appeared to aggravate the injury on Wednesday in a collision with John Wall.

By Michael Lee  |  08:39 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:48 AM ET, 07/13/2012

Olympics 2012: Kevin Durant leads Team USA to 113-59 victory over Dominican Republic in first exhibition

Kevin Durant scores 24 points as Team USA defeats the Dominican Republic, 113-59, in its first exhibition before the Olympics.

By Michael Lee  |  12:48 AM ET, 07/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Wizards re-sign swingman Cartier Martin

Wizards re-sign reserve swingman before start of summer league.

By Gene Wang  |  06:38 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 07/12/2012

Wizards conclude minicamp at Verizon Center

Roster of 14 players heads to Las Vegas for NBA summer league.

By Gene Wang  |  03:43 PM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Wizards’ John Wall leaves Las Vegas with confidence

John Wall finished his duties for the USA Basketball Select Team on Wednesday and left Las Vegas feeling confident about his game.

By Michael Lee  |  10:19 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:24 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Rashard Lewis on championship chase in Miami

After an injury-riddled tenure in Washington, Rashard Lewis is now chasing a championship as a member of the Miami Heat.

By Michael Lee  |  01:24 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 07/11/2012

Jan Vesely, Tomas Satoransky keep dunk contest in play

Dunk contest between Czech countrymen remains a possibility.

By Gene Wang  |  01:13 PM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:24 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Former Wizards coach Eddie Jordan a candidate to join Lakers

Former Wizards coach is in discussions to join Los Angeles Coach Mike Brown’s staff as an assistant.

By Michael Lee  |  08:24 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Wizards seriously considering using amnesty clause on Andray Blatche

Two league sources say the team could part ways with Andray Blatche, which would remove the 6-foot-11 forward ‘s nearly $7 million salary from the cap.

By Michael Lee  |  04:51 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 07/10/2012

Chris Singleton rejuvenated during minicamp

Second-year forward says he “underachieved” last season.

By Gene Wang  |  02:55 PM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 AM ET, 07/10/2012

John Wall overcomes “fine,” learning in Las Vegas

John Wall was “fined” for being late for Select Team bus before first practice in Las Vegas, but he is beginning to bounce back from some early struggles.

By Michael Lee  |  12:04 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Wizards add Don Newman to coaching staff

Former Spurs assistant has more than 20 years of NBA experience.

By Gene Wang  |  07:32 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 07/09/2012

Bradley Beal debuts for Wizards at minicamp

Wizards first-round pick Bradley Beal works out with teammates on first day of minicamp at Verizon Center.

By Gene Wang  |  01:34 PM ET, 07/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:39 PM ET, 07/08/2012

Washington Wizards sign Bradley Beal

Bradley Beal, the third overall pick out of Florida, signed his rookie scale contract with the Wizards.

By Michael Lee  |  06:39 PM ET, 07/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:47 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Wizards announce minicamp schedule, roster

First-round pick Bradley Beal will be among the players participating at Verizon Center starting Monday.

By Gene Wang  |  09:47 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 07/06/2012

Nick Young heading to Philadelphia

The former Wizard has agreed to a one-year, $6 million deal with the 76ers.

By Michael Lee  |  12:57 PM ET, 07/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 07/04/2012

Wizards likely aided New Orleans

The New Orleans Hornets are better positioned to retain restricted free agent Eric Gordon after dealing Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza to the Wizards two weeks ago.

By Michael Lee  |  01:40 PM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 07/04/2012

Wizards have interest in Courtney Lee

Wizards reach out to Courtney Lee on first day of recruiting period. The Houston Rockets withdraw their qualifying offer from Lee on Tuesday, making him an unrestricted free agent.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 07/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 07/02/2012

Wizards’ Bradley Beal on Team USA radar

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo said in a radio interview that Bradley Beal has a “great future” and Team USA has its “antennae up” for Beal’s future involvement in the program.

By Michael Lee  |  04:48 PM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 07/02/2012

Wizards will play free agent waiting game

The Wizards were eliminated from the free agent chase after making trades for Nene, Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza in the past few months, but they made some calls over the weekend.

By Michael Lee  |  10:36 AM ET, 07/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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