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Wizards Insider: November, 2013

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 11/30/2013

Wizards vs. Hawks: Game 17 open thread

Washington will try to put a sloppy loss at Indiana behind it.

By Michael Lee  |  06:25 PM ET, 11/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Discussion Thread, Wizards-Bucks

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 11/30/2013

Wizards again struggle without Nene in loss to Pacers

Washington is 0-3 without Brazilian big man this season

By Michael Lee  |  01:38 PM ET, 11/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene

Posted at 07:20 PM ET, 11/29/2013

Wizards at Pacers: Game 16 Open Thread

The Wizards are in Indiana, where they will once again try to reach .500 for the first time since drafting John Wall first overall in 2010.

By Michael Lee  |  07:20 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pacers, Wizards

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 11/29/2013

Wizards’ Chris Singleton is back, ready to contribute

Forward was sidelined for nearly two months by a foot injury.

By Michael Lee  |  03:15 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Singleton

Posted at 02:54 PM ET, 11/29/2013

With Derrick Rose out, who in the NBA Eastern Conference can beat the Miami Heat?

The Bulls’ hopes to unseat the Heat have seemingly been derailed by another knee injury to their star. Can another team fill the void?

By Missy Khamvongsa  |  02:54 PM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Chicago Bulls, Derrick Rose, Eastern Conference

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 11/29/2013

Wizards’ Al Harrington plans to return soon to help beleaguered bench

The Wizards’ bench has struggled since Al Harrington went down against San Antonio, but he hopes to come back soon.

By Michael Lee  |  09:58 AM ET, 11/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Wizards bench

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 11/28/2013

Al Harrington hosts Wizards teammates on Thanksgiving

With the Wizards in Indianapolis for Friday’s game vs. the Pacers, the veteran forward’s mother, who lives there, will cook for the team.

By Michael Lee  |  12:57 PM ET, 11/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Thanksgiving, Wizards-Pacers

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 11/28/2013

Wizards steal win in Milwaukee with defense, Marcin Gortat

The Wizards needed to clamp down defensively and get a big game from Marcin Gortat to avoid losing in Milwaukee.

By Michael Lee  |  07:08 AM ET, 11/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Wizards at Bucks: Game 15 Open Thread

The Wizards will try to win three games in a row for the first time this season as they take on the struggling Milwaukee Bucks at Bradley Center.

By Michael Lee  |  07:22 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bucks, Wizards

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Wizards’ John Wall making a ‘statement’ with his play

“He’s playing out of his mind,” teammate Martell Webster says after Wall’s third-straight 30-point game.

By Michael Lee  |  10:55 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013

Nene feels “like wine” after getting new career high

Nene had never scored more 28 points in his career but with Bradley Beal out, he exploded for a career-high 30 points in a 116-111 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Wizards vs Lakers: Game 14 Open Thread

The Wizards will try to regroup after losing Bradley Beal and continue their winning ways as they host the Kobe Bryant-less Los Angeles Lakers.

By Michael Lee  |  06:52 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal: “I’m just going to play it smart this year”

After battling through nagging injuries all last season, Bradley Beal decided to quickly address concerns within in right leg.

By Michael Lee  |  05:39 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards

Posted at 11:33 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Washington Wizards’ Bradley Beal to miss at least two weeks with stress injury in leg

Second-year guard’s injury is similar to the one that ended his rookie season prematurely.

By Michael Lee  |  11:33 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 12:13 AM ET, 11/26/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal experiencing soreness in right leg

Bradley Beal has been experiencing discomfort in his right leg and his status against the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday is uncertain.

By Michael Lee  |  12:13 AM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 11/25/2013

John Wall wins Eastern Conference player of the week

After having two double-doubles and two 30-point games, John Wall earned his second career Eastern Conference player of the week award.

By Michael Lee  |  04:29 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter, Chris Singleton practice for first time; Trevor Ariza returns

The Wizards welcomed back three injured players to practice, as Otto Porter and Chris Singleton practice for the first time and Trevor Ariza returns. Only Ariza will play - and start - against the Los Angeles.

By Michael Lee  |  02:37 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Singleton, Otto Porter, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 11/25/2013

Wizards in “great spirits” after winning three of four

The Wizards hope that they have learned what it takes to be successful after winning three of their past four games.

By Michael Lee  |  10:39 AM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 11/24/2013

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat plays “angry,” has big game against New York

After a few bad offensive games, Marcin Gortat plays “angry” and has his best game as a Wizard with 16 points and 17 rebounds against New York.

By Michael Lee  |  05:02 PM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat

Posted at 07:21 AM ET, 11/24/2013

Wizards’ John Wall goes for 30 after 30

John Wall has a 31-point performance in win over New York one night after a 37-point effort in loss to Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  07:21 AM ET, 11/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 11/23/2013

Wizards vs Knicks: Game 13 Open Thread

Wizards are hoping to establish themselves as good team at home this season. They went 18-6 at Verizon Center with John Wall last season.

By Michael Lee  |  06:36 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 11/23/2013

John Wall is coming off offensive breakthrough vs. Raptors; Wizards hope to help out vs. Knicks

The Wizards guard discovered his scoring touch Friday in Toronto, but he didn’t get enough from his teammates.

By Michael Lee  |  04:45 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards-Knicks, Wizards-Raptors

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 11/23/2013

Knicks sputter while Pacers, Spurs shine early. Will it matter come April?

History shows that an NBA team’s chances at reaching the Finals are typcially reflected in its first 10 games.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:21 PM ET, 11/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Indiana Pacers, New York Knicks, Portland Trail Blazers, San Antonio Spurs

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Wizards at Raptors: Game 12 Open Thread

The Wizards (4-7) will try to continue their stellar ball movement as they attempt to win three games in a row for the first time this season in Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  06:14 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 03:27 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Wizards’ John Wall credited with assist after NBA corrects scorekeeping error

Upon further review, the NBA has determined that John Wall had 10 assists in Cleveland after Bradley Beal was wrongly credited with one of his passes.

By Michael Lee  |  03:27 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Apart from Jan Vesely, Wizards’ reserves mostly have been non-factor of late

In his past three games, Vesely is averaging 5.3 points, 7.0 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.0 blocks off the bench.

By Michael Lee  |  12:59 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely

Posted at 01:35 AM ET, 11/22/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal attracting attention with improved play

Wizards guard Bradley Beal is playing well, traveling long distances in games, attracting attention and drawing praise from the likes of Charles Barkley.

By Michael Lee  |  01:35 AM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Washington Wizards look to stay afloat during back-to-back sets

The Wizards have been talking about playoffs, but know that they will have to win games on consecutive nights in order to get there.

By Michael Lee  |  02:35 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 11/21/2013

Wizards’ Nene stepping up since calling out ‘the young guys’

Over the past three games, Nene is averaging 22.7 points on 59 percent shooting.

By Michael Lee  |  12:42 PM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene

Posted at 09:27 AM ET, 11/21/2013

Washington Wizards talk about their win over the Cleveland Cavaliers

VIDEO | Bradley Beal and Coach Randy Wittman talk about the team’s second straight victory.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  09:27 AM ET, 11/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Wizards at Cavaliers: Game 11 Open Thread

The Wizards won’t have to search for motivation against Cleveland after blowing a 15-point lead and allowing Kyrie Irving to score 41 points in an overtime loss last Saturday.

By Michael Lee  |  06:11 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Former Wizards guard A.J. Price was surprised to never hear from team in free agency

T-wolves guard says he thought he had built a good rapport with his teammates.

By Michael Lee  |  10:59 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  A.J. Price

Posted at 06:58 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Wizards find benefit of players only meeting after win over Minnesota

The short-term effects of the Wizards’ players only meeting were felt during a 104-100 victory over Minnesota

By Michael Lee  |  06:58 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Wizards vs Timberwolves: Game 10 Open Thread

As the Wizards attempt to get on track against the Timberwolves, Eric Maynor waits for another shot to contribute.

By Michael Lee  |  06:51 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Wizards have players-only meeting before hosting Timberwolves

Veterans Trevor Ariza, Al Harrington try to get everyone on the same page

By Michael Lee  |  04:23 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 01:17 AM ET, 11/19/2013

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman on job security: “That’s not a worry of mine”

With the Wizards struggling at the start of the season, the scrutiny has fallen on Coach Randy Wittman but Bradley Beal and John Wall don’t believe he is to blame.

By Michael Lee  |  01:17 AM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza hopes to return soon

Trevor Ariza is trying to stay upbeat as he deals with a strained right hamstring and the Wizards’ early struggles.

By Michael Lee  |  10:15 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Ariza, Washington Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/18/2013

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman’s ‘search’ leads him back to Jan Vesely

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman is “searching” for a consistent rotation, which led him to finally give Jan Vesely a shot.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 11/17/2013

Grant Hill: ‘It was time to move on’

Grant Hill, ex-standout at South Lakes High in Reston, looks back on the highs and lows of a 19-year-career after retiring in May.

By Michael Lee  |  01:24 PM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Grant Hill, NBA

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal said confrontation with Jarrett Jack was overblown

Bradley Beal and Jarrett Jack were separated at the conclusion of the Wizards’ 103-96 loss, but Beal said incident was blown “out of proportion.“

By Michael Lee  |  09:54 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 11/16/2013

Wizards vs Cavaliers: Game 9 Open Thread

The Wizards and Cavaliers are both on three-game losing streaks and have had hash-out meetings amongst players this week. One team will get better with a win.

By Michael Lee  |  06:30 PM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 11/16/2013

Wizards’ John Wall finally goes head-to-head with Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving

The two dynamic point guards never got to square off last season because of injuries.

By Michael Lee  |  01:29 PM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 11/16/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza out, Al Harrington questionable against Cleveland

The Wizards will be without Trevor Ariza, and possibly Al Harrington, on Saturday when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers.

By Michael Lee  |  07:18 AM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 11/15/2013

New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets coming up small in the Big Apple

The New York Knicks and Brooklyn Nets sputter in their arms race for city supremacy in the NBA.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:40 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Brooklyn Nets, New York Knicks

Posted at 06:57 AM ET, 11/15/2013

Wizards’ Martell Webster back in familiar position

With Trevor Ariza out with a strained right hamstring, Martell Webster has a chance to start and regain his form from last season.

By Michael Lee  |  06:57 AM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martell Webster

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 11/14/2013

Wizards get another textbook lesson in ball movement from the Spurs

San Antonio’s unselfish play proves too much for Washington to overcome.

By Michael Lee  |  01:08 PM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spurs, Wizards

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza strains hamstring in defeat

Wizards swingman will have an MRI exam to determine the extent of the injury the suffered during the loss

By Michael Lee  |  08:37 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Ariza

Posted at 07:46 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Wizards at Spurs: Game 8 Open Thread

At the end of their three-game road trip, the Wizards will look to end 14 years of misery in San Antonio.

By Michael Lee  |  07:46 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Marcin Gortat misses out on Phoenix Suns’ hot start after trade to Washington Wizards

Gortat was excited about joining a playoff contender after leaving Phoenix, but the Suns currently have a better record than the Wizards.

By Michael Lee  |  03:51 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 11/13/2013

Wizards sink with second unit in Dallas

Coach Randy Wittman has had little confidence in his second unit and said he might have to shorten his rotation after another poor performance in Dallas.

By Michael Lee  |  08:02 AM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Wizards at Mavericks: Game 7 Open Thread

The Wizards like their chances against Dallas despite heartbreaking loss to Oklahoma City.

By Michael Lee  |  06:58 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Wizards’ Randy Wittman utilizing nine-man rotation for “pretty effective” results

Wittman has found a rotation that he trusts, leaving the other four active players to serve as spectators.

By Michael Lee  |  05:17 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 11/12/2013

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman: ‘We’re moving forward’

Wittman wants the Wizards to focus on positives from their overtime loss in Oklahoma City.

By Michael Lee  |  11:51 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 07:17 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Wizards’ errors contributed to overtime loss in Oklahoma City

Missed free throws, a late ejection and some poor offensive execution contributed to the Wizards losing to Oklahoma City, 106-105, in overtime.

By Michael Lee  |  07:17 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 11/11/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal has career night: “The hoop was just like an ocean”

In scoring career-high 34, shooting guard brings end to early slump.

By Michael Lee  |  05:01 AM ET, 11/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Wizards at Thunder: Game 6 Open Thread

Russell Westbrook returned a little earlier than expected. Now the Wizards have to find a way to slow down the all-star point guard.

By Michael Lee  |  06:49 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 11/10/2013

Wizards’ Eric Maynor returns to Oklahoma City

Wizards backup point guard Eric Maynor is excited to be back in the city that he called home for nearly four years.

By Michael Lee  |  03:33 PM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Maynor

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 11/10/2013

Wizards confident as three-game road trip gets underway

After winning back-to-back games, the Wizards are more confident as they have three-game road trip through Oklahoma City, Dallas and San Antonio.

By Michael Lee  |  10:44 AM ET, 11/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards road trip

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 11/09/2013

Wizards get “gutty” overtime win over Brooklyn

The Wizards refuse to bow meekly to visiting Brooklyn and battle back on multiple occasions to earn OT win.

By Michael Lee  |  10:44 AM ET, 11/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards-Nets

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 11/08/2013

Wizards vs Nets: Game 5 Open Thread

The Wizards will go for two wins in a row - and their first home victory - on Friday, when they host the new-look Brooklyn Nets.

By Michael Lee  |  05:11 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 11/08/2013

NBA teams tanking: No way to prove it, and no guarantee it will work

Some believe that teams with less can gain more in the NBA draft by tanking, but others scoff at the notion.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:20 PM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, NBA draft

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Nene, Marcin Gortat ready for ‘huge challenge’ in Brooklyn

After stellar debut starting together in Philadelphia, the Wizards’ big men will be greeted by Brooklyn’s more imposing front line.

By Michael Lee  |  11:58 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Nene

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 11/08/2013

Wizards have “humbling” experience with wounded veterans

A day after winning first game of the season, Wizards get a dose of perspective with visit from wounded military veterans.

By Michael Lee  |  07:31 AM ET, 11/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Wizards’ John Wall serves as ‘catalyst’ for first win over Philadelphia

Guard has best floor game of the season and helps Washington finally get its first win of the season.

By Michael Lee  |  10:15 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Wizards at 76ers: Game 4 Open Thread

By Michael Lee  |  06:22 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Wizards

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Booker, Nene expected to play at Philadelphia

Trevor Booker’s injured finger is not expected to keep him out of Wednesday’s game in Philadelphia while Nene hopes to return from a two-game absence.

By Michael Lee  |  03:32 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene, Trevor Booker

Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 11/06/2013

‘Post Sports Live’ crew: Are the Wizards a disappointment after only three games?

Do three games define a season?

By Matt Bonesteel  |  10:20 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 11/06/2013

Nene practices, hopes to return in Philadelphia

After missing the past two games with a strained left calf, Nene returned to practice and hopes to play on Wednesday against Philadelphia.

By Michael Lee  |  06:02 AM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene

Posted at 09:41 PM ET, 11/05/2013

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman ‘embarrassed’ about fine

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman apologized for using inappropriate language after loss to Philadelphia.

By Michael Lee  |  09:41 PM ET, 11/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 11/04/2013

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman fined for using profane language

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman has been fined $20,000 for cursing after team’s loss to Philadelphia.

By Michael Lee  |  04:08 PM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/04/2013

Wizards feel encouraged after loss in Miami

The Wizards couldn’t make shots or defend through three quarters against Miami but finally came alive - albeit a tad too late.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 11/03/2013

Wizards at Miami: Game 3 Open Thread

Wizards will be without Nene again as they go for their first win of the season against two-time defending champion Miami.

By Michael Lee  |  05:43 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene, Wizards

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 11/03/2013

Wizards’ John Wall says back feels “much better,” expects to play in Miami

After getting treatment and a massage on his sore back, John Wall feels that he is ready to play against Miami.

By Michael Lee  |  01:22 PM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 08:01 AM ET, 11/03/2013

Wizards’ Bradley Beal experiencing some early shooting woes

Bradley Beal is seeking a breakout after shooting 27.8 percent in the first two games. Coach Randy Wittman is more concerned about other problems with the team.

By Michael Lee  |  08:01 AM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 11:04 PM ET, 11/02/2013

Wizards’ John Wall, Nene will be ‘game time’ decisions against Miami

John Wall and Nene both missed Saturday’s practice with injuries and might be forced to miss Wizards’ game in Miami.

By Michael Lee  |  11:04 PM ET, 11/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Nene

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 11/02/2013

Wizards’ third-quarter collapse contributes to loss against Philadelphia

With an opportunity to knock out Philadelphia, the Wizards instead helped up the 76ers during critical third-quarter collapse.

By Michael Lee  |  11:15 AM ET, 11/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Derrick Rose and other NBA stars work to rehab injuries as well as their careers

The Bulls star and a host of other stars are returning from major injuries that could impact not only their teams this season, but their individual legacies.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:32 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Derrick Rose, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Wizards’ John Wall receives warning for flopping

The NBA is cracking down on flopping and John Wall became the first player to get warned about the offense after taking a dive against Detroit.

By Michael Lee  |  09:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 07:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013

Wizards exercise option for Bradley Beal, let Jan Vesely, Chris Singleton become unrestricted free agents

As expected, the Wizards picked up third-year option on Bradley Beal but declined options for 2011 picks Jan Vesely and Chris Singleton.

By Michael Lee  |  07:31 AM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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