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Wizards Insider: January, 2014

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 01/31/2014

John Wall stays motivated in afterglow of making all-star team

The Wizards guard has already shifted his focus to Saturday’s game vs. red-hot Kevin Durant and Oklahoma City.

By Brandon Parker  |  04:00 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 01/31/2014

Wizards’ Glen Rice Jr. happy to be back after D-League stint

Rookie understood that his demotion wasn’t really a demotion, but a chance to bounce back from injury

By Michael Lee  |  12:43 PM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glen Rice Jr.

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Wizards’ John Wall reaches all-star dream, stays motivated for more

The point guard wasn’t sure that he’d make the all-star team, but says he won’t let the selection keep him from focusing on getting better.

By Michael Lee  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, John Wall

Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 01/31/2014

Lance Stephenson, Anthony Davis among those with cases to be first-time NBA All-Stars

Although they aren’t household names, advanced statistics point to six players deserving of their first all-star nods.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:15 AM ET, 01/31/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, Anthony Davis, Around the NBA, David Stern, DeMarcus Cousins, Goran Dragic, John Wall, Kyle Lowry, Lance Stephenson

Posted at 07:03 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Wizards’ John Wall named to first all-star team

In the midst of his finest season as a pro, Wizards’ John Wall is named as a reserve to his first all-star team, according to a league source.

By Michael Lee  |  07:03 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/30/2014

Wizards’ John Wall hopes all-star dream comes true

John Wall will find out if he will make his first all-star appearance today. Coach Randy Wittman calls his selection “a foregone conclusion.“

By Michael Lee  |  02:28 PM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 12:19 AM ET, 01/30/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal uncertain about participation in Rising Star challenge

Bradley Beal’s 30-minute limit could soon be lifted -- just in time for him to play in the Rising Stars Challenge on all-star weekend.

By Michael Lee  |  12:19 AM ET, 01/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 10:28 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Wizards at Clippers: Game 45 Open Thread

The Wizards are 9-3 in their past 12 road games and are tied with the Toronto Raptors for the third-most road wins in the Eastern Conference with 12.

By Michael Lee  |  10:28 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clippers, Wizards

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal makes most of second-half minutes against Golden State

His playing time still under restriction, Beal helped lead Wizards past Warriors

By Michael Lee  |  04:44 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal

Posted at 01:54 PM ET, 01/29/2014

Wizards clamp down defensively on Stephen Curry, Warriors

The Wizards forced all-star point guard Stephen Curry into another rough shooting night, but were also able to contain Golden State’s other top offensive threats.

By Michael Lee  |  01:54 PM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Stephen Curry, Wizards

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 01/29/2014

VIDEO: Is there a Wizards .500 curse?

Washington has yet another chance at a winning record on Wednesday night in Los Angeles.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  10:24 AM ET, 01/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:34 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Wizards at Warriors: Game 44 Open Thread

The Wizards will attempt to snap a six-game losing streak against the Golden State Warriors. They have not won at Oracle Arena since Dec. 18, 2009.

By Michael Lee  |  10:34 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Warriors, Wizards

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Wizards recall Glen Rice Jr. from D-League

Rookie played well during rehabilitation stint in Iowa.

By Michael Lee  |  05:28 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glen Rice Jr., Wizards

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Wizards hope to bring ‘A game’ against Golden State

Washington knows it’ll need a better effort at Golden State than in teams’ previous meeting earlier this month

By Michael Lee  |  02:01 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Ariza, Warriors, Wizards

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014

Wizards back court takes on Golden State’s ‘Splash Brothers’

John Wall and Bradley Beal will match up against another talented backcourt in Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson.

By Michael Lee  |  08:12 AM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 01/27/2014

Wizards have tough stretch ahead

The Wizards will play their next five games against Western Conference opponents with winning records.

By Michael Lee  |  01:57 PM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Clippers, Warriors, Wizards

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 01/26/2014

Wizards lose to another losing team

The Wizards have lost eight games to teams with losing records this season.

By Michael Lee  |  01:05 PM ET, 01/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Celtics, Jazz, Pistons, Wizards

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 01/25/2014

Wizards help Marcin Gortat get a win against his former team

The Wizards are now 4-0 the past two seasons in road games in which a player faced the team that traded him for the first time.

By Michael Lee  |  04:25 PM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Wizards

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 01/25/2014

Wizards shut down Phoenix Suns in second half

The Wizards made some defensive adjustments to defeat the high-scoring Suns.

By Michael Lee  |  03:17 PM ET, 01/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Wizards-Suns

Posted at 08:09 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Wizards at Suns: Game 42 Open Thread

Marcin Gortat wants to get in a win in his return to the place where he spent the previous 2 seasons before getting traded to Washington last October.

By Michael Lee  |  08:09 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Suns, Wizards

Posted at 07:16 PM ET, 01/24/2014

Former Maryland star Alex Len starting to contribute in Phoenix

Former Maryland star Alex Len had to fight through a right ankle injury before getting the chance to help the Phoenix Suns.

By Michael Lee  |  07:16 PM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Len, Maryland, Phoenix Suns

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Wizards’ Marcin Gortat still adjusting to new surroundings

Gortat has made a difference since arriving from Phoenix but is still trying to find his place within the team.

By Michael Lee  |  11:58 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Phoenix Suns, Wizards

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/24/2014

How the NBA Eastern Conference was lost

East teams are performing at a subpar rate while the West is thriving, and it may come down to just four reasons.

By Brandon Parker  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/24/2014

Wizards’ John Wall will have to wait for coaches’ vote for all-star team

Despite having the best numbers of any point guard in the East, John Wall was a distant third in all-star balloting

By Michael Lee  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 01/23/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal to remain on minutes restriction for ‘a couple of weeks or so’

Beal to ‘take it slow, suck it up and deal with it’ as mandated by team’s medical staff.

By Michael Lee  |  12:59 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 01/22/2014

John Wall left off Team USA roster; Bradley Beal gets an invite

John Wall will not be on a list of 28 NBA players who will compete for the FIBA World Cup in Spain.

By Michael Lee  |  08:48 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 07:02 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Wizards vs Celtics: Game 41 Open Thread

The Wizards were expecting to face Celtics all-star point guard Rajon Rondo but he will not play as Washington attempts to claim a winning record in January for first time in six years.

By Michael Lee  |  07:02 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Celtics, Wizards

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 01/22/2014

Wizards in quest for winning record before hitting the road

Washington won’t get any “fairy dust” by going over .500, it would give them a jolt of confidence

By Michael Lee  |  02:38 PM ET, 01/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza will “keep shooting” until slump is over

Trevor Ariza has struggled in January, connecting on just 37.7 percent of his shots this month, but plans to “keep shooting” until the slump is over.

By Michael Lee  |  11:01 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 01/21/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal bounces back with best all-around game of season

After his worst game of the season against Detroit, second-year pro neared a triple-double against the Sixers.

By Michael Lee  |  10:37 AM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 10:53 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards block season-high 12 shots in win over Philadelphia

The Wizards had a season-high 12 blocked shots in win over Philadelphia 76ers.

By Michael Lee  |  10:53 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 01:43 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards vs 76ers: Game 40 Open Thread

The Wizards will attempt to beat Philadelphia for second time this season and get back to .500 on Martin Luther King Day.

By Michael Lee  |  01:43 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  76ers, Wizards

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards assign Glen Rice Jr. to NBA Developmental League’s Iowa Energy

Wizards rookie Glen Rice Jr. has been assigned to the Iowa Energy of the NBA Developmental League to recover from a fractured right wrist.

By Michael Lee  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glen Rice Jr., Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards lose Trevor Booker, experience drop-off in energy against Detroit

The Wizards were bound to have a bad game after playing at a high level during a three-game winning streak.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Trevor Ariza, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 01/19/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal plans to have “amnesia” after poor shooting night

Bradley Beal had his worst offensive game of the season, scoring a season-low seven points, but wants to quickly put it behind him.

By Michael Lee  |  12:07 PM ET, 01/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 11:15 PM ET, 01/18/2014

Is Paul George’s dunk the best of the NBA season?

There are dunks, and then there are dunks.

By John Romero  |  11:15 PM ET, 01/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 01/18/2014

Wizards vs Pistons: Game 39 Open Thread

The Wizards will try to record a season-high fourth straight win and defeat the Detroit Pistons for the third time this month on Saturday at Verizon Center.

By Michael Lee  |  06:24 PM ET, 01/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pistons, Wizards

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 01/18/2014

Wizards, John Wall get another shot to go above .500

John Wall has never had a winning record through 222 games, a mark that could finally be erased Saturday.

By Michael Lee  |  11:04 AM ET, 01/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Wizards vs Bulls: Game 38 Open Thread

After big win over Miami, the Wizards hope to alleviate some of their Verizon Center woes during current home stand.

By Michael Lee  |  05:12 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Marcin Gortat, Wizards

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 01/17/2014

Last June, the NBA had a cold draft

Otto Porter Jr. and other members of the 2013 draft have sputtered early in their careers

By Michael Lee  |  01:13 PM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 NBA draft, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014

LeBron James and Kevin Durant: A tale of two shooters

LeBron says he’s jealous of Durant’s offensive freedom. But the numbers say both superstars take a sizable chunk of their team’s shots.

By Brandon Parker  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Kevin Durant, LeBron James

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Eight is enough for Wizards

Wizards’ eight-man rotation nearly collapsed in third quarter, but held on against Miami Heat.

By Michael Lee  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Randy WIttman, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Miami Heat’s Greg Oden makes long-awaited return to NBA

Wizards’ Martell Webster was pleased to see his former teammate come back after an almost four-year hiatus.

By Michael Lee  |  11:20 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Greg Oden, Martell Webster

Posted at 01:24 AM ET, 01/16/2014

Wizards throttle Miami Heat with incredible first-quarter barrage

Washington swarmed Miami with its highest scoring quarter in seven seasons.

By Michael Lee  |  01:24 AM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Heat, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Wizards vs Heat: Game 37 Open Thread

The Wizards will attempt to snap a four-game home losing streak against the two-time defending champion Miami Heat. Miami has lost two in a row on the road.

By Michael Lee  |  06:58 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Heat, Wizards

Posted at 03:32 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Wizards still seeking first home win in 2014, have next five in Washington

Washington is tied for the second-fewest home wins in the NBA with seven and have gone 0-4 at home this month.

By Michael Lee  |  03:32 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Miami Heat, Wizards

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 01/15/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal would like to be in ‘He Got Game’ sequel

If Spike Lee really does a sequel, Beal would like him to know that he’s got next -- if asked.

By Michael Lee  |  12:09 PM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Ray Allen, Wizards

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman experiments with eight-man rotation

It worked in Chicago, but Wittman doesn’t know if he’ll stick to same plan going forward.

By Michael Lee  |  08:58 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/15/2014

Survey says: Shaquille O’Neal is NBA’s second-best player of all time

On a recent episode of Family Feud, the game show answers the ago-old question of who is the second best NBA player of all time behind Michael Jordan?

By John Romero  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Wizards’ Garrett Temple provides more than just defense in win over Chicago

Garrett Temple earns minutes because of his defense but he added a little offense in the Wizards’ victory over Chicago.

By Michael Lee  |  02:17 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Garrett Temple, Wizards

Posted at 11:38 AM ET, 01/14/2014

Wizards’ Nene also gets a boost from return to starting lineup

Nene’s return to starting lineup helped Wizards get back on winning track but it also helped him break out of a slump.

By Michael Lee  |  11:38 AM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene, Wizards

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Wizards at Bulls: Game 36 Open Thread

The Wizards have lost two in row and trail the Chicago Bulls in the standings. The Bulls have won five straight and eight of 10 despite losing Derrick Rose and trading Luol Deng.

By Michael Lee  |  07:37 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bulls, Wizards

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Wizards’ Kevin Seraphin comes up big — again — against Dwight Howard

After waiting for an opportunity, Kevin Seraphin scored 18 second-half points to help the Wizards rally Saturday against Houston.

By Michael Lee  |  04:40 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Kevin Seraphin

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 01/13/2014

Wizards owner Ted Leonsis explains Verizon Center leak

In blog post on Saturday’s leak at Verizon Center, Wizards owner Ted Leonsis says problems were result of melted snow and rain last week.

By Michael Lee  |  11:23 AM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ted Leonsis, Wizards

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 01/12/2014

Randy Wittman calls out Wizards for ‘shortcuts’ at home, liked spat between Trevor Ariza and Nene

After another poor showing at home, Randy Wittman laid into the Wizards’ “AAU” effort.

By Adam Kilgore  |  08:00 AM ET, 01/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman

Posted at 09:02 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Wizards-Rockets runs into a rain delay

The Wizards-Rockets game is delayed for about a half hour after a leaky Verizon Center roof leaves water on the court.

By Adam Kilgore  |  09:02 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Wizards vs. Rockets: Game 35 open thread

Washington looks to get back to its winning ways against Houston at Verizon Center.

By Matt Bonesteel  |  06:51 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards-Rockets

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Marcin Gortat on Dwight Howard: “It’s one of the matchups I’m always waiting for”

After backing up Dwight Howard for four years, Marcin Gortat knows his former teammate well and is looking forward to matchup.

By Michael Lee  |  12:32 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dwight Howard, Marcin Gortat, Rockets

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014

Wizards go out with a whimper in Indiana

Wizards post third-lowest scoring output in franchise history with 66 points in a horrific offensive display against the Indiana Pacers.

By Michael Lee  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Marcin Gortat, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Wizards at Pacers: Game 34 Open Thread

The Wizards have lost 11 straight in Indiana but plan to be more physical in rematch with the Pacers.

By Michael Lee  |  06:49 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pacers, Wizards

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on Eric Bledsoe: “It’s kind of sad to see him go down”

John Wall’s former Kentucky teammate Eric Bledsoe of the Phoenix Suns has had his breakout season halted by right knee surgery.

By Michael Lee  |  06:17 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eric Bledsoe, John Wall, Kentucky

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Around the NBA: Does Golden State’s win streak make them a title contender?

It’s only January, but the red-hot Warriors are making a case as a NBA power.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:21 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Golden State Warriors

Posted at 02:23 PM ET, 01/10/2014

Wizards face major road test in Indiana

Pacers are one of the league’s best teams, and Washington has struggled against the NBA’s best this season.

By Michael Lee  |  02:23 PM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards-Pacers

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza comes up huge against former franchise

Trevor Ariza broke out of his slump by scoring 21 points and making huge three-pointer against his former team in New Orleans.

By Michael Lee  |  09:34 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 08:15 PM ET, 01/08/2014

Wizards at Pelicans: Game 33 Open Thread

In their first regular season game against the New Orleans Pelicans, the Wizards are looking to improve to 6-2 on the second end of back-to-back games.

By Michael Lee  |  08:15 PM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Pelicans, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal shows out in front of rapper Nelly

With fellow St. Louis native Nelly in attendance, Bradley Beal scored 21 points to lead Wizards to a win over the Bobcats.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Nelly, Wizards

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 01/07/2014

Wizards at Bobcats: Game 32 Open Thread

The Wizards will attempt to snap a three-game losing streak - and a two-game losing streak in Charlotte - as they take on the Bobcats at Time Warner Cable Arena.

By Michael Lee  |  06:36 PM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bobcats, Wizards

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Al Harrington taking time with come back from knee surgery

Veteran is eager to return from knee surgery, but until he is able, he tries to help his teammates any way he can.

By Michael Lee  |  10:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014

Struggling Marcin Gortat says Wizards have ‘got to regroup’

Marcin Gortat and the Wizards try to regroup after a recent string of poor showings.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat, Randy WIttman

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 01/06/2014

Wizards “front-runner” tendencies contribute to third quarter woes

In their past two home losses, John Wall and Co. have been outscored 70-31 in the third quarter.

By Michael Lee  |  02:40 PM ET, 01/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy WIttman, Warriors, Wizards

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 01/05/2014

Wizards vs. Warriors: Game 31 Open Thread

The Wizards have lost two in a row and five of six overall at Verizon Center and are looking to snap a five-game losing streak against the Golden State Warriors.

By Michael Lee  |  05:22 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Warriors, Wizards

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 01/05/2014

Wizards’ John Wall faces another test in Stephen Curry

John Wall hasn’t fared well at home against some of the league’s best point guards. Now, he gets Golden State’s Stephen Curry.

By Michael Lee  |  01:59 PM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Stephen Curry

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza on ejection in loss to Toronto: “It was just bad”

Trevor Ariza was ejected in the third quarter of the Wizards’ 101-88 loss to Toronto but wishes he had got his “money’s worth.“

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 01/04/2014

Kendall Marshall, after being cut by Wizards, has stellar first start with Lakers

The former Bishop O’Connell star, who was cut by the Wizards in October, had 20 points and 15 assists in leading the Lakers past the Jazz.

By Michael Lee  |  02:37 PM ET, 01/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kendall Marshall, Lakers

Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Rajon Rondo wants to rehab in the D-League. He might have a point.

Boston guard is flirting with the idea of playing in the D-League as he recovers from a torn ACL.

By Brandon Parker  |  11:20 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Boston Celtics, D-League, Rajon Rondo

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Wizards vs Raptors: Game 30 Open Thread

The Wizards are looking to re-establish home-court advantage against the streaking Toronto Raptors, who have won nine of 12 since trading Rudy Gay.

By Michael Lee  |  06:25 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Wizards’ Glen Rice Jr. has stitches removed from injured right wrist

Wizards rookie Glen Rice Jr. has the stitches removed from his surgically-repaired right wrist this week, still a few weeks away from return.

By Michael Lee  |  05:36 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Glen Rice Jr., Wizards

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 01/03/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Booker ready for next challenge after grabbing 19 rebounds

Wizards Trevor Booker came one rebound short of grabbing 20 in loss to Dallas and is looking forward to matchup with Toronto’s Amir Johnson.

By Michael Lee  |  03:20 PM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Wizards struggling to establish home-court advantage

The Wizards have won four of their past five games on the road, but have lost four of their past five games at home.

By Michael Lee  |  07:42 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Home court, Randy WIttman, Verizon Center, Wizards

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Randy Wittman wants Wizards to manufacture more points from foul line

The Wizards shot poorly against Dallas, but Coach Randy Wittman believes the team lost because it failed get to the foul line.

By Michael Lee  |  04:02 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 01/01/2014

Wizards vs Mavericks: Game 29 Open Thread

The Wizards will look to go over .500 for first time since October 2009 and snap seven-game losing streak to Dallas Mavericks.

By Michael Lee  |  05:42 PM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mavericks, Wizards

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 01/01/2014

Wizards’ Marcin Gorat improving after injuring left hand in Pistons win

Marcin Gortat jammed his thumb on the rim while blocking a dunk attempt by Detroit Pistons forward Josh Smith late in Wizards’ 106-99 win on Monday.

By Michael Lee  |  12:22 PM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Marcin Gortat

Posted at 08:17 AM ET, 01/01/2014

Wizards forward Trevor Booker’s son released from hospital

Trevor Booker’s infant son, Jaxson, had surgery last Saturday but was released from hospital.

By Michael Lee  |  08:17 AM ET, 01/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Booker

 

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