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Wizards Insider: February, 2014

Posted at 11:09 PM ET, 02/28/2014

Wizards’ Chris Singleton makes most of long-awaited shot in win over Toronto

After starting the season on shelf with a foot injury, then rarely playing, Chris Singleton is finally getting his shot - and he came up with a huge performance in Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  11:09 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Singleton, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 02/28/2014

John Wall wants Wizards to stay on a roll

Wall finally reached 30 wins for the first time in his career but the work is far from done.

By Michael Lee  |  03:38 PM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA, Toronto Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 08:30 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Wizards feel “drained” after hard-fought, triple overtime victory in Toronto

The Wizards gutted out the franchise’s first triple overtime game since Nov. 15, 1975.

By Michael Lee  |  08:30 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Toronto Raptors, Wizards-Raptors

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Midseason free agency can separate NBA contenders from pretenders

The Bulls, With Saturday’s postseason eligibility deadline looming for free agents, teams like Chicago, Brooklyn and Houston could look to remedy their weaknesses.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, Brooklyn Nets, Chicago Bulls, Houston Rockets

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Wizards at Raptors: Game 58 Open Thread

With Kevin Seraphin sidelined, the Wizards are seeking their first win of the season against Toronto and first five-game win streak since closing the 2011-12 campaign on a six-game roll.

By Michael Lee  |  06:30 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Toronto Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 02/27/2014

Drew Gooden to make Wizards debut: ‘I still believed I have some gas in the tank’

Veteran will likely get thrown into the fire quickly with Kevin Seraphin out against Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  02:26 PM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Gooden, Wizards

Posted at 10:39 AM ET, 02/27/2014

Wizards’ Al Harrington, Andre Miller providing stabilizing presence

Thirty-somethings Al Harrington and Andre Miller have helped provide a steadying presence for the Wizards.

By Michael Lee  |  10:39 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Andre Miller, Wizards

Posted at 08:52 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Wizards send Glen Rice Jr. back to NBA Development League

The Wizards send Glen Rice Jr. down to the Iowa Energy of NBA Development League to get more playing time.

By Michael Lee  |  08:52 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Glen Rice Jr.

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 02/26/2014

Drew Gooden ‘eager’ to make most of second swing with Wizards

When the Wizards acquired Gooden four years ago, he had no desire to play for a rebuilding team. The situations for both parties have changed since then.

By Michael Lee  |  06:02 PM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Gooden, Wizards

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 02/26/2014

Wizards sharing, taking care of ball in February

The Wizards guaranteed their second winning month of the season with win over Orlando. The success has been as a result of better ball-movement and fewer turnovers.

By Michael Lee  |  09:56 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 08:12 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Wizards sign Drew Gooden to a 10-day contract

In need of front court depth with a banged up roster, the Wizards will add 11-year veteran Drew Gooden to the team on a 10-day contract.

By Michael Lee  |  08:12 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Drew Gooden, NBA, Wizards

Posted at 06:49 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Wizards vs Magic: Game 57 Open Thread

The Wizards will be without Nene and Kevin Seraphin as they try to extend their winning streak to four games and go over .500 for the second time this season.

By Michael Lee  |  06:49 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Orlando Magic, Wizards

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 02/25/2014

Wizards’ Kevin Seraphin out against Magic with sore knee

Already without Nene against Magic, the Wizards also lose Kevin Seraphin to knee soreness.

By Michael Lee  |  01:26 PM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Injuries, Kevin Seraphin

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/25/2014

Wizards to lean on Kevin Seraphin, Trevor Booker with Nene sidelined

With Nene out for six weeks, the Wizards will lean more Kevin Seraphin and Trevor Booker but also look to fill their vacant roster spot, possibly with veteran Drew Gooden.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Seraphin, Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 02/24/2014

Wizards’ Nene has sprained MCL, will miss six weeks

After fearing that he could miss the rest of the season, the Wizards learned that Nene has a sprained MCL that will cost him six weeks.

By Michael Lee  |  05:27 PM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Nene, Wizards

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 02/24/2014

Wizards nervously await MRI exam results for Nene

Nene went down with a sprained left knee in the third quarter of the Wizards’ 96-83 win over Cleveland. The team now nervously awaits the MRI results.

By Michael Lee  |  10:37 AM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 12:41 AM ET, 02/24/2014

Al Harrington, Kevin Seraphin fill in for injured Nene, help Wizards beat Cleveland

Al Harrington and Kevin Seraphin combined to score nine points after Nene went down with a left knee injury in the third quarter to help Wizards get back to .500.

By Michael Lee  |  12:41 AM ET, 02/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Kevin Seraphin, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 02/23/2014

Wizards at Cavaliers: Game 56 Open Thread

The Wizards are looking to even the season series against Cleveland and push their record back to .500 overall and on the road.

By Michael Lee  |  05:50 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Cavaliers, Wizards

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 02/23/2014

Andre Miller has quiet but steady Wizards debut

The veteran guard is still shaking out kinks from a nearly two-month layoff but had five points, three rebounds and three assists in his Wizards debut.

By Michael Lee  |  03:25 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 02/23/2014

Jason Collins set to return to NBA with Brooklyn Nets

After a 10-month layoff, Jason Collins has returned to the NBA after agreeing to a 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets.

By Michael Lee  |  02:19 PM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brooklyn Nets, Jason Collins

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/23/2014

Wild win over New Orleans obscured another sluggish start for the Wizards

The night could have ended in another demoralizing home loss to an inferior opponent, but Nene’s dunk brought jubilation to the Wizards locker room.

By Alex Prewitt  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 02/22/2014

Wizards vs. Pelicans: Game 55 open thread

Plus some pregame notes on Al Harrington and a homecoming for New Orleans Coach Monty Williams.

By Alex Prewitt  |  06:17 PM ET, 02/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Men's Basketball, Wizards

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 02/22/2014

Wizards’ Al Harrington declares himself ready for New Orleans

After a more than three month layoff because of a right knee injury, Al Harrington says he’s ready to return to action for the Wizards.

By Michael Lee  |  10:53 AM ET, 02/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Wizards’ backup point guard carousel continues

The Wizards have tried to find a suitable backup for John Wall for nearly four years. They are hoping Andre Miller is finally the solution.

By Michael Lee  |  11:50 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Eric Maynor, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Jan Vesely’s time ran out in Washington

Jan Vesely struggled to find his confidence and joy in Washington. The Wizards finally gave up on him in deadline deal for Andre Miller.

By Michael Lee  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Denver Nuggets, Eric Maynor, Jan Vesely, Wizards

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Story lines for the NBA season’s second half

Questions abound as the playoffs loom, including whether Indiana can dethrone the Miami Heat.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:30 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 02/20/2014

Sources: Wizards to acquire Andre Miller from Denver

In desperate need for a backup for John Wall, the Wizards parted with Jan Vesely to get Andre Miller from Denver.

By Michael Lee  |  01:07 PM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andre Miller, Eric Maynor, Jan Vesely

Posted at 10:59 AM ET, 02/20/2014

John Wall, Bradley Beal hope Wizards stand pat at trade deadline

With Thursday’s 3 p.m. deadline approaching, team’s stars don’t want the Wizards to break up what they have going.

By Michael Lee  |  10:59 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, NBA trade deadline, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Booker has another big game in Atlanta, finally gets a win

Still upset over last loss in Atlanta, Trevor Booker bails out Wizards with huge third quarter in win over Hawks.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trevor Booker, Wizards

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Wizards at Hawks: Game 54 Open Thread

The Wizards are on a three-game losing streak, but have lost 12 in a row in Atlanta and haven’t won at Philips Arena since Jan. 11, 2008.

By Michael Lee  |  07:18 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Atlanta Hawks, Wizards

Posted at 03:39 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Wizards get results from going small late against Toronto Raptors

Randy Wittman got ejected late but Wizards made late push after assistant Don Newman decided to go with small lineup against Toronto.

By Michael Lee  |  03:39 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Wizards not panicking despite recent slide

Bradley Beal says team must have “amnesia.“

By Michael Lee  |  10:16 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Wizards

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Wizards vs Raptors: Game 53 Open Thread

The Wizards have yet to defeat Toronto this season, but Coach Randy Wittman is more focused on how team will finish final 30 games than avenging previous losses.

By Michael Lee  |  06:00 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Toronto Raptors, Wizards

Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 02/18/2014

Wizards Coach Randy Wittman ‘not anticipating anything’ at NBA trade deadline

Leaguewide, few deals are expected, and that includes Washington.

By Michael Lee  |  02:39 PM ET, 02/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  NBA trade teadline

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2014

Wizards’ John Wall loses bet with Bradley Beal, to wear Florida pajama onesie

John Wall made a bet with Bradley Beal over the Florida-Kentucky game and will have to pay in embarrassing fashion.

By Michael Lee  |  09:05 PM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Florida, John Wall, Kentucky, Washington Wizards

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on first all-star appearance: “I was hungry for more”

John Wall understood that he wouldn’t get much playing time as a first-time all-star but he maximized his minutes.

By Michael Lee  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Game, John Wall, NBA All-Star

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 02/16/2014

NBA All-Star Game: Open Thread

With his first all-star weekend near completion, John Wall wants to be back “every year from now on.“

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 PM ET, 02/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA All-Star, Wizards

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014

Wizards’ John Wall wins Dunker of the Night, leads East to victory

John Wall took advice from Twitter before determining the dunk that propelled him to victory.

By Michael Lee  |  09:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, NBA All-Star, NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal had “great experience” in Three-Point Shootout

Wizards guard Bradley Beal finished second in NBA three-point contest to San Antonio’s Marco Belinelli but got approval from St. Louis rapper Nelly.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Weekend, Bradley Beal, NBA, Three-Point Shootout, Wizards

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 02/15/2014

Wizards’ John Wall on dunking: “I’m more of a dunk contest person”

John Wall explains why he isn’t an “in-game-dunker” and how JaVale McGee got robbed in 2011.

By Michael Lee  |  04:32 PM ET, 02/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  All-Star Weekend, Blake Griffin, JaVale McGee, John Wall, LeBron James, NBA, NBA Slam Dunk Contest

Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 02/15/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal helps Team Hill win in Rising Stars Challenge

Bradley Beal has some tough competition in the Three-Point contest but believes he has a good chance to win.

By Michael Lee  |  12:02 AM ET, 02/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, NBA All-Star, Three-Point shoutout, Wizards

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 02/14/2014

NBA Midseason Awards Report

While Kevin Durant appears to have locked up MVP, several of the other award races are not as cut-and-dry.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:04 PM ET, 02/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2014

Wizards upset over controversial finish vs. Rockets

After the Wizards’ controversial 113-112 loss in Houston, one player said, “[Expletive] the NBA, sometimes.“

By Michael Lee  |  11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Rockets, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 08:01 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Wizards at Rockets: Game 52 Open Thread

The Wizards are looking to avenge a 114-107 loss to the Houston Rockets on Jan. 11 and have lost four straight at Toyota Center.

By Michael Lee  |  08:01 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Houston Rockets, Wizards

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Memphis catches Wizards’ John Wall slipping defensively

All-star again had trouble with a backup point guard.

By Michael Lee  |  12:13 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Memphis Grizzlies

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Video: ‘Post Sports Live’ talks John Wall at the dunk contest

Is the event still must-see TV?

By Matt Bonesteel  |  10:11 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall

Posted at 08:06 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Wizards at Grizzlies: Game 51 Open Thread

The Wizards are hoping to end an eight-game skid in Memphis, dating back to Nov. 3, 2004 - the opening night of FedEx Forum.

By Michael Lee  |  08:06 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Memphis Grizzlies, Wizards

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 02/11/2014

Wizards’ Otto Porter has close-to-homecoming in Memphis

Wizards rookie Otto Porter Jr. used to travel two hours to watch the Memphis Grizzlies play. Now, he’s hoping for a chance.

By Michael Lee  |  05:31 PM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Memphis Grizzlies, Otto Porter, Wizards

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 02/11/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal regains form from long distance in win over Kings

Bradley Beal made four three-pointers against Sacramento after coming for just three shots from long distance in previous five games.

By Michael Lee  |  09:05 AM ET, 02/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 02/10/2014

Wizards shut down DeMarcus Cousins, Rudy Gay, escape with much-needed win

Facing another high-scoring opponent, the Wizards won ugly, with defense against Sacramento. They’re now 18-6 when holding opponents below 100 points.

By Michael Lee  |  09:31 AM ET, 02/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kings, Nene, Wizards

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 02/09/2014

Wizards vs Kings: Game 50 Open Thread

The Wizards have lost two in a row overall and three straight to the Sacramento Kings.

By Michael Lee  |  06:01 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kings, Wizards

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 02/09/2014

Wizards’ Al Harrington expects to return “soon” after all-star break

Al Harrington is feeling better two months after his knee surgery and expects to be back after the all-star break.

By Michael Lee  |  02:27 PM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, Wizards

Posted at 09:45 AM ET, 02/09/2014

Randy Wittman says Wizards’ record should be “well over .500

After Wizards lose to another struggling team at home, Coach Randy Wittman is searching for the right way to motivate his team.

By Michael Lee  |  09:45 AM ET, 02/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman, Wizards

Posted at 07:30 AM ET, 02/08/2014

Wizards once again let down guard against an inferior foe at home

The Wizards are 18-9 against teams with records below .500, but six of those losses have been at home.

By Michael Lee  |  07:30 AM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cleveland Cavaliers, John Wall, Randy WIttman, Wizards-Cavaliers

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Wizards vs Cavaliers: Game 49 Open Thread

The Cleveland Cavaliers have been struggling mightily in recent weeks, but the Wizards know that they are a dangerous team after losing to them in overtime on Nov. 16.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cavaliers, Wizards

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 02/07/2014

Wizards’ John Wall draws praise from Gregg Popovich, Tim Duncan

Spurs’ coach and their future Hall of Famer say Washington’s point guard has made the leap.

By Michael Lee  |  12:19 PM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gregg Popovich, John Wall, Tim Duncan

Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 02/07/2014

Still collecting $3.5 million from Wizards, Shannon Brown has moved on to Spurs

The Wizards had no use for Shannon Brown after acquiring him from Phoenix in a deal for Marcin Gortat, but he has rebounded well with the San Antonio Spurs.

By Michael Lee  |  09:25 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Emeka Okafor, Marcin Gortat, NBA, Shannon Brown, Wizards

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 02/07/2014

The Decision 2.0 looms for LeBron James

Whether the Miami Heat star decides to test free agency this summer could come down to one player -- and his name isn’t Dwyane Wade.

By Brandon Parker  |  07:04 AM ET, 02/07/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Around the NBA, LeBron James, Miami Heat

Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 02/06/2014

John Wall, Bradley Beal to represent Wizards on All-Star Saturday night

John Wall will become the second Wizard to enter the Slam Dunk contest, while Bradley Beal will try to become the franchise’s second three-point champion.

By Michael Lee  |  08:40 PM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 06:55 AM ET, 02/06/2014

Two minutes cost Wizards in loss to San Antonio Spurs

The Wizards started out the third quarter with a lackadaisical approach and it resulted in a double-overtime loss to the undermanned San Antonio Spurs.

By Michael Lee  |  06:55 AM ET, 02/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  San Antonio Spurs, Tim Duncan, Wizards-Spurs

Posted at 06:27 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Wizards vs Spurs: Game 48 Open Thread

Washington has lost 15 straight games to the Spurs, dating back to Nov. 12, 2005 - before 12 players on the Wizards’ roster even entered the league.

By Michael Lee  |  06:27 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Spurs, Wizards

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 02/05/2014

Washington Wizards taking ball-movement cue from San Antonio Spurs

The Spurs have had success by sharing the ball for years. The Wizards are taking a similar approach in recent wins.

By Michael Lee  |  02:30 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy WIttman, Spurs, Wizards

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014

Wizards’ Kevin Seraphin serves as “X-factor” in win over Portland

Kevin Seraphin continues to respond when given sporadic minutes. He scored a season-high 19 points to help Wizards beat Portland, get over .500.

By Michael Lee  |  06:00 AM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Seraphin, Wizards

Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014

On eighth try, Wizards get over .500

The Wizards had gone 1,556 days without ever having a winning record - until they finally defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 100-90.

By Michael Lee  |  06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Nene, Randy WIttman, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Wizards vs Trail Blazers: Game 47 Open Thread

The Wizards have won two straight close games against the Portland Trail Blazers, but a third consecutive win could finally put the team above .500.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Trail Blazers, Wizards

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 02/03/2014

Wizards’ Martell Webster stays modest after Seahawks win Super Bowl

Seattle native Martell Webster couldn’t hide his excitement during Seahawks run to Super Bowl title but kept his celebration muted.

By Michael Lee  |  05:39 PM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Martell Webster, NFL, Seahawks, Super Bowl, Wizards

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Wizards’ Bradley Beal “felt the same” with increased minutes

Bradley Beal had been limited to 30 minutes per game for the past six weeks but received an increase in the Wizards’ 96-81 win over Oklahoma City.

By Michael Lee  |  10:43 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Wizards

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza helps slow down Kevin Durant

Trevor Ariza has been the Wizards’ best perimeter defender and proved his worth once again against MVP candidate Kevin Durant.

By Michael Lee  |  07:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Trevor Ariza, Wizards

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2014

Wizards’ John Wall, Bradley Beal undecided on all-star weekend events

John Wall and Bradley Beal have both been asked to participate in all-star weekend events but remain undecided because of injury concerns.

By Michael Lee  |  11:40 AM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, John Wall, Wizards

Posted at 06:08 AM ET, 02/02/2014

Kevin Durant on playing for Wizards: “I haven’t given it any thought”

In his return home, Oklahoma City Thunder all-star forward Kevin Durant explains how he has “never thought about” playing for the Wizards and discusses John Wall’s growth.

By Michael Lee  |  06:08 AM ET, 02/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Wall, Kevin Durant, Wizards

Posted at 06:29 PM ET, 02/01/2014

Wizards vs Thunder: Game 46 Open Thread

The Wizards have won two consecutive home games against Kevin Durant and the Oklahoma City Thunder. They will also seek revenge for a 106-105 overtime loss on Nov. 10 in Oklahoma City which they blew a 10-point led in the final three minutes.

By Michael Lee  |  06:29 PM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Thunder, Wizards

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 02/01/2014

Wizards’ John Wall admits he’d make a pitch for Kevin Durant in 2016

Durant will become a free agent in 2016. Would he think about playing for his hometown team?

By Michael Lee  |  02:48 PM ET, 02/01/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Kevin Durant, Thunder, Wizards

 

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