Michael Lee

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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The Pacers want to run more and found the perfect player for an up-tempo offense in free agent Monta Ellis.

  • Jul 2, 2015

The big man passed on the big markets for the more playoff-ready Bucks. Maybe New York and L.A. need to be a little more like Milwaukee?

  • Jul 2, 2015

San Antonio made moves to convince LaMarcus Aldridge to join them. Cleveland brought back Kevin Love. It could mean a Spurs-Cavs matchup in the Finals.

  • Jul 1, 2015

Two of the NBA’s premier franchises are about to dangle millions during a summer search that starts Wednesday at 12:01 a.m.

  • Jun 30, 2015

How the NBA’s available talents stack up.

  • Jun 29, 2015

Kentucky freshman Karl-Anthony Towns becomes Minnesota’s first No 1 overall draft pick while the Lakers take Ohio State point guard D’Angelo Russell with the second pick.

  • Jun 26, 2015

With Kentucky’s Karl-Anthony Towns and Duke’s Jahlil Okafor potential top picks, two centers could go first and second for the first time since 2004.

  • Jun 24, 2015

Barring a big trade (DeMarcus Cousins, anyone?), this is how things could play out at Thursday’s draft.

  • Jun 23, 2015

Another NBA season is in the books and the Golden State Warriors ended an almost wire-to-wire run at the top with a title. But what’s next for the league’s 30 teams?

  • Jun 22, 2015

The Hall of Famer turned TV analyst was an early backer of the Wizards last season, but he’s no longer a believer after their 16-21 slide to conclude the regular season.

  • Apr 17, 2015
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About
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.
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