Michael Lee

ReporterWashington, D.C.

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Many of the game’s best players have taken a pass on the FIBA World Cup but that only means others have a chance to make a name for themselves.

  • Aug 29, 2014

James Harden will have to take on more responsibility for Team USA after a series of withdrawals and Paul George’s unfortunate injury.

  • Aug 27, 2014

Like Pau Gasol before him, Kevin Love has a chance to erase years of team failure by winning a championship (or two) in Cleveland.

  • Aug 27, 2014

Overcoming injury and doubters, Golden State guard has become a legitimate NBA star. Now he has been tasked with leading Team USA.

  • Aug 25, 2014

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony admits that he was “close” to leaving this summer but returned because of his confidence in Phil Jackson and the direction of the franchise.

  • Aug 22, 2014

As unlikely as it sounds, moving to Minnesota will help draft’s No. 1 pick shine and maximize talents, something that would not be possible playing with LeBron James.

  • Aug 19, 2014

Forward embracing unorthodox option to make an exit from Motor City, enter unrestricted free agency in 2015.

  • Aug 18, 2014

A long season would be much better with things like weighted schedules and fewer back-to-backs.

  • Aug 13, 2014

Abbreviated playoff between bottom four teams for rights to No. 1 draft pick could spice things up.

  • Aug 13, 2014

Franchise figures to enjoy title shot, hometown supremacy over Lakers in wake of Donald Sterling debacle.

  • Aug 12, 2014
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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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