Michael Lee

ReporterWashington, D.C.


As Washington has thrived so far this postseason while going with a smaller lineup, Nene’s role has been significantly diminished.

  • May 4, 2015

Washington’s young stars showed physical and mental strength during a come-from-behind win against Atlanta.

  • May 3, 2015

The top seed in the East is just 11-10 in its last 21 games, including a first-round playoff win over the Nets.

  • May 2, 2015

Paul Millsap scores 25 and Atlanta uses 41-point third quarter to spark 111-87 rout to close out series in six games.

  • May 1, 2015

Thunder GM is taking a chance on a rookie head coach in a pivotal year for the franchise.

  • Apr 30, 2015

The removal of Donald Sterling was supposed to ring in a glorious next chapter for Los Angeles. But the Spurs could cut that story short.

  • Apr 30, 2015

Love has always scoffed at speculation about his future in Cleveland but his season-ending shoulder injury has brought those worries to forefront.

  • Apr 29, 2015

Williams matched his playoff career high with 35 points Monday as Brooklyn somehow evened its series with Atlanta at two games apiece.

  • Apr 28, 2015

In the playoffs, Love was finally fitting in with Cleveland. Now, his injury may derail the team’s championship hopes.

  • Apr 27, 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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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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