Michael Lee

ReporterWashington, D.C.


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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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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