Wizards Insider: preseason


Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 10/24/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza, Al Harrington finally find form in preseason finale

Duo combines for 36 points against the Pistons.

By Michael Lee  |  11:36 AM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  al harrington, preseason, Trevor Ariza

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013

Greg Monroe on Wizards’ Otto Porter Jr.: ‘I know he’ll grow up real fast’

Rookie remains sidelined with a hip injury.

By Michael Lee  |  12:06 PM ET, 10/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Otto Porter Jr., preseason

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 10/15/2013

Wizards hoping to overcome turnover problems

“I wish there was a magic wand” to fix Washington’s issues, Coach Randy Wittman says.

By Michael Lee  |  03:21 PM ET, 10/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 10/08/2013

Bradley Beal, John Wall eager for Wizards' preseason opener

Wall says team will use the game to "get our chemistry down pat."

By Gene Wang  |  01:58 PM ET, 10/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 10/27/2012

Wizards cut Shavlik Randolph and Steven Gray

The Wizards reduced their roster to 17 after waiving Shavlik Randolph and Steven Gray, but they still have to make two more cuts before Monday's 5 p.m. deadline.

By Michael Lee  |  07:01 PM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:53 PM ET, 10/27/2012

Bradley Beal frustrated after worst outing as a Wizard

The rookie goes scoreless in 19 minutes and, as Coach Randy Wittman put it, "didnt even know he was on the floor there."

By Michael Lee  |  02:53 PM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, preseason

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 10/27/2012

Wittman has roster decisions to make as Wizards close preseason with a loss

Wizards lost their preseason finale in San Antonio, but the game was hardly meaningless with so many players trying to leave a final impression on Coach Randy Wittman.

By Michael Lee  |  12:13 PM ET, 10/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 10/22/2012

Wizards’ Trevor Booker: “I like getting crunk”

Trevor Booker has provided an instant boost of emotion and energy since returning from a hamstring injury. He has scored 34 points in just 38 minutes in two preseason games, confirming his belief in himself.

By Michael Lee  |  01:20 PM ET, 10/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  preseason, Trevor Booker

Posted at 04:52 PM ET, 10/19/2012

Wizards retain six players through 2013-14

The team commits to its youth movement, signing six first former first-round picks - John Wall, Trevor Booker, Kevin Seraphin, Jordan Crawford, Jan Vesely and Chris Singleton - through 2014.

By Michael Lee  |  04:52 PM ET, 10/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 10/17/2012

Randy Wittman seeking consistency from Jan Vesely

After Jan Vesely "slipped" in Brooklyn, Coach Randy Wittman pulled the second-year forward aside and implored him to provide more consistency for the team.

By Michael Lee  |  02:31 PM ET, 10/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jan Vesely, preseason

Posted at 07:42 AM ET, 10/16/2012

Wizards lose as major professional sports returns to Brooklyn

Martell Webster, Emeka Okafor and Bradley Beal tried to still the show in a big night for Brooklyn, but the Nets prevailed with the help of former Wizard, Andray Blatche

By Michael Lee  |  07:42 AM ET, 10/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 10/15/2012

Andray Blatche: ‘I’m blessed to be here with a second chance’

Andray Blatche’s jersey number - zero - serves as a reminder of what he hopes to overcome in Brooklyn.

By Michael Lee  |  03:00 PM ET, 10/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andray Blatche, Nets, preseason

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/14/2012

Seraphin goes down, teammates come up big in win over Cleveland

Wizards big man Kevin Seraphin got injured but Brian Cook and Shavlik Randolph come off bench to combine for 19 points and 12 rebounds. Jan Vesely, Jordan Crawford, Bradley Beal and Shelvin Mack all step up as Wizards claim first preseason win over Cleveland.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:39 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Bradley Beal, Martell Webster, Jannero Pargo start vs. Cavaliers

Bradley Beal, Martell Webster and Jannero Pargo get to start against Cleveland as Randy Wittman is forced to shuffle his lineup because of a depleted front court. Chris Singleton and Emeka Okafor are both out.

By Michael Lee  |  07:39 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 10/13/2012

Wizards’ six-game road trip a ‘good test’ to end preseason

After playing only one home preseason game, the Wizards will play their next six on the road.

By Michael Lee  |  03:52 PM ET, 10/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 10/12/2012

Bradley Beal ‘has a little [Dwyane] Wade in him’

Teammate Martell Webster says the promising young rookie has the kind of "flash" that reminds him of the Heat star.

By Michael Lee  |  01:12 PM ET, 10/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bradley Beal, Dwyane Wade, preseason