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Posted at 07:15 AM ET, 04/22/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza shows rare emotion, provides ‘steady’ production in Game 1

Aside from a rare show of emotion in the third quarter, Trevor Ariza scored a relatively quiet 18 points in the Wizards’ 102-93 win over the Chicago Bulls in Game 1.

By Michael Lee  |  07:15 AM ET, 04/22/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:13 PM ET, 04/16/2014

Wizards gain momentum as Trevor Ariza recovers from flu, shooting slump

After failing to hit a three-pointer in three straight games, Wizards top shooter has hit seven of his last 11 tries.

By Brandon Parker  |  03:13 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2014

Wizards look to rediscover touch from three-point line

Despite being the NBA’s third-best three-point shooting team, the Wizards are just 9-for-50 from downtown in their last three games.

By Brandon Parker  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 04/05/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza overcomes illness to shut down injured Carmelo Anthony

Trevor Ariza helped shut down Carmelo Anthony as Wizards keep another top scorer in check.

By Michael Lee  |  10:00 AM ET, 04/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:35 AM ET, 04/03/2014

Wizards realize work isn’t done after reaching ‘one of our goals’

The Wizards had some fun during after a game that clinched a playoff berth for the first time since 2008 but more work remains.

By Michael Lee  |  08:35 AM ET, 04/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 03/30/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza uncertain about status for Charlotte

Trevor Ariza injured his left groin while slipping and falling on Wizards slippery court. The injury could force him to miss some time.

By Michael Lee  |  11:36 AM ET, 03/30/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 03/09/2014

Wizards lacking killer instinct in Milwaukee

Washington looks complacent after building a huge first-half lead.

By Michael Lee  |  11:17 AM ET, 03/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:13 AM ET, 03/06/2014

Trevor Ariza moving up Wizards’ single-season three-point list

“The Flamethrower” is torching opponents from long range.

By Michael Lee  |  11:13 AM ET, 03/06/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:58 AM ET, 03/02/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza has career night in Philadelphia

Trevor Ariza has been blistering from three-point range this season and had an unforgettable night in Philadelphia.

By Michael Lee  |  11:58 AM ET, 03/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2014

Wizards upset over controversial finish vs. Rockets

After the Wizards’ controversial 113-112 loss in Houston, one player said, “[Expletive] the NBA, sometimes.“

By Michael Lee  |  11:28 AM ET, 02/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014

On eighth try, Wizards get over .500

The Wizards had gone 1,556 days without ever having a winning record - until they finally defeated the Portland Trail Blazers, 100-90.

By Michael Lee  |  06:06 AM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza helps slow down Kevin Durant

Trevor Ariza has been the Wizards’ best perimeter defender and proved his worth once again against MVP candidate Kevin Durant.

By Michael Lee  |  07:01 AM ET, 02/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 01/28/2014

Wizards hope to bring ‘A game’ against Golden State

Washington knows it’ll need a better effort at Golden State than in teams’ previous meeting earlier this month

By Michael Lee  |  02:01 PM ET, 01/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:01 PM ET, 01/21/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza will “keep shooting” until slump is over

Trevor Ariza has struggled in January, connecting on just 37.7 percent of his shots this month, but plans to “keep shooting” until the slump is over.

By Michael Lee  |  11:01 PM ET, 01/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014

Wizards lose Trevor Booker, experience drop-off in energy against Detroit

The Wizards were bound to have a bad game after playing at a high level during a three-game winning streak.

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014

Eight is enough for Wizards

Wizards’ eight-man rotation nearly collapsed in third quarter, but held on against Miami Heat.

By Michael Lee  |  08:55 AM ET, 01/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014

Wizards go out with a whimper in Indiana

Wizards post third-lowest scoring output in franchise history with 66 points in a horrific offensive display against the Indiana Pacers.

By Michael Lee  |  07:45 AM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza comes up huge against former franchise

Trevor Ariza broke out of his slump by scoring 21 points and making huge three-pointer against his former team in New Orleans.

By Michael Lee  |  09:34 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2014

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza on ejection in loss to Toronto: “It was just bad”

Trevor Ariza was ejected in the third quarter of the Wizards’ 101-88 loss to Toronto but wishes he had got his “money’s worth.“

By Michael Lee  |  07:00 AM ET, 01/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 12/03/2013

Trevor Ariza catches fire from long distance, leads Wizards to another win

Trevor Ariza has made nine three pointers and scored 48 points in his past two games, helping the Wizards claim wins over Atlanta and Orlando.

By Michael Lee  |  07:04 AM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:08 AM ET, 11/28/2013

Wizards steal win in Milwaukee with defense, Marcin Gortat

The Wizards needed to clamp down defensively and get a big game from Marcin Gortat to avoid losing in Milwaukee.

By Michael Lee  |  07:08 AM ET, 11/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Wizards vs Lakers: Game 14 Open Thread

The Wizards will try to regroup after losing Bradley Beal and continue their winning ways as they host the Kobe Bryant-less Los Angeles Lakers.

By Michael Lee  |  06:52 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Wizards’ Otto Porter, Chris Singleton practice for first time; Trevor Ariza returns

The Wizards welcomed back three injured players to practice, as Otto Porter and Chris Singleton practice for the first time and Trevor Ariza returns. Only Ariza will play - and start - against the Los Angeles.

By Michael Lee  |  02:37 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza hopes to return soon

Trevor Ariza is trying to stay upbeat as he deals with a strained right hamstring and the Wizards’ early struggles.

By Michael Lee  |  10:15 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:18 AM ET, 11/16/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza out, Al Harrington questionable against Cleveland

The Wizards will be without Trevor Ariza, and possibly Al Harrington, on Saturday when they host the Cleveland Cavaliers.

By Michael Lee  |  07:18 AM ET, 11/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:37 AM ET, 11/14/2013

Wizards’ Trevor Ariza strains hamstring in defeat

Wizards swingman will have an MRI exam to determine the extent of the injury the suffered during the loss

By Michael Lee  |  08:37 AM ET, 11/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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)

Posted at 11:50 PM ET, 10/01/2013

Wizards' Trevor Ariza rests sore right calf

Otto Porter Jr. and Trevor Booker didn't practice again, but Trevor Ariza also sat out the fourth day of training camp with a sore right calf.

By Michael Lee  |  11:50 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 08/08/2013

Washington Wizards' Trevor Ariza: 'Whatever the coaches ask of me, I try to do'

Veteran talks about why he decided to pick up his option.

By Michael Lee  |  02:52 PM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:51 AM ET, 06/27/2013

Wizards forward Trevor Ariza picks up option for next season

Wizards forward Trevor Ariza exercised his $7.7 million option to ensure that he will be back with the team next season.

By Michael Lee  |  12:51 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 04/14/2013

Wizards' Trevor Ariza on Kobe Bryant: "It's devastating to the league"

Trevor Ariza is done for the season with a knee injury but he felt worse for former teammate Kobe Bryant.

By Michael Lee  |  06:20 PM ET, 04/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 04/05/2013

Wizards' Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza both intend to complete contracts

Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza can opt out of their contracts after this season but both intend to complete their current deals.

By Michael Lee  |  09:55 AM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 03/23/2013

Wizards' Trevor Ariza celebrates son's birthday with big game against Lakers

Trevor Ariza celebrates his son's birthday by hitting a career-high seven three-pointers in win over his hometown Lakers.

By Michael Lee  |  11:04 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Wizards' Trevor Ariza finally faces New Orleans

Trevor Ariza will face his former team, the New Orleans Hornets, for the first time since getting traded last June.

By Michael Lee  |  08:12 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Wizards' Trevor Ariza almost saved the day

Trevor Ariza nearly helped the Wizards steal a game that they would've had no business winning.

By Michael Lee  |  07:44 PM ET, 02/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 02/25/2013

Report: Clippers reject Trevor Ariza-Caron Butler swap

The Wizards nearly had reunion with Caron Butler but Clippers owner Donald Sterling reportedly rejected a swap for Trevor Ariza.

By Michael Lee  |  05:11 PM ET, 02/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 PM ET, 02/18/2013

Wizards' Trevor Ariza on passing of Lakers owner Jerry Buss: "It hurts bad"

Trevor Ariza reflects on playing for the late Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who died on Monday after a long battle with cancer.

By Michael Lee  |  10:38 PM ET, 02/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:21 PM ET, 02/06/2013

Wizards receive lift from Ariza and Singleton

Reserve Trevor Ariza made five three-pointers and forced Carmelo Anthony to work for his shots, and Chris Singleton came off the bench to give the Wizards a shot in the arm.

By Gene Wang  |  11:21 PM ET, 02/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 12/31/2012

Trevor Ariza hoping to return this week

Trevor Ariza has missed the past 13 games with a strained left calf but is hoping that he can make a return some time this week - just not Tuesday against Dallas.

By Michael Lee  |  05:40 PM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 12/30/2012

Trevor Ariza expected to start practicing this week

Coach Randy Wittman says Ariza is probably closest of the Wizards' injured players to returning to full-contact practice, possibly by Monday.

By Michael Lee  |  10:22 AM ET, 12/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 12/05/2012

Trevor Ariza will be out for "some time" with strain left calf

The Wizards had a big win over Miami, but they suffered a significant loss with Trevor Ariza going down with a strained left calf.

By Michael Lee  |  05:17 PM ET, 12/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 11/14/2012

Wizards get a more aggressive Trevor Ariza, still waiting for a win

Trevor Ariza's aggressive play was the lone bright spot in the Wizards' dismal loss to the Bobcats.

By Michael Lee  |  12:52 PM ET, 11/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 06/22/2012

Highlights from Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza news conference

Veteran players Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza talk to reporters after trade from New Orleans.

By Matt Breen  |  05:08 PM ET, 06/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)