Michael Lee

ReporterWashington, D.C.


The Bucks were one of the league’s surprise teams last season, but they want to maintain before anyone proclaims that they are among the East’s elite.

  • Jul 30, 2015

In Kevin Garnett, Karl-Anthony Towns will have the ultimate tutor to expand his knowledge and become a prototypical big man for new NBA era.

  • Jul 27, 2015

Jahlil Okafor is confident he can be the building block the Philadelphia 76ers have been waiting for during a gruesome journey back to relevance.

  • Jul 23, 2015

The Nuggets didn’t expect to have Emmanuel Mudiay available to them but they decided to place their future in the hands - and deft passing - of the seventh overall pick.

  • Jul 21, 2015

The Houston Rockets sacrificed little but still took a huge risk in getting Ty Lawson from the Denver Nuggets a week after his second DUI in 2015.

  • Jul 20, 2015

Former Maryland product Alex Len was forced to return to a reserve role when Phoenix signed veteran big man Tyson Chandler but plans to take advantage of situation.

  • Jul 19, 2015

“John [Wall] and I, we both have to,” Beal said. “We’re thrust into that position, but I think we’re ready for it.“

  • Jul 17, 2015

Wizards shooting guard is among 18 NBA players to participate in Aug. 1 game in Johannesburg.

  • Jul 17, 2015

After the Lakers failed to attract a marquee free agent, Kobe Bryant’s presumed final season will also be about the development of D’Angelo Russell and Julius Randle.

  • Jul 16, 2015

Jordan Crawford said he has learned from past mistakes and hopes to earn another shot in the NBA after missing all of last season.

  • Jul 15, 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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