How will the team's new sports science staff handle a workhorse like Bradley Beal during the upcoming 82-game season?

Taking a patient approach in developing Monumental Basketball, Leonsis also leaned on insight from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, legendary coach Gregg Popovich and executives from other leagues.

Butler will call about 20 games for NBC Sports Washington alongside new play-by-play man Justin Kutcher.


Jamison, a two-time all-star over his six years in Washington, will join the staff headed by Johnny Rogers, the newly hired vice president of pro personnel, in NBA and G League scouting.

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For the first time in 36 years, the team will start the regular season on a three-game road trip.

Washington named Simpson, who spent three seasons with the Clippers, vice president of player performance for Monumental Basketball.

Wall discussed getting his degree and his ongoing recovery from an Achilles' injury during Saturday's annual back-to-school backpack giveaway.

Brooks will now have seven total assistants, with associate head coach Tony Brown, Robert Pack and Mike Terpstra set to return.

Washington owner Ted Leonsis has praised the Clippers' collaborative front office, but a successful rebuild will require far more than a change in communication philosophy.

Rogers, who spent the last three seasons as director of pro player personnel for the Clippers, brings an extensive international background to the Wizards.

No one doubts his hoops credentials: Sheppard knows basketball. But can he manage an esports team?

Miles joined the Wizards via the Dwight Howard trade this summer.

As the vice president of player development and engagement for Monumental Basketball, Thompson will call upon his ability to connect with young players.

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Traditional thinking hasn’t done much for Ted Leonsis’s franchise, so his bold new plan might be worth a shot.

Brown went 1-27 while running the Browns, but some consider him a martyr who set Cleveland up for future success.

If Beal gets voted to an all-NBA team next year, he would be eligible for a supermax deal, which could persuade him to wait on locking anything in now.

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He has organized his NBA team’s front office like a tech company. How will that compute?

The move places the NBA’s Washington Wizards, WNBA’s Mystics, G League’s Capital City Go-Go and the NBA2K team, District Gaming, under the banner of Monumental Basketball.

Sheppard will be the basketball-focused executive overseeing the Wizards, Capital City Go-Go and District Gaming.

Sheppard, who has not yet agreed to a contract, is expected to continue on in the role he has held since the firing of Ernie Grunfeld.

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