Settle in, Wizards fans. This turnaround will take a while.

The Wizards introduced their new leadership team on Thursday. The big takeaway: Patience might be required.

By Candace BucknerJune 9, 2023

The Wizards have a lot of cooks in the kitchen. Here’s how it will work.

Michael Winger will be on top of all of Monumental basketball while Will Dawkins and Travis Schlenk are part of the new management team.

By Ava WallaceJune 8, 2023

Wizards hire Will Dawkins as general manager

Dawkins overlapped with Monumental Basketball president Michael Winger in Oklahoma City.

By Ava WallaceJune 5, 2023

Wizards hire former Hawks executive Travis Schlenk to front office

President Michael Winger's first hire will serve as the senior vice president of player personnel as a new front office begins to take shape.

By Ava WallaceJune 1, 2023

Michael Winger loves to build. He’ll get his chance with the Wizards.

Winger isn’t promising a quick fix and isn’t yet ready to discuss the looming decisions on free agents Kristaps Porzingis and Kyle Kuzma.

By Ben GolliverMay 28, 2023

Wizards hire Michael Winger, former Clippers GM, as new president

Winger assumes the Wizards’ top job with less than a month before the NBA draft on June 22, where the Wizards hold the eighth, 42nd and 57th picks.

By Ava WallaceMay 24, 2023

Inside the NBA draft lottery room: Heartbreak for the Wizards

In the brief moment before the final ball was selected, Washington’s shot at getting the top selection had skyrocketed from 6.7 percent to 54.5 percent.

By Ben GolliverMay 17, 2023

Wizards hoping for a little magic in the NBA draft lottery

Washington has the eighth-best odds to win the lottery, or a 6.7 percent chance.

By Ava WallaceMay 15, 2023

The Wizards and Knicks GM Scott Perry: An ideal fit hiding in plain sight

The Wizards need look no further than New York, where the Knicks' Scott Perry built a roster in the middle of a playoff run, to find their next general manager.

By Jerry BrewerMay 7, 2023

Wizards drop assistants with general manager search still in early stages

Assistant coaches Alex McLean and Dean Oliver will not return to the Wizards next season.

By Ava WallaceMay 5, 2023

In hiring a general manager, the Wizards should think smaller

Big names such as Masai Ujiri and Bob Myers are nice. But Wizards owner Ted Leonsis's best bet might to act more like a mid-market team.

By Ava WallaceApril 22, 2023

For the long-patient Ted Leonsis, finally a Ted Talk to remember

Ted Leonsis finally admits it: The woebegone, wandering Wizards need new blood in the worst way.

By Candace BucknerApril 20, 2023

Wizards fire president and general manager Tommy Sheppard

“Failure to make the playoffs the last two seasons was very disappointing to our organization and our fans,” owner Ted Leonsis said in a statement.

By Ava WallaceApril 19, 2023

Fan sues Bradley Beal, alleges assault in postgame betting encounter

The suit alleges Beal knocked the hat off a fan's head after he was heckled over a lost bet. The fan is asking for damages exceeding $50,000.

By Ava WallaceApril 19, 2023

Johnny Davis’s year of growth came with plenty of pain

Davis evolved from an unsure player who looked like he could’ve used that junior year at Wisconsin into a confident contributor with potential.

By Ava WallaceApril 14, 2023

Bradley Beal can’t see the future, but he expects to be with the Wizards

“I’m at peace with how the year went. I’m not at peace with how we are as a team," the star guard said in his final interview of the season.

By Ava WallaceApril 10, 2023

Wizards wrap up ‘kind of embarrassing’ year, move into pivotal offseason

The Wizards head into a busy offseason with one more loss, a 114-109 defeat to Houston, and much to do.

By Ava WallaceApril 9, 2023

Undermanned Wizards beat even more undermanned Heat as string plays out

In a game with little at stake but playoff positioning for Miami and lottery odds for Washington, the Wizards lessened their chances for the top pick with a 114-108 win.

By Ava WallaceApril 7, 2023

The Wizards’ year-end diagnosis: Fatal underachievement

The Wizards will end yet another season before the playoffs. It should’ve been different.

By Candace BucknerApril 7, 2023

After a career year, Kristaps Porzingis considers his future with the Wizards

The 27-year-old has a $36 million player option for next season, and talks of an extension have begun.

By Ava WallaceApril 5, 2023