Their Japan games done, the Wizards face a new task: Readjustment

After traveling halfway around the world and back in less than a week, the Wizards must reacclimate and get ready for the start of the NBA regular season.

By Ava WallaceOctober 2, 2022

As Japan nears a pandemic turning point, NBA fans can’t help but clap

The clapping was noticeable as the Golden State Warriors and Washington Wizards played the NBA's first game in Japan since 2019.

By Ava WallaceOctober 1, 2022

For the Wizards, preseason in Japan is a chemistry experiment

With an overhauled roster, Washington hopes time together on the road will forge bonds that will last all season.

By Ava WallaceSeptember 30, 2022

Rui Hachimura has a complicated relationship with Japan, but he’s happy to be back

The 24-year-old’s homecoming marks a year since news broke that Hachimura would be sitting out a portion of last season for mental health purposes and burnout.

By Ava WallaceSeptember 29, 2022

Wizards rookie Johnny Davis is learning about the NBA and fatherhood

The 20-year-old guard is talking to teammates like Bradley Beal about adjusting to the NBA and being a new dad.

By Michael CharlesSeptember 28, 2022

The Wizards’ plan to weather a 14-hour flight involves steak and eggs

The Wizards will spend more than 14 hours in flight on their way to Japan for two preseason games against the Golden State Warriors.

By Ava WallaceSeptember 27, 2022
WizardsPerspective

Yes, the Wizards are better. But so is the Eastern Conference.

The Wizards made key additions to the roster this offseason to add more veterans, and clearly look better for it. But where do they stand among the rest of the East?

By Candace BucknerSeptember 24, 2022

Bradley Beal was there for John Wall when he needed it most

Bradley Beal sat with John Wall when the point guard had a breakdown after finding out his mother had been placed on a ventilator.

By Ava WallaceSeptember 24, 2022

Wizards’ Kristaps Porzingis is leaner — and starts year without limitations

The team's trade-deadline acquisition last season dropped seven pounds from his 7-foot-3 frame and hopes to build a strong chemistry with Bradley Beal.

By Ava WallaceSeptember 24, 2022

John Wall provides haunting details of his struggles with mental health

John Wall hopes his story helps others find the strength to ask for help in their darkest moments.

By Scott AllenSeptember 22, 2022

Former Wizard Caron Butler co-authors young adult book series

Caron Butler’s busy second act since retiring as a player in 2018 continues with the release of “Shot Clock.”

By Scott AllenSeptember 15, 2022

Frances Tiafoe feels the love from Wizards guard Bradley Beal

The NBA and tennis collided this week when Bradley Beal traveled to watch Frances Tiafoe at the U.S. Open.

By Ava WallaceSeptember 9, 2022
NBAPerspective

We’re seeing John Wall at his strongest. He still has some heavy lifting.

Long known for his swagger, the NBA guard showed the world what real fortitude looks like.

By Candace BucknerSeptember 2, 2022

Wizards get homey autumn, rough winter in 2022-23 schedule

Washington opens its season at Indiana on Oct. 19 and is scheduled to play just five times on national TV.

By Ava WallaceAugust 17, 2022

Wizards unveil throwback uniforms to mark 25 years since they ditched Bullets

The Wizards will wear white, blue and bronze for select games this season.

By Scott AllenAugust 12, 2022

Wizards sign Makur Maker with plans to send him to the G League

The center made news in 2020 as the highest-ranked player in the modern era to commit to a historically Black school when he chose to attend Howard.

By Ava WallaceAugust 10, 2022

Wizards hire three-time NBA champion James Posey as an assistant coach

Posey replaces Mike Batiste, who left for an assistant coaching job with the Houston Rockets.

By Ava WallaceJuly 26, 2022

Taj Gibson is here to be a mentor and help nurture younger Wizards

The 37-year-old is Washington's oldest player by nearly seven years, and he's looking to pass on lessons.

By Ava WallaceJuly 20, 2022

Wizards use Summer League as test ground for G League squad

This year's Las Vegas showcase was a vital part of the in-house farm system the Wizards are trying to cultivate.

By Ava WallaceJuly 19, 2022

For three new Wizards players, D.C. is familiar and an opportunity

Delon Wright, Monte Morris and Will Barton all have ties to the Wizards, where they hope to take on bigger roles.

By Ava WallaceJuly 12, 2022