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Former Washington Wizards Guard Jordan Crawford to Play in China
September 18th, 2014 at 8:26 PM
It looks like Jordan Crawford's NBA career has come to an end, at least for the time being. According to Hupu.com, the former Wizards, Boston Celtics and Golden State Warriors guard has signed a contract with the Xinjiang Flying Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association. According to Crawford's Twitter, the...

Examining the Ex-Wizards Left on the Free Agent Market
August 29th, 2014 at 12:32 PM
As the NBA season approaches, free agency has grinded to a near halt. All the big moves have been made, as stars like LeBron James, Chris Bosh, and Paul Pierce have chosen their new teams, or chosen to remain with their old team. The remaining free agency class consists of...

Al Harrington to Play in China Next Season
August 10th, 2014 at 12:07 PM
Photo credit: Keith Allison / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) Free agent forward Al Harrington won't be playing for the Wizards next season after all. Or for any NBA team, for that matter. The veteran forward is taking his talents to China, as Bleacher Report's Jared Zwerling reports that the former...

Sam Cassell Leaving Washington for the Los Angeles Clippers
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:46 PM
Photo credit: Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) J. Michael of CSN Washington is reporting that Wizards assistant Sam Cassell has been let out of his contract and will join the coaching staff of the Clippers. The move doesn't come as a surprise given the apparent mutual interest between the...

The Wizards and the Cavaliers Are Set to Reignite Their Rivalry
July 26th, 2014 at 12:26 PM
  Photo credit: Keith Allison / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) From 2006-2008, back when LeBron James was a playoff neophyte and Gilbert Arenas was an NBA star, the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers faced each other in the first round of the playoffs for three consecutive seasons, with the Cavs sweeping all...

The Wizards Will Regret Trading Jordan Clarkson
July 22nd, 2014 at 10:47 AM
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Paul Pierce Agrees to Two Year Deal with Washington Wizards
July 13th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
.Photo credit: Keith Allison / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) That didn't take long. The Washington Wizards wasted little time finding a new small forward, as the team will sign veteran forward Paul Pierce to a 2-year, $11 million deal. Pierce will replace the departing Trevor Ariza, who yesterday agreed to a...

Trevor Ariza to Sign with the Houston Rockets
July 12th, 2014 at 9:04 PM
The Washington Wizards have lost a key member of last year's team, as free agent forward Trevor Ariza has agreed to sign with the Houston Rockets. As reported by USA Today, Ariza will sign a 4-year, $32 million deal designed to ensure the Rockets financial flexibility in future seasons. This...

Which Former Wizards Should Come Back and Coach?
June 13th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the signing of Derek Fisher as head coach of the New York Knicks, and Jason Kidd's start last year with the Brooklyn Nets, the jump from player to coach has decreased in distance. Randy Wittman has renewed his stay in Washington for another three years, but there are a...

Former Wizard Andray Blatche Arrives in Philippines
June 8th, 2014 at 11:44 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former Wizard/current player still on Wizards payroll, Andray Blatche arrived in the Philippines to start his international career as a Philippine citizen. Many eyebrows were raised, but really it wasn't that much of a surprise, when Blatche agreed to become a big man for the Philippines when they enter the FIBA...

Former Wizards Coach Hires Himself to Coach Timberwolves
June 5th, 2014 at 1:08 PM
***PHOTO1*** Former Washington Wizards Head Coach and current Timberwolves President Flip Saunders hired himself to be the new coach of the Twolves. After a speculative period that almost saw the Timberwolves trade for Memphis Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger (a flip disciple) and entertaining former coaches as Lionel Hollins and Vinny Del Negro,...

Marcin Gortat Takes to Twitter in Support of Caron Butler
June 4th, 2014 at 11:24 AM
***PHOTO1*** This morning Michael Lee of the Washington Post published a piece centered on last year's journey of Caron Butler and where he might go to next. That was followed by a response/endorsement from current Wizards Free Agent, Marcin Gortat:   Butler had a successful season off the bench for the Oklahoma City Thunder, providing...

Washington Wizards Preseason Game Preview Versus the Charlotte Bobcats
October 7th, 2012 at 10:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** Preseason NBA action tips off today for the Washington Wizards, who begin their exhibition schedule with a short trip south to North Carolina. Washington faces off against a Charlotte Bobcats team that has made notable improvements via the draft and free agency this offseason, but is still light years away from...

Former Washington Wizard Andray Blatche Agrees to Deal with Brooklyn Nets
September 6th, 2012 at 3:24 PM
***PHOTO1*** After being amnestied by the Washington Wizards in July, Andray Blatche received little initial interest in his services from other NBA squads. Now he's reportedly getting his next NBA opportunity in the Big Apple. On Wednesday night, ESPN broke the news of an agreement between Blatche and New York's new NBA team,...

Brooklyn Nets Meet with Andray Blatche, Ex-Washington Wizard
September 2nd, 2012 at 8:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** ESPN reported of a meeting that occurred on Saturday between the Brooklyn Nets and free agent forward Andray Blatche, a recent departure from the Washington Wizards. The Nets are looking to add a 14th man to their roster and seem to be taking an interest in the former Wizard, who was...

Morris Almond Leaves Washington Wizards for Serbia
August 21st, 2012 at 6:24 PM
After only a brief stint in a Washington Wizards uniform, Morris Almond is leaving not just the nation's capital, but the United States as well. The free agent shooting guard accepted a one year deal on Tuesday to play for Red Star Belgrade in Serbia, the rival team to Jan Vesely's old...

Dwight Howard Traded to the Los Angeles Lakers: Balance of Power Shifts in the NBA
August 10th, 2012 at 5:01 PM
Dwight Howard is all smiles now that his wish to be traded has finally come true. ***PHOTO1*** A source close to the trade discussion told ESPN.com's Marc Stein that the Los Angeles Lakers agreed to a four-team blockbuster deal on Thursday night netting them the Orlando Magic's Howard. The move brings the unquestionably...

Should the Washington Wizards Make Another Move in Free Agency?
August 4th, 2012 at 6:00 AM
A few weeks before the NBA Draft, if things had turned out differently, fans might have witnessed a more active Washington Wizards franchise in the frenzied market of free agency this summer. Instead, trading away Rashard Lewis's mammoth contract for Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza in June ended any conversations about...

Ex-Washington Wizards Guard Roger Mason Jr. Signs with the New Orleans Hornets
August 1st, 2012 at 9:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** After a one year stint with the Washington Wizards, Roger Mason Jr. is out the door once again. Michael Lee of the Washington Post revealed on Wednesday that Mason has signed a one-year deal with the New Orleans Hornets in the 2012-12 season. He will be paid the veteran's minimum. Mason averaged...

Washington Wizards Versus Southeast Division: 2012-13 Orlando Magic Matchup Preview
July 31st, 2012 at 1:03 AM
Wizards 101 continues its analysis of the NBA's newly released schedule for the 2012-13 season with a look at the Orlando Magic, a club who has consistently competed in the Eastern Conference playoffs for the past six years. ***PHOTO1*** Like the Atlanta Hawks, the Magic are another Southeast Division club caught in...