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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...

Washington Wizards Versus Southeast Division: 2012-13 Miami Heat Matchup Preview
July 28th, 2012 at 12:25 PM
With the 2012-13 NBA schedule released and with most of this offseason's marquee free agents settled into new contracts, Washington Wizards fans can now officially begin to look forward to the new season. ***PHOTO1*** The media has speculated for months about the direction of the Wizards' organization. Majority owner Ted Leonsis and...

Washington Wizards Waive Andray Blatche Under NBA’s Amnesty Clause
July 17th, 2012 at 8:51 PM
***PHOTO1*** After seven disappointing seasons in a Washington Wizards uniform, forward Andray Blatche has finally been exiled from the nation's capital. Michael Lee of the Washington Post reported that Blatche was waived by the team today under the new collective bargaining agreement's amnesty clause. In other words, the Wizards were able to dump...

Tracking Current and Former Washington Wizards in the 2012 Free Agency Period
July 11th, 2012 at 6:24 PM
Since the Washington Wizards are currently only $2 million under the salary cap the team does not possess the ability to shop for a high profile free agent in the summer of 2012. This means that outside of the small moves Washington makes to fill out their roster the Wizards...

Former Washington Wizards’ Rashard Lewis Waived by New Orleans Hornets
June 30th, 2012 at 7:01 PM
The New Orleans Hornets wasted no time in waiving former Washington Wizards' forward Rashard Lewis on Sunday after recently acquiring him in the trade that brought Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza to the nation’s capital. ***PHOTO1*** Yahoo! Sports reported that Lewis would receive a $13.7 million buyout that nixed the last year...