Category: ‘NBA Teams’

Washington Wizards to Join Las Vegas Summer League
June 3rd, 2014 at 5:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Wizards will once again be a part of the Las Vegas Summer League, running from July 11-21. Games will be held at the COX Pavillon and the Thomas and Mack Center of University of Nevada Las Vegas. The roster and schedule has not been released yet, but chances are high...

Bradley Beal Should Compete for Rookie of the Year Honors
August 19th, 2012 at 10:56 PM
Any Washington Wizards fan in the DMV area knows all about how much hype 2012 first-round draft pick Bradley Beal has received this summer. Basketball pundits from all over the country have been touting him as a "can't miss" type of player. Question is, will his talent live up to the...

NBA Releases Preseason Schedule, Washington Wizards Get One Home Game
August 16th, 2012 at 9:13 PM
The Washington Wizards received their preseason schedule from the NBA on Thursday, a series of eight games in 19 days in the month of October. Out of those eight games only one is set to be played in the Verizon Center, an October 11 contest against the Jeremy Lin-less New... Releases 2012 Offseason “Report Cards”: Washington Wizards Receive B
August 14th, 2012 at 10:36 PM
With most of the big names of free agency accounted for in the summer of 2012, the NBA chose to release its annual series of "report cards" grading each team's performance in the offseason. Each of the 30 NBA teams were graded based on their new roster's frontcourt and backcourt lineups,...

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...

NBA Releases 2012-13 Schedule, Washington Wizards Play Cleveland on Opening Night
July 26th, 2012 at 11:10 PM
A full season of NBA basketball will tip off on October 30th, 2012, with the Washington Wizards as one of the opening acts. ***PHOTO1*** The league released the 2012-13 season schedule on Thursday, featuring a Halloween playoff rematch between the Boston Celtics and the NBA champion Miami Heat as their first nationally...

NBA Summer League Journal: Washington Wizards Pull Out First Win of Summer League Against Houston Rockets 76-70
July 15th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
After Friday's rough game versus the Atlanta Hawks on opening day of the NBA's Las Vegas Summer League, Shelvin Mack and the Wizards bounced back to defeat the Houston Rockets 76-70 on Saturday night. ***PHOTO1*** From the onset of the game, the Wizards looked impressive. Summer League coach Sam Cassell undoubtedly chided...

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...

Washington Wizards Trade Rashard Lewis to New Orleans Hornets for Emeka Okafor, Trevor Ariza
June 21st, 2012 at 6:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ernie Grunfeld accomplished one of his offseason goals for the Washington Wizards in head-scratching fashion. On June 20, the team swapped Rashard Lewis and his $22 million dollar salary along with the 46th pick of the 2012 NBA Draft to the New Orleans Hornets for veterans Emeka Okafor and Trevor...