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Do the Wizards Have Enough Frontcourt Minutes to Go Around?
July 29th, 2014 at 3:44 PM
Photo credit: Keith Allison / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) During a busy offseason, the Wizards addressed their lack of depth in a big way, adding forwards Kris Humphries and DeJuan Blair and retaining Drew Gooden and Kevin Seraphin. Suddenly, the Wizards have a crowded front court, with several bigs fighting...

Are We Headed for a John Wall-Boogie Cousins Reunion on Team USA?
July 29th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Photo credit: GAMEFACE-PHOTOS / Foter /Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) One of the most interesting subplots of Team USA camp so far has been the departure of forwards Kevin Love and Blake Griffin. With Love departing due to the trade talk swirling around him and Griffin leaving due to a back fracture, the...

Examining Bradley Beal’s Chances to Make Team USA’s World Cup Roster
July 23rd, 2014 at 11:54 AM
                          Photo credit: Keith Allison / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0) In a somewhat surprising decision, Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal was among the 19 players chosen for Team USA's training camp roster and will compete in camp for a...

Bradley Beal Chosen for U.S National Team Summer Roster
July 14th, 2014 at 4:25 PM
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal is among the 19 players chosen for the summer U.S national team roster and will compete for a spot on the U.S World Cup roster. Players will report to training camp in Las Vegas this month, where the roster will eventually be trimmed to 12...

Washington Wizards Targeting Dallas Mavericks Center DeJuan Blair
July 14th, 2014 at 1:16 PM
Photo credit: Tiago Hammil / Foter / Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) According to ESPN.com's Marc Stein, the Washington Wizards are in negotiations with the Dallas Mavericks over a potential sign-and-trade deal that would send forward/center DeJuan Blair to the Wizards. There is a sense of urgency surrounding the deal as the Wizards hope...

Why the ‘Full-Court Press’ to Keep Marcin Gortat is Crucial to Washington Wizards’ Success
July 10th, 2014 at 8:11 PM
The Washington Wizards are reportedly ramping up their efforts to keep free agent center Marcin Gortat in Washington, with a team led by coach Randy Wittman flying to Poland to meet with Gortat before free agent negotiations begin on July 1. With Gortat drawing interest from teams such as the...

Washington Wizards Free Agency Look Part 2
June 10th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
  In the second part of our look at Wizards Free Agency this offseason, we’re going to examine two players would be great fits, but the pieces don’t really align to sign them unless Marcin Gortat and Trevor Ariza do not sign at all. These two players are above the Mid-Level...

Washington Wizards’ Jason Collins Comes Out as First Gay Athlete Playing in a Major American Team Sport
April 29th, 2013 at 11:28 AM
Washington Wizards center Jason Collins (who will become a free agent once the season official ends) has done what no one else has done before him: he's become the first athlete playing a major American team sport to come out as gay. "I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm...

Nenê’s Nagging Foot Injury Could Hinder His Training Camp Performance
September 25th, 2012 at 10:12 PM
Washington Wizards center Nenê irritated his plantar fasciitis condition during the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, England back in August and now the effects of the Brazilian big man having little rest during this NBA offseason will bleed into training camp. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Post reported that Nenê is still bothered by the...

Top Draft Picks in the History of the Washington Wizards
June 30th, 2012 at 6:52 PM
The NBA draft is the smallest out of all the professional sports drafts, thus making it the most exclusive. Every single pick matters tremendously and Ernie Grunfeld has recently done a great job of picking the right players when it matters. ***PHOTO1*** By drafting potential superstars in John Wall and Bradley Beal...