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Report: Wizards Waive Glen Rice Jr.
January 7th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
As expected, Glen Rice Jr.'s days in DC are over. After failing to find a trade partner over the last few days, the Washington Wizards decided to waive their young wing earlier today, according to J. Michael of CSNWashington The move comes right before the Wednesday deadline to guarantee...

John Wall Still Leads East Guards in All-Star Voting
January 2nd, 2015 at 11:13 AM
If anyone is still questioning whether Wizards point guard John Wall is not only an All-Star caliber point guard but a marketable, rising star, this year's All-Star Game should erase all doubt. The results of the second round of NBA All-Star voting are in, and Wall continues to lead all...

Recap: Hot-Shooting Mavs Destroy Wizards, 114-87
December 31st, 2014 at 11:48 AM
Last night's game was a cruel reminder of how difficult this five game road trip is going to be for the Wizards. After earning an big win over the Houston Rockets, a tired, listless Wizards team ran into an offensive juggernaut firing on all cylinders, as the red-hot Dallas Mavericks...

Can the Wizards Prove Their Elite Status on West Road Trip?
December 30th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
At 22-8, the Washington Wizards are among the pleasant surprises of the NBA season so far. Rather than stumble out of the gate as they typically do, they started the season off on the right foot and haven't looked back, riding a stout defense and a star-making breakout season from...

Recap: Beal, Wizards Hold Off Rockets 104-103
December 30th, 2014 at 10:39 AM
The Washington Wizards' road trip got off to a great start last night, as they held off a furious fourth quarter comeback and edged James Harden and the Houston Rockets 104-103 . The Wizards led by as many as 18 in the third quarter, thanks to solid defense and stellar...

Martell Webster Poised to Make His Season Debut
December 28th, 2014 at 1:06 PM
Good news, Wizards fans; the team's already strong bench is about to get even stronger. Martell Webster, who's been out all year as he recovers from back surgery, is expected to make his season debut this week on the team's five game road trip, according to Coach Randy Wittman. Webster...

Washington Wizards Week in Review, Vol. III
December 16th, 2014 at 7:46 PM
The ascendency of John Wall continues John Wall had himself a pretty good week. Wall led the Wizards to a perfect 4-0 record last week, averaging 18 points, 12.8 assists, 5 rebounds, and 2.5 steals while registering two of the most memorable performances of his career. He overcame the passing of...

Why John Wall is a No-Brainer All-Star Selection
December 13th, 2014 at 10:00 PM
One of the hardest things for an athlete to do is make the leap from 'good' to 'great.' Wizards fans are watching it happen right before their very eyes. John Wall has taken his game to a new level this season, posting career best stats and leading the Wizards to...

Recap: Wizards Stun Magic on Beal’s Buzzer-Beater
December 11th, 2014 at 10:39 AM
The Washington Wizards continued their dominance over the Orlando Magic, as Bradley Beal hit a game-winning tip-in off an Andre Miller inbounds pass to lift the team to a 91-89 victory. It looked like the Magic were about to reverse their fortunes, as a Tobias Harris dunk but them up...

John Wall Dedicates Emotional Victory to His Six Year Old Friend Miyah
December 8th, 2014 at 11:41 PM
John Wall had one of the best games of his career tonight, tallying 26 points, 17 assists, and 7 rebounds as he led the Washington Wizards to a 133-132 2OT victory over the Boston Celtics. It was a huge victory that salvaged the home-and-home series and helped the Wizards keep...

Report Card: Grading the Washington Wizards’ Bench
December 8th, 2014 at 3:18 PM
We're about a quarter of the way into the season, so it's time for some grades. The Wizards sit at 13-6, and a big reason for that has been their much improved depth. Here's a look at how each second unit player has been doing this season. Rasual Butler- We've already...

Injury Updates on Paul Pierce, Nene
December 5th, 2014 at 2:34 PM
The Wizards just can't seem to stay healthy. After getting Bradley Beal back, the Wizards' hopes of finally fielding their complete starting five were dashed after Nene (foot) was sidelined with a nagging injury. Now it looks like Paul Pierce may be forced to take a brief absence after injuring...

Rasual Butler: More than Just the 15th Man
December 4th, 2014 at 5:31 PM
Nearly a quarter of the way into the 2014-2015 NBA season, the Washington Wizards sit at 12-5, good for second place in the Eastern Conference. Much of their success is due to the play of the usual suspects: John Wall (18.1 PPG, 9.6 APG, 2.2 SPG) has firmly established himself...

Recap: Beal, Wizards Down Lakers for Third Straight Victory
December 4th, 2014 at 10:42 AM
Bradley Beal had his best game of the season, John Wall had yet another double-double, and the Wizards overcame a slow start to breeze past the Los Angeles Lakers 111-95 for their third straight victory. The Lakers, winners of two straight, got off to a hot start thanks to Kobe Bryant...

Recap: Washington Wizards Crush Miami Heat in Rematch
December 2nd, 2014 at 10:51 AM
The Washington Wizards got a measure of payback last night, as they avenged their season-opening loss with a dominant 107-86 victory over the Miami Heat. It was yet another stingy defensive performance from the Wizards, as they held the Heat, the league's leaders in three-point percentage, to 2-22 from beyond...

Recap: Washington Wizards Hold Off New Orleans Pelicans, Earn 10th Win
November 30th, 2014 at 11:35 AM
In another strong defensive performance, the Wizards bottled up the New Orleans Pelicans offense to squeak out an 83-80 victory and improve their record to 10-5. It was the lowest point total for the Pelicans this season, who shot 37% from the field and only had three players in double...

Preview: Washington Wizards December Schedule Analysis
November 28th, 2014 at 5:09 PM
At 9-5, the Washington Wizards sit atop the NBA Southeast Division and 2nd overall in the Eastern Conference. Their early season success is a welcome change after years of slow starts, and the team is poised to solidify their place in the standings if they can continue their solid play....

Report: Wizards Willing to Pay Bradley Beal Max Money
November 28th, 2014 at 3:08 PM
After a promising start to his career, it appears that Wizards guard Bradley Beal is poised to become the next promising young guard to earn a max-level contract. Shams Charania of RealGM is reporting that league executives expect Beal to command a max extension or max free agency offer, and...

Four Takeaways from Bradley Beal’s Return
November 20th, 2014 at 8:28 PM
He's baaack. After a five week absence, Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal made his long-awaited return Wednesday night in the Wizards' loss to the Dallas Mavericks. And fortunately for Wizards fans, it looks like he hasn't missed a beat. Beal entered the game in the first quarter to a...

Washington Wizards Week in Review, Vol. 2
November 16th, 2014 at 9:32 PM
A look at some of the top Wizards storylines from the last week. A historic start So much for starting slow. After years of getting off on the wrong foot, the Wizards have flipped the script this season, jumping out to a red-hot 7-2 start. They currently sit in first place in...