Gilbert Arenas offers thoughtful take on former rival LeBron James
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A few hours after debating the merits of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan as the greatest NBA player of all-time, former Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas posted a 400-word, nine-hashtag screed on his Instagram about one of his former rivals, LeBron James. [Gi…Share Tweet
yahoo.com Jul 29 (2 days ago)After spending the last 17 years balling on the East Coast with the Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets and Washington Wizards, Paul Pierce — a native of Inglewood, Calif. — has finally returned to the West Coast, signing a three-year, $10 million deal to rej…Share TweetThere haven't been very many fun reasons to bring up the name "Gilbert Arenas" in recent years, so it's nice to get an opportunity to recall the sunnier, lighter side of the open-book personality that made the former Washington Wizards All-Sta…Share Tweet
John Wall’s shark sweat pants would blow Colin Cowherd’s mindwashingtonpost.com Jul 24John Wall cares what people think about his fashion choices just as much as Bryce Harper cares what people think about his confidence. That is, not one bit. “I’m going to be me,” the Wizards point guard said after Shaquille O’Neal and J.R. Smith, among …Share Tweet
Everyone is beautiful in the Caps and Wizards new VIP clubwashingtonpost.com Jul 24Remember when some Caps fans got angered after learning their excellent season tickets would be converted to VIP sections this season? Part of the change involved a renovated and expanded VIP club area, which the team has now been actively pitching in m…Share Tweet
How do you feel about sleeved Wizards jerseys?washingtonpost.com Jul 23A look at every new NBA alternate, pride, stretch, hardwood classic, and officials' uniforms, @UniWatch @PhilHecken: pic.twitter.com/ehNci1gAu9 — Andrew Lind (@AndrewMLind) July 23, 2015 As a kid, I always rooted for Evansville in the NCAA men’s basketb…Share Tweetnba.com Jul 21The Washington Wizards say forward Jared Dudley will be sidelined for three to four months following lower back surgery.Share Tweet
The Spirit helped the Mystics celebrate a home winwashingtonpost.com Jul 20The Caps, Wizards, Nats and Redskins took turns supporting each other this spring, visiting each other’s games, wearing each other’s logos and posting messages on social media. Now the Mystics and Spirit are picking up the thread. As promised, the Mysti…Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 15When Washington Wizards point guard John Wall signed his max-level contract extension in the offseason of 2013, he did so at a time when his value was in question. Though he had shown flashes of brilliance in his first four seasons, Wall had not yet asc…Share Tweet
Wizards sign Anderson to one-year dealnba.com Jul 12Free-agent shooting guard Alan Anderson has signed a $4 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards.Share Tweetnba.com Jul 10Forward Jared Dudley says the Washington Wizards were one of the teams he considered before he opted in to the final year of his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.Share Tweet
Kelly Oubre Jr. says Kevin Durant is ‘like a big bro’washingtonpost.com Jul 9Wizards rookie Kelly Oubre Jr. is looking “to show out” in the Las Vegas summer league, beginning with his professional debut on Saturday against the Phoenix Suns. He’s got a tough act to follow after Glen Rice Jr. won summer league MVP honors last year…Share Tweet
Wizards, Alan Anderson agree to one-year contractnba.com Jul 7Free-agent shooting guard Alan Anderson has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards that should become official later this week.Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: Nationals all-stars namedwashingtonpost.com Jul 7The Washington Post’s Scott Allen, Neil Greenberg and Clinton Yates join host Gene Wang to debate Bryce Harper’s MVP candidacy and Max Scherzer’s odds of starting the All-Star Game. The panel also discusses the impact of offseason signings and trades of…Share Tweet
Wizards, Neal,agree to $2.1M, 1-year dealnba.com Jul 3Free-agent shooting guard Gary Neal has agreed to a $2.1 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards.Share Tweet
Report: Bucks trade Jared Dudley to Wizardsnba.com Jul 2Moving on after learning they'll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick.Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Jul 2A few months ago, my friend Steve — whose primary hobby is telling me how to do my job — suggested a column. He pointed out that the Wizards have often emulated the Caps in recent years: stripping apart a middling roster, rebuilding around young stars, …Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: Nationals hitting a stride, Wizards draft Oubrewashingtonpost.com Jun 30The Washington Post’s Scott Allen and Dan Steinberg and WUSA9’s Dave Owens join host Gene Wang to discuss the Nationals solid performances despite injuries. The panel also analyzes the Wizards’ trade for draft pick Kelly Oubre Jr. and debate whether DeS…Share Tweet
True story: Randy Wittman says the Wizards need a better stretch 4washingtonpost.com Jun 29The NBA is changing. And the Wizards appear to be changing with it. Even during the playoffs — when the Wizards so often relied on a small-ball lineup, with either Paul Pierce or Drew Gooden playing the stretch 4 — Randy Wittman seemed loathe to talk ab…Share Tweet
Pierce opts out of contract with Wizardsnba.com Jun 27Paul Pierce is opting out of the final year of his contract with the Wizards and will become a free agent Wednesday.Share TweetIf, say, four years ago, the Wizards had drafted a precocious teenager coming off a sometimes erratic single season in college who happily noted that his spiky shoes would shut down the NBA draft, that his new team would win a championship, that he has …Share Tweet
Throwback Thursday: Wizards draft John Wall No. 1 overallwashingtonpost.com Jun 25Five years ago Wednesday, the Wizards drafted a young, dynamic point guard from Kentucky with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 draft. Their colors were blue, black and bronze-y then and their most recent season, a 28-54 debacle, was the 26th-worst rec…Share Tweet
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