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The Wizards Don’t Actually Plan On Offering Joakim Noah A Max C…

The Wizards Don’t Actually Plan On Offering Joakim Noah A Max Contract, Right?

dimemag.com Updated Jun 24 (3 days ago)
Getty Image Look, every NBA fan knows at this point that the cap room situation for this upcoming offseason is going to be wild. Every team has money to spend, which means players who probably don’t deserve max contracts are going to get them. Simply pu…
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  • Draft grades (Insider)

    Draft grades (Insider)

    ESPN.com Jun 24 (3 days ago)
    The Wizards sent the No. 13 pick to the Suns as part of the Markieff Morris trade. "It was a reasonable swap given the relative quality of the draft,"...
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  • John Wall Insists The Wizards Didn’t Hire Scott Brooks To Entic…

    John Wall Insists The Wizards Didn’t Hire Scott Brooks To Entice Kevin Durant

    dimemag.com Jun 3
    Getty Image For nearly two years now, the nation’s capital has been at the center of the Kevin Durant free agency rumors. If he does, in fact, decide to leave Oklahoma City, many speculate that the D.C.-area native would sign on with his hometown Wizard…
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  • DC rapper about $20M short of $20M goal to bring Kevin Durant h…

    DC rapper about $20M short of $20M goal to bring Kevin Durant home

    yahoo.com Jun 3
    Paper routes just don't pay like they used to, I guess. Maryland-based rapper Paperboy Prince, a diehard Washington Wizards fan named for his days delivering local newspapers in suburban Prince George's County, is trying to raise $20 million to lure fre…
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  • The Washington Wizards Are Reportedly Prepared To Offer Bradley…

    The Washington Wizards Are Reportedly Prepared To Offer Bradley Beal A Max Contract

    dimemag.com May 27
    USA TODAY Sports Loaded with talent but unable to stay healthy for a full season, Bradley Beal’s value over the course of his next contract is impossible to predict. He believes he’s worth the maximum, but his performance to date says he isn’t worth it.…
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  • Wizards' Morris detained for suspected marijuana

    Wizards' Morris detained for suspected marijuana

    ESPN.com nba.com May 26
    Wizards' Morris detained for suspected marijuana
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  • Bradley Beal Still Thinks He’s Worth A Max Contract, But There’…

    Bradley Beal Still Thinks He’s Worth A Max Contract, But There’s No Guarantee He’ll Get One

    dimemag.com May 24
    USA TODAY Sports Bradley Beal is in Japan at the moment as part of a promotional tour for the NBA. However, despite being across the world, many eyes are still on the young Wizards guard. He’s set to become a restricted free agent, and the 22-year-old h…
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  • Magic Johnson Trash Talked Michael Jordan Only One Time And It …

    Magic Johnson Trash Talked Michael Jordan Only One Time And It Backfired Horribly

    dimemag.com May 20
    Former Washington Wizards great and jeans enthusiast Michael Jordan is known as a competitive person. You don’t reach the pinnacle of your profession without that character trait and Magic Johnson shed some light on it during an appearance on Jimmy Kimm…
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  • John Wall Underwent Procedures On Both Knees But Is Expected To…

    John Wall Underwent Procedures On Both Knees But Is Expected To Be Ready For 2016-17

    Getty Image John Wall’s season didn’t go as planned. Now that he’ll approach this next one fully healthy, maybe the Washington Wizards will live up to the expectations associated with their level of talent. The team announced Thursday morning that Wall …
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  • New Wizards coach Brooks: Focus not on Durant

    New Wizards coach Brooks: Focus not on Durant

    nba.com Apr 27
    New Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks was surprised it took so long to get the question. Almost 15 minutes into his introductory news conference he was asked, "Let's get this out of the way: Are you going to bring Kevin Durant here?"
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  • Wizards hire Scott Brooks as head coach

    Wizards hire Scott Brooks as head coach

    nba.com Apr 26
    Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld announced today that Scott Brooks has been hired as the team's new head coach. Brooks will become the 24th head coach in franchise history. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not released.
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  • Kevin Durant Reportedly Won’t Sign With The Wizards Precisely B…

    Kevin Durant Reportedly Won’t Sign With The Wizards Precisely Because It’s Where He Grew Up

    dimemag.com Apr 22
    Getty Image The Oklahoma City Thunder blew out the Dallas Mavericks on Thursday night to take a 2-1 series lead in their opening-round playoff matchup. Yet even though Billy Donovan’s team is a serious threat to win the title this year, many are still s…
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  • Report: Wizards, Brooks agree on five-year deal

    Report: Wizards, Brooks agree on five-year deal

    Scott Brooks is on his way to Washington, the latest move made by the Wizards that could have the added benefit of enticing Kevin Durant to return home this summer.
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  • BDL's 2015-16 NBA Playoff Previews: Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Ce…

    BDL's 2015-16 NBA Playoff Previews: Atlanta Hawks vs. Boston Celtics

    yahoo.com Apr 15
    One of the wackier NBA regular seasons in history is over, for better or worse, and the two-month playoff run is set to begin. With the first round upon us, the minds at Ball Don't Lie decided to preview each series. Here's our look at the No. 4-seeded …
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  • Wizards Twitter will miss Randy Wittman’s face

    Wizards Twitter will miss Randy Wittman’s face

    The Wizards made Randy Wittman’s firing official on Thursday, marking the end of a surprisingly successful four-plus-season run that included Washington’s first trips to the second round of the playoffs since 2005 and an endless supply of #WittmanFaces.…
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  • The Wizards Were Embarrassing Failures This Season, Thank God

    The Wizards Were Embarrassing Failures This Season, Thank God

    deadspin.com Apr 12
    If 2015-16 hasn’t quite been a disaster for the Washington Wizards—nobody pulled a loaded gun on a teammate in the locker room, so far as I know—it certainly has been a complete waste. They were supposed to be one of the East’s better teams; instead the…
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  • The Washington Wizards Are Pretty Bad At Making John Wall Bobbl…

    The Washington Wizards Are Pretty Bad At Making John Wall Bobbleheads

    dimemag.com Apr 11
    Getty Image The Washington Wizards have been a disappointing bunch this season, primarily because they missed the playoffs despite having John Wall, one of the best point guards in the NBA, on their team. Even if he couldn’t drag them to the playoffs, t…
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  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:02

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 20
    Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Paul Leads Clippers Past Wizards 01:10

    Paul Leads Clippers Past Wizards

    Mar 20
    Chris Paul scored 30 points and had 15 assists in the Clippers' 113-99 win over the Wizards.
  • Video - Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers 01:44

    Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers

    Mar 16
    John Wall and Bradley Beal combined to score 44 points in the Wizards' 105-97 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:51

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 16
    Check out the top plays from the night in the NBA, including LeBron James' bug dunk.