Washington Wizards News and Rumors

  • David Aldridge suggests Wizards take a run at Kevin Love

    David Aldridge suggests Wizards take a run at Kevin Love

    washingtonpost.com Updated 12 hours ago
    As the Washington Wizards wait for 37-year-old Paul Pierce to decide whether to exercise his $5.5 million player option to return to D.C. for a second season, TNT analyst David Aldridge suggested that it’s time for Coach Randy Wittman, General Manager E…
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  • Wizards teammates angry John Wall left off all-NBA teams

    Wizards teammates angry John Wall left off all-NBA teams

    washingtonpost.com May 22 (4 days ago)
    Wizards fans harboring displaced anger over the season’s premature end weren’t the only ones venting about John Wall’s omission from this year’s all-NBA teams. Wall’s teammates were also less than pleased. Damn?? No @JohnWall #allnba ?? Crazy!!! — Marci…
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  • The Washington Wizards? Gone till November

    The Washington Wizards? Gone till November

    yahoo.com May 19
    So, the Washington Wizards may have saved coach Randy Wittman’s job. It’s OK, for those both in the District and out, to wonder if this is the best thing. [Follow Dunks Don't Lie on Tumblr: The best slams from all of basketball] Nobody should be after a…
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  • Post Sports Live: What’s next for Wizards, Capitals

    Post Sports Live: What’s next for Wizards, Capitals

    The Washington Post’s Des Bieler, Neil Greenberg and Chelsea Janes join host Gene Want to discuss offseason priorities and hopes for the Capitals and Wizards, analyze the Nationals season so far and debate which Redskins rookie will have an easier trans…
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  • The eternal “is D.C. a sports town” debate rages on between Kor…

    The eternal “is D.C. a sports town” debate rages on between Kornheiser, Leonsis

    To understand Ted Leonsis, owner and CEO of Monumental Sports, you have to remember one thing: He is an only child. So, when the man who controls the Washington Capitals, Mystics and Wizards says to a reporter that he is being “forced to make his own me…
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  • Seeking to break through, Wizards enter critical summer

    Seeking to break through, Wizards enter critical summer

    ESPN.com May 18
    Seeking to break through, Wizards enter critical summer
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  • Wizards' Wall says he doesn't need surgery on left hand

    Wizards' Wall says he doesn't need surgery on left hand

    nba.com May 18
    Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall says he does not need surgery for the fractures in his left hand and wrist that kept him out of three playoff games.
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  • D.C. Spring: Memories of the month when the Redskins didn’t dom…

    D.C. Spring: Memories of the month when the Redskins didn’t dominate everything

    Late Saturday night, a couple dozen 20-somethings in sundresses and boat shoes started a rousing chorus of Hail to the Redskins at Bethesda’s Barking Dog. Less than 24 hours earlier, the Wizards were clocked out of the playoffs, officially ending the D.…
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  • Wizards’ home playoff record since 2005 is second-worst in the …

    Wizards’ home playoff record since 2005 is second-worst in the NBA

    On the morning of Game 6 of the Wizards and Hawks’ second-round playoff series, Ted Leonsis ended a post on his “Ted’s Take” blog with a request to fans: See you all tonight. I ask that you be in your seats by tip off to help the team gain true home cou…
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  • Paul Pierce considers retirement after Wizards' crushing Game 6…

    Paul Pierce considers retirement after Wizards' crushing Game 6 elimination

    It is safe to say that Paul Pierce and the Washington Wizards were eliminated from the 2015 postseason under crushing circumstances. Pierce looked to have knocked down a buzzer-beater three-pointer to put Game 6 against the Atlanta Hawks into overtime, …
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  • Hawks-Wizards and Warriors-Grizzlies: What to watch for in Game…

    Hawks-Wizards and Warriors-Grizzlies: What to watch for in Game 6

    yahoo.com May 15
    We've got a pair of potential closeout Game 6s on tap this evening, with the Washington Wizards and Memphis Grizzlies each looking to stave off elimination. Can they follow in the Houston Rockets' thrilling footsteps by staying alive and forcing Game 7s…
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  • John Wall doesn’t care if you hate his fashion choices

    John Wall doesn’t care if you hate his fashion choices

    If the Wizards rally against the Hawks and advance to the Eastern Conference finals against the Cavaliers, there will be several juicy story lines. For example, there’s the resumption of the long-dormant Washington-Cleveland rivalry, after three straigh…
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  • Meet Paperboy Prince, the flashiest Wizards fan of them all

    Meet Paperboy Prince, the flashiest Wizards fan of them all

    You’ve probably seen him at a game and didn’t realize it. The yellow Game Boy necklace is impossible to miss and the ostentatious getups are rather remarkable as well. He goes by the name of Paperboy Prince, as in the prince of the suburbs. And among th…
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  • Wizards let fans shave heads for free Game 6 tickets

    Wizards let fans shave heads for free Game 6 tickets

    ESPN.com May 14
    Wizards let fans shave heads for free Game 6 tickets
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  • Wizards’ John Wall outfits four local high school seniors for p…

    Wizards’ John Wall outfits four local high school seniors for prom

    Wizards point guard and aspiring NBA fashion icon John Wall partnered with Sean John to outfit four Eleanor Roosevelt seniors with tuxedos for their May 22 prom. The four students are members of Future Leaders and Young Entrepreneurs (FLYE), a nonprofit…
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  • The Hawks Ruined Another Great Moment In Paul Pierce Shit-Talki…

    The Hawks Ruined Another Great Moment In Paul Pierce Shit-Talking

    deadspin.com May 14
    Paul Pierce’s late three in Game 5, which put his Wizards up 81-80 over the Hawks with less than 10 seconds to play, was wasted by Nene’s inability to box out and prevent Al Horford’s game-winning layup . That’s a shame, because if the Wizards had manag…
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  • Al Horford Wills Atlanta To A Win In Game 5

    Al Horford Wills Atlanta To A Win In Game 5

    deadspin.com May 14
    The Wizards almost blew Game 3. They had a 19-point lead going into the fourth quarter, but with 14 seconds left found themselves tied. Only a miracle Paul Pierce shot bailed them out. Read more...
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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.

Sports Columnists

  • League officials -- Dwight Howard of Houston Rockets will not be suspended…

    May 26
    After review, the NBA elected not to suspend Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard for Game 5 of the Western Conference finals, the league announced Tuesday.
  • ESPN Now

    May 26
    Brian Windhorst says this is not the best that LeBron James has ever played, but he doesn't fear the Hawks and it's allowed him to pick up his game ev...
  • 2015 NBA playoffs - Golden State Warriors eye finishing touch against Hous…

    May 25
    For all intents and purposes, these Western Conference finals are over. The only question that remains: How quickly will Steph Curry and the Warriors seal the deal?
  • Kent Bazemore says Atlanta Hawks are still 'the better team'

    May 22
    Kent Bazemore made an attempt to give the Atlanta Hawks some badly needed confidence with some brash statements Friday, after his team's Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers.