Wizards Rumors & News

  • Randy Wittman opens possibility for Bradley Beal return Saturday against Pistons

    Washington Post "Friday morning, as the Washington Wizards (33-26) concluded shoot-around, Bradley Beal got some shots up with teammates. His fibula was pain-free but he already knew he wouldn’t play Friday night in the Wizards’ 89-81 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers, Washington’s eighth straight game without..." February 28

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Beal is NOT playing tonight as expected #WizardsTalk @CSNWizards #WizSixers #NBA

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Humphries (left groin) didnt partake in shootaround. #WizardsTalk @CSNWizards #WizSixers #NBA

  • Wolves stomp Washington in Garnett's return to Target Center

    Minneapolis Star Tribune "Kevin Garnett has won an NBA championship, league MVP and Defensive Player of the Year awards and is a 15-time All Star, but a career that someday will carry him to the Basketball Hall of Fame took him on Wednesday to places during the Timberwolves’ 97-77 victory over Washington that he has never..." February 26

  • Bradley Beal hopes to play Friday against 76ers

    Washington Post "Bradley Beal made the trip to Minnesota with the Washington Wizards, put on a pair of shorts, and did some work before the Wizards’ 20-point loss to the lowly Minnesota Timberwolves Wednesday. While he sat out the defeat, he said he hopes to return Friday against the Philadelphia 76ers. Beal..." February 26

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    His And Hers @HisAndHers

    Former Pistons SG @ripcityhamilton announces his retirement from NBA. He's Detroit's all-time leading playoff scorer. pic.twitter.com/BSkL12Mtdj

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    Washington Wizards @WashWizards

    Paul Pierce (bruised right knee) OUT tonight vs. Minnesota #WizWolves

  • Curry, Warriors escape Washington with win

    CSN Bay Area "The Warriors got Stephen Curry back on Wednesday and he brought just enough mojo with him. Just enough. The Warriors subdued the Wizards 114-107 at Verizon Center in Washington despite being slightly outshot (53.2 percent to 50 percent) and thoroughly outrebounded (45-29) and mostly..." February 25

  • Bradley Beal plans to make changes to avoid another stress injury

    CSN Washington "Bradley Beal is having to learn how to run all over again, and that is as hard to grasp as his third stress reaction to his same leg in his third NBA season. Beal, who didn't practice Monday, believes he's closer to returning than not but there's still no date or timetable. "A few days ago I..." February 23

  • Newcomer Reggie Jackson settles down, Pistons roll

    Detroit News "Reggie Jackson returned to the military brat who bounced around Italy, England, North Dakota and Colorado, wanting acceptance from his new classmates and neighbors. He was the nervous kid again. But this time the nerves came before teammates and a nice Sunday afternoon crowd of 18,371 at The..." February 23

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Seraphin (flu-like symptoms) did practice some #WizardsTalk @CSNWizards @CSNMA #WizPistons

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Bradley Beal did NOT go thru full practice today despite Witt saying they'll start to "ramp it up" last night. #WizardsTalk @CSNWizards #NBA

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    PSD Staff Check back often for all of the latest NBA Trade Deadline rumors, news stories, tweets, images, videos, and anything else we can dig up pertaining to Deadline Day. February 19

  • Kings trade Ramon Sessions to Wizards for Andre Miller

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings have traded guard Ramon Sessions to the Washington Wizards for guard Andre Miller, league sources confirmed. Miller, 38, will be reunited with coach George Karl. The two had a good run together in Denver. After Karl was fired in 2013, Miller fell out with new coach Brian Shaw and was..." February 19

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Kings trading Ramon Sessions to Washington for Andre Miller, source tells Yahoo.

  • 10d
    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Source says Bradley Beal's stress reaction much improved, but Friday's game vs. Cavs might be too ambitious for return. Soon after, though.

  • Wizards expect to find out severity of Beal's injury soon

    CSN Washington "The Wizards are back at work Wednesday evening when they practice and could have a positive update on the status of Bradley Beal, who has a "mild" stress reaction in his lower right leg for the third time in his third season. Head trainer Eric Waters still has to return to help with the..." February 17

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    Chris Miller @cmillscsn

    There will be no minutes restriction on John Wall as he goes for the All Star game assist record tonight. #NBAAllStar

  • MVP Andrew Wiggins out of this World in Rising Star Challenge

    New York Post "The Rising Stars Challenge may have had a new format this year, but the game didn’t look much different. Led by 22 points, six rebounds and four assists from MVP Andrew Wiggins, Team World wound up pulling out a 121-112 victory over Team USA at Barclays Center Friday night, in the first year..." February 15

  • NBA players reject salary cap smoothing, raising projected 2016 cap to more than $90M

    SB Nation "NBA players have rejected a proposal that would "smooth" the projected windfall from the new television deal that the league signed last October, setting up a substantial increase of the salary cap in 2016, according to reports. Per Tim Bontemps of the New York Post, the salary cap is expected..." February 14

  • Wizards, Heat Interested In Trade For Jameer Nelson

    Real GM Basketball "The Washington Wizards and Miami Heat have explored trade talks with the Denver Nuggets on Jameer Nelson, sources tell RealGM. No deal is imminent, and Nelson has grown comfortable with his situation in Denver. The veteran point guard is currently dealing with an Achilles injury and hopes to..." February 13

  • Raptors enter all-star break on a high after beating Wizards

    Toronto Sun "The final game before the all-star break is what most non-professional athletes would equate with that final day of work before the winter vacation and heading somewhere warm. You are at work, but you’re really not ALL at work. Your brain is already on a beach somewhere sipping a mai tai. If..." February 12

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    Jeff Zillgitt @JeffZillgitt

    Wizards G Bradley Beal has mild stress reaction in his lower right fibula and will be re-evaluated after the All-Star break.

  • John Wall puts on a show in 96-80 win over Magic

    Bullets Forever "John Wall did a bunch of John Wall things in the second half to help the Wizards put away the Orlando Magic. The thing that made John Wall so tantalizing when he entered the NBA was his rare combination of talent. Players with the potential to have eyes like Magic, speed like Wade and the..." February 10

  • Patrick Beverley replacing John Wall in skills challenge

    Pro Basketball Talk "People took too long to appreciate how skilled John Wall is. So, he became even more polished. Now, just as Wall is getting recognized for more than just his athleticism, he’s missing a chance to dazzle everyone with his all-around talent. Wall – originally slated to compete in the skills..." February 10

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Beal (rt toe) is out. Will miss 2nd game in a row. Porter started last game. Wiz 4-0 /him starting #WizardsTalk #WizMagic #NBA @CSNWizards

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Seraphin (ankle) is active but Witt opts for Porter over Temple in the backcourt this time. #WizardsTalk #NBA @CSNWizards #WizNets

  • 21d
    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    As expected no Beal @ shootaround #WizardsTalk #NBA #WizNets @CSNWizards

  • Wizards may not have Bradley Beal for game vs. Nets

    CSN Washington "Bradley Beal is being called "questionable" for the Wizards game on Saturday vs. the Brooklyn Nets at Verizon Center, when they hope to bring an end to a five-game losing streak (CSN, CSNwashington.com and NBC Sports Live Extra, 6:30 p.m. ET). Beal left at the end of the first quarter in..." February 06

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    Chris Miller @cmillscsn

    Bradley Beal is out with a sore right big toe

  • Hawks start new streak with win over Wizards

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "In the Hawks postgame locker room, Mike Scott and Kent Bazemore held a video session of their own. Scott got three views of his fourth-quarter dunk over the Wizards’ Bradley Beal on Bazemore’s cell phone. The dunk was an exclamation point on another Hawks home victory and sent players and fans..." February 05

  • Adam Silver says he's not pro sports gambling, views himself as 'realist'

    The Score "Given the Tim Donaghy scandal of 2007, it is perhaps surprising that the NBA is the professional sports league at the forefront of the push to legalize sports gambling in the United States. NBA commissioner Adam Silver - thought to be the most influential person in the business of sports - has..." February 04

  • Hornets follow familiar formula to foil Wizards, 92-88

    At The Hive "Charlotte uses balanced offense and solid defense to earn their best win of the season. The Charlotte Hornets were playing the Washington Wizards, the three seed in the East, Monday night. There was no Kemba Walker, the heart and soul of the team's recent offensive explosions. There was no..." February 03

  • Wizards’ Bradley Beal: ‘We are pretty soft right now’

    Washington Post "The Washington Wizards lost again Monday night, a 92-88 defeat to the Charlotte Hornets, and have lost three straight games for the second time in just over a month. Once 22-8, they are 9-10 since Dec. 30 and nine games behind the surging Atlanta Hawks in the Southeast Division standings. The..." February 03

  • Adam Silver likes idea of increasing size of All-Star rosters

    Yahoo! Sports "Every year, NBA fans and coaches select the players who will represent the Eastern and Western Conferences in the midseason All-Star Game, and every year, some deserving player finds himself on the outside looking in. This time around, after NBA Commissioner Adam Silver chose Sacramento Kings..." February 02

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    J. Michael @JMichaelCSN

    Gortat says he's feeling "lost" and some things "aren't working for me." #WizardsTalk #NBA @CSNWizards #WizHornets

  • Suns run out to big lead, hold on late to top Wizards

    Arizona Republic "The team with two days' rest beat the team playing its fourth road game in five nights. The result of a 106-98 Suns victory Wednesday night at US Airways Center was NBA-predictable, but it did not diminish the value of the fresher Suns ending a two-game skid during a stretch of tough..." January 29

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    Washington Wizards @WashWizards

    Injury Update: John Wall, Paul Pierce, and Martell Webster all available tonight vs. #Suns Nene (sore right foot) is out #WizSuns

  • Ailing Wall leads Wizards from behind to clip Lakers

    CSN Washington "This game at the Los Angeles Lakers shouldn't have been this difficult even without Paul Pierce and John Wall ailing, but it was every bit a struggle as they won their second game in a row and have a chance to end this four-game road trip with a winning record. Wall, despite a sore left..." January 28

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    Jorge Castillo @jorgeccastillo

    John Wall (Achilles) and Paul Pierce (toe) are officially questionable for tonight’s game: http://t.co/w2rTFMSoos #Wizards

  • John Wall thinks the Wizards deserve a second all-star

    Washington Post "Point guard John Wall was named an Eastern Conference all-star starter for the first time last week as reward for his stellar play over the first half of the season. Through 45 games, Wall leads the Washington Wizards in scoring (17.2 points per game), tops the NBA in assists per game (10.2), is..." January 27

  • Wizards escape Pierce's blunder to win in OT

    CSN Washington "The unthinkable almost happened to the Wizards for the second game in a row, but losing to the Denver Nuggets on Sunday would've been far more devastating. After almost blowing a six-point lead in overtime -- the Wizards got there only because Kenneth Faried missed a pair of free throws with..." January 26

  • Kobe wanted to sign with Wizards, join Michael Jordan

    CSN Washington "When Kobe Bryant made his first public comments after signing a two-year extension in November 2013, the Los Angeles Lakers were in Washington and the future Hall of Famer held a news conference at Verizon Center while a Washington Wizards banner hung behind him and a microphone with the Wizards’..." January 26

  • Wale says he’s talking to Kanye West about designing new Wizards uniforms

    Pro Basketball Talk "Former Nets owner Jay Z ushered in Brooklyn’s black-and-white color scheme and helped designed the team’s jerseys. Drake is involved in the Raptors’ rebranding, including Toronto’s new logo. Now, Wale – a D.C. native and a “creative liaison” for the Wizards – could be the next rapper to..." January 24

  • John Wall fed up with lack of respect from NBA officials

    CSN Washington "Usually, John Wall is pretty coy about what he says post-game to avoid getting fined by the NBA for criticizing league officials. Not after the Wizards' 105-103 overtime loss to the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday. It was pointed out to him that coach Randy Wittman wants his guards, Wall..." January 22

  • Westbrook hits game-winner in victory over Wizards

    The Oklahoman "A white banner stretched across the railing at the bottom of the 400 level. “KD4DC2016,” it read. The freshman basketball team from his high school alma mater, Montrose Christian, served as the halftime entertainment, playing a free-wheeling yet strategic game of 5-on-5. An in-game..." January 22

  • Lakers Top 2015 List Of NBA's Most Valuable Teams; Average Franchise Is Now Worth Record $1.1 Billion

    Forbes.com "What do you get when you combine a massive new $24 billion television contract, a nearly six-year bull market in equities creating tremendous wealth, and cheap credit? You get a massive rise in sports franchise values, with the NBA serving as ground zero for the current boom. The average NBA team..." January 21

  • Wizards rout 76ers on MLK Day

    CSN Washington "The Wizards haven't pounded an opponent like they did the Philadelphia 76ers on Monday since ... the 76ers, winning their second game in a row 111-76 during a rare early afternoon game on Martin Luther King holiday after Verizon Center in front of 19,040. Last season, on the night at the 76ers..." January 20

  • Kevin Durant comes to Washington Wednesday, fans already buying Durant Wizards jerseys

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Washington Wizards are 29-13, if the playoffs started today they would be the No. 2 seed in the East ahead of teams like Toronto, Chicago and Cleveland. They would also be a real playoff threat — when Nene is healthy the Wizards are a tough out for any team. This is the kind of team a lot of..." January 20

  • Wizards top Bulls despite 32 from Chicago’s Derrick Rose

    Washington Post "Nene sat at the locker by the showers exhausted. Ice packs were tied to his right shoulder and both knees. More ice filled a vast green container in front of his chair, soaking his feet. The Washington Wizards big man remained there for several minutes, treating the aches that come with shutting..." January 15