Dirk Nowitzki limped off to the locker room after a fourth-quarter fall, then returned to make a key 3-pointer, and Monta Ellis scored 24 of his 34 points in the first half Wednesday night, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 105-102 victory over the Washington Wizards.
Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal has made his season debut after being sidelined since breaking his left wrist in early October.
The Wizards organization furthered its investment into the future, exercising the fourth-year contract option on Bradley Beal and the third-year contract option on Otto Poter.
Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will miss about six weeks after undergoing surgery on his left wrist, the team announced Sunday.
Dormant for years, the rivalry between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers may be back.
Paul Pierce walked onto the court for media day wearing a No. 34 Washington Wizards jersey, complete with a red sweatband on his forehead and a red wristband pulled almost all the way up to his left elbow.
The buzz in this city is palpable at the mere thought the hometown hero would return to his roots and play for the Wizards in 2016.
As Bradley Beal continues his campaign to make the USA Basketball team, he says he hasn’t yet begun recruiting any of his American teammates to consider D.C. as they become free agents in the coming years, but he will.
The Wizards have done a remarkable job with free agency this offseason, in positioning themselves to win now, and also possibly make a run at Kevin Durant in 2016.
John Wall, Bradley Beal’s backcourt mate with the Wizards, has not been named yet.