Just 10 days before the first training camp practice, the Washington Wizards announced Wednesday that starting center Emeka Okafor is out indefinitely with a herniated disc, and that reserve forward Chris Singleton will be sidelined approximately six to eight weeks with a broken bone in his left foot.
Wizards center Emeka Okafor will be out indefinitely after being diagnosed with a herniated C4 cervical disc, team president Ernie Grunfeld announced on Wednesday.
When point guard John Wall blocked perennial All-Star forward Carmelo Anthony’s layup try and raced the length of the floor to give the Wizards a 16-5 lead over the Knicks last night, Verizon Center was as loud as it had been since last spring’s Stanley Cup playoffs.
Tristan Thompson’s three-point play with 24.4 seconds remaining gave the Cleveland Cavaliers their first two-game winning streak of the season as the Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 87-84 on Wednesday night.
The Washington Wizards (o-1) look for their first win of the season as they host the Boston Celtics in the home opener tomorrow and hope to get some front court help back.
The Washington Wizards held their annual media day today as they prepare to start training camp tomorrow without point guard John Wall.
After trading away Nick Young and JaVale McGee, and with a newly re-signed Head Coach and General Manager, the Wizards signaled they are ready for change, but with a measured amount of consistency and structure. But as Free Agency begins, many of the top offerings are already off the market, and Washington still has holes to fill.
What is Ernie Grunfeld doing?
The Washington Wizards managed to steal a few headlines away from the Miami Heat and Oklahoma City Thunder Wednesday when they traded Rashard Lewis and the No. 46 overall pick in next week’s draft to the New Orleans Hornets for Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza.
The Washington Wizards have acquired Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza from the New Orleans Hornets according to multiple reports.