Porter has done nothing to make them regret choosing him with the third overall selection in the NBA draft two weeks ago.
Bomani Jones was “flabbergasted” by Jason Reid’s column on John Wall, in which the Washington Post columnist pointed to Wall’s tattoos as a reason the Wiz shouldn’t sign him to a max contract. At the same time, he doesn’t think Wall should get a max contract.
With the Wizards in negotiations with John Wall for a contract extension, Jason Reid came under scrutiny for citing his tattoos as one reason he’s undeserving of a max deal. But as he told the Junkies Tuesday, those critics are overlooking the bigger issue; that Wall’s not an elite player.
Now that the sub-thirty win season is in the books for the Wizards, everyone can focus on the future and what the team should do in the draft. For Bradley Beal, who just finished his own rookie campaign, the answer is tall and can shoot threes.
Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 15 rebounds to help the Chicago Bulls clinch the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference with a 95-92 win over the Washington Wizards in the regular-season finale Wednesday night.
The New York Knicks romped to their first Atlantic Division title since 1994, getting 36 points from Carmelo Anthony and beating the Washington Wizards 120-99 on Tuesday night for their 13th straight victory.
As the Washington Wizards pursue their stated goal of finishing ninth in the Eastern Conference, seeing Bradley Beal back on the court was a welcome sight.
The annual White House Easter Egg Roll attracted 30,000 children and parents to the Executive Mansion’s South Lawn for a day of festivities.
John Wall scored a career-high 47 points and added eight assists, Emeka Okafor had 21 points and nine rebounds, and the undermanned Washington Wizards beat the Memphis Grizzlies, 107-94 Monday night.
There’s little doubt that Washington has realized Leonsis’ goal of progress since John Wall returned to the Wizards lineup.