Bradley Beal scored 25 points, John Wall added 14 points and tied his career high with 16 assists, and the Washington Wizards beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 104-100 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game losing streak.
With rumors of dissent swirling, the Cleveland Cavaliers found a surefire remedy — a virtuoso performance by slumping All-Star Kyrie Irving.
Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman has been fined $20,000 by the NBA for using profane language during a postgame news conference.
Former Georgetown Hoya Allen Iverson officially retired from the NBA on Wednesday, ending a 15-year career during which he won the 2001 MVP award and four scoring titles.
Bradley Beal scored 21 points and Trevor Ariza added 19 as the Washington Wizards erased a 16-point third-quarter deficit before pulling away for a 101-82 preseason victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night.
The Washington Wizards lost their third straight preseason game, falling to the Detroit Pistons 99-96 Tuesday night.
Wizards rookie Otto Porter has a right hip flexor injury.
Asked whether he feels any extra pressure to reach the postseason, Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman fiddled with his eyeglasses on the table in front of him and looked straight ahead.
Porter has done nothing to make them regret choosing him with the third overall selection in the NBA draft two weeks ago.
A year ago Otto Porter didn’t envision he’d be preparing team with Wall or Bradley Beal. Heck, he couldn’t imagine he’d be drawing a paycheck from the NBA at all for that matter. . . Not yet, anyway.