John Wall had 26 points and 12 assists, Trevor Ariza scored 24 points and made five 3-pointers, and the Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 108-101 on Saturday night.
Nene scored 12 of his 20 points in the final 4½ minutes of the fourth quarter, including a putback with 1.2 seconds to play that sent the game to overtime, and Trevor Ariza hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in the extra period Friday night as the Washington Wizards topped the Brooklyn Nets 112-108.
John Wall has clearly proved his worth to the Wizards in the month he’s been back from injury, but he still has to prove himself to the rest of the league if he’d like to be considered a premier point guard in the NBA. Ariza explained to Holden and Danny what Wall must to do break through to that next level.
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 have acquired Emeka Okafor and Trevor Ariza from the New Orleans Hornets according to multiple reports.