With LeBron Leaving Miami, the Market's ‘Going to Explode Now’ for Trevor ArizaWith LeBron James having now made his decision, the rest of the NBA is free to resume business. For the Wizards, Matt Moore indicates LeBron leaving Miami translates to 'The price just went up on Trevor Ariza ... by a lot.'
5 NBA Free Agents That Will Be OverpaidHere's five NBA free agents this summer that are going to get more money than they deserve.
Jason Reid: Re-signing Ariza and Gortat Could Lead Wizards to 50 WinsTrevor Ariza and Marcin Gortat, whose contracts are expiring, were incredibly instrumental in the Wizards making the playoffs. WaPo's Jason Reid makes a strong case for the Wizards re-signing both this offseason.
Wizards Outlast Bulls 75-69, Win Series 4-1John Wall finished with 24 points, Nene scored 20, and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 75-69 on Tuesday night to clinch their first-round series in five games.
Wizards Defeat Bulls 98-89, Take 3-1 Lead Even with the team's "X-factor" suspended, the Washington Wizards had a No. 42 sitting next to the bench. The 57-year-old with graying hair couldn't box out or grab a rebound, but owner Ted Leonsis waved his red towel and egged on a cheering crowd that chanted "Free Nene!"
Hot Wizards Ready For Matchup With HeatPerhaps we should re-name our NBA franchise the Whoa-zards because coach Randy Wittman’s team has been pretty surprising since Nene went down with a sprained knee 15 days ago.
Don't Call Trevor Ariza 'Switchblade'Trevor Ariza does not like being called 'Switchblade' -- a supposed nickname he's listed as having on a basketball stats website -- so you probably shouldn't call him 'Switchblade,' particularly not in an interview with him.
Ariza Scores 40, Wizards Win 6th StraightThe 76ers' fans came to celebrate Allen Iverson's No. 3. Trevor Ariza left them talkin' about 40.
Wizards Survive Without Nene, Beat Magic Behind Wall's 27John Wall scored 27 points, and the must-make-playoffs Washington Wizards survived their first game after Nene's latest injury, beating the road-hapless Orlando Magic 115-106 Tuesday night.
Harden's Layup With 0.7 Seconds Left Downs WizardsJames Harden scored 35 points and his layup with 0.7 seconds remaining lifted the Houston Rockets to a 113-112 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
Ariza: Beal 'Can Easily Get 20,000 Points in This League'The Wizards are beginning to show signs of leadership all over, as the team propels past .500 for the first time in more than four years. 10-year veteran Trevor Ariza, who's been a major contributor this season, believes young star Bradley Beal could be truly special.
Wizards Top Trail Blazers 100-90 to Get Over .500 The Washington Wizards moved above .500 for the first time in more than four years Monday night, accomplishing the feat on their eighth try this season by pulling away in the second half to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-90.