The Wizards open their season tonight in Detroit with their most optimism since coach Eddie Jordan and stars Gilbert Arenas and Antawn Jamison were seeking a fifth straight playoff berth in the fall of 2008.
With no solid updates on the injury status of Wizards’ rookie Otto Porter, and the season set to tip off in a day, head coach Randy Wittman tells the Junkies he has no idea when the 3rd overall pick will return, further his comment by saying, “I don’t know who he is and have not had a chance to coach him yet.”
The Washington Wizards have waived the three players acquired with Marcin Gortat in last week’s trade with the Phoenix Suns.
Adding a front-court piece in hopes of finally returning to the playoffs, the Washington Wizards acquired center Marcin Gortat from the Phoenix Suns in a multiplayer trade Friday.
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.
In their quest to return to playoff-caliber basketball for the first time in six years, the Wizards are hitching their hopes to John Wall, the 2010 No. 1 overall draft pick who has yet to channel his immense talent into consistent NBA success.
Anthony Davis scored 16 points and blocked Bradley Beal’s game-tying drive attempt with 11.9 seconds left to help the New Orleans Pelicans remain unbeaten with a 93-89 exhibition victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
Carmelo Anthony had 22 points in the first game he’s played in his hometown to lead the New York Knicks to a 98-89 preseason win over the Washington Wizards on Thursday night.
The Washington Wizards are just two weeks out from tipping off the 2013-14 NBA regular season. With the 3rd overall pick already sidelined with a hip injury and a 117-277 record over the last five seasons, what’s not to be excited about with the Wizards?