WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall declared himself fully recovered after two operations that sidelined him for the past 1½ years and said he is “itching” to get back on...
Washington Wizards (5-9, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (12-3, second in the Western Conference)
Sacramento Kings (6-8, ninth in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (5-8, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Charlotte Hornets (6-9, ninth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (4-8, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
San Antonio Spurs (5-9, 11th in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (3-8, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Washington Wizards (3-7, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Orlando Magic (5-7, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington Wizards (2-6, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Boston Celtics (8-1, first in the Eastern Conference)
Cleveland Cavaliers (2-5, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (2-5, 12th in the Eastern Conference)
Washington Wizards (2-4, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Indiana Pacers (3-4, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
NEW YORK (AP) — Kentucky's latest freshman star is a guard from Texas who likes to smile wide and take big shots.
Tyrese Maxey scored 26 points, including a clutch 3 that beat the shot clock...
Detroit Pistons (3-4, eighth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (1-4, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Minnesota Timberwolves (3-1, third in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (1-3, 14th in the Eastern Conference)
Houston Rockets (2-1, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (1-2, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Washington Wizards (1-1, 12th in the Eastern Conference) vs. San Antonio Spurs (1-0, fifth in the Western Conference)
Washington Wizards (0-1, 14th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Oklahoma City Thunder (0-1, eighth in the Western Conference)
Washington Wizards vs. Dallas Mavericks
Dallas; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
The Dallas Mavericks begin the season at home against the Washington Wizards.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards backup center Ian Mahinmi will miss the start of the regular season because of a strained right Achilles tendon, joining the team’s long list of injured...
WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, the Washington Wizards would head into a season with proclamations from players or management or ownership — if not all three — about how many wins they were hoping...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards forward Troy Brown Jr. has injured his left calf and is expected to miss about a month, the latest in a series of injuries the team is dealing with as the NBA...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas underwent thumb surgery and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.
The team says Thomas ruptured the radial collateral ligament in his left...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards came into the season aiming for 50 wins. They finished with 50 losses.
There was poor play. There was little defense. There was the embarrassing...
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall would not be bothered if the Washington Wizards pick a point guard in the first round of the upcoming NBA draft.
"You have to do what's best for the team and make...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal's Washington Wizards were irrelevant long ago this season. He still had some personal business to take care of.
Boston Celtics (48-33, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (32-49, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
Washington Wizards (32-48, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (15-64, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Throughout a turbulent season for the injury-plagued Wizards, All-Star guard Bradley Beal keeps evolving.
Beal shook off a poor first half Monday night to score 21 of his...
WASHINGTON (AP) — When the Washington Wizards found out that All-Star point guard John Wall was going to need surgery for a ruptured left Achilles tendon, just a month after surgery to repair bone spurs in his left heel, they decided to regroup.
Wall's surgery will cost him at least the majority of the 2019-20 season. After learning the news just ahead of the NBA's trading deadline, the Wizards quickly traded Otto Porter Jr. and Markieff Morris in separate deals.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall has a history of trying to play through pain. His latest setback is forcing the Washington Wizards guard to take a different approach.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Wizards decided they needed to shake things up with All-Star point guard John Wall out for the season.
Otto Porter Jr. is gone. Jabari Parker and Bobby Portis are in.
Washington traded Porter to the struggling Chicago Bulls on Wednesday for Parker, Portis and a protected 2023 second-round pick.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Already done for this season after one operation, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall now will miss most — if not all — of next season, too, because he needs surgery on his left Achilles tendon, which he tore in a fall at home.
Wizards team doctor Wiemi Douoguih said Tuesday in a conference call with reporters that he discovered the partial rupture of the tendon during a procedure done Monday to address an infection from the operation on Wall's left heel on Jan. 8.
BOSTON (AP) — After beating the Lakers without LeBron James and the Wizards without John Wall, the Golden State Warriors were eager to test themselves against a full-strength opponent.
The Boston Celtics were just what they were looking for.
Kevin Durant had 33 points and nine rebounds, Stephen Curry scored 24 points and Klay Thompson had 21, including two key free throws, for Golden State on Saturday night to beat Boston 115-111 and give the Warriors their 10th win in a row.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tomas Satoransky got a bottled-water shower from his teammates and a postgame handshake from team president Ernie Grunfeld.
The big game for the lanky Czech point guard was cause for celebration for the Washington Wizards, who are playing cohesively with Satoransky starting in place of the injured John Wall.
Satoransky had 18 points, a career-high 12 rebounds and 10 assists in his first career triple-double, helping Washington beat the Milwaukee Bucks 113-106 on Friday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After rising off the floor midway through the fourth quarter, Bradley Beal flashed a thankful smile.
Washington's leading scorer had survived the full force of Joel Embiid.
Beal drew the charge from Philadelphia's brawny center, then went on to score 14 consecutive points and finish with 34, helping the Wizards beat the 76ers 123-106 on Wednesday night for a split of the home-and-home set.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Washington coach Scott Brooks thinks his team delivered one of its best performances of the season on Sunday night.
That's what it took for the Wizards to finally win in Oklahoma City.
Bradley Beal scored 25 points and Washington won 116-98, beating the Thunder franchise on the road for the first time since it was still based in Seattle.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards power forward Markieff Morris will miss at least six weeks with a neck injury, the latest setback in a difficult season for one of the NBA's most disappointing teams.
The Wizards announced Thursday that Morris was examined by a doctor after dealing with neck and upper back stiffness since getting hit on the chin during a game against the Los Angeles Lakers on Dec. 16. Morris left that game at halftime with what the Wizards said then was a neck strain.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Just because All-Star point guard John Wall is out for the season, that doesn't mean the Washington Wizards think they're finished.
Bradley Beal had 24 points, Jeff Green added 22 and Thomas Bryant scored 16 to go with a career-high 15 rebounds as Washington beat the Atlanta Hawks 114-98 on Wednesday night.
Wall, scheduled for surgery on his left heel Jan. 8, hasn't played in any of the past three games but the Wizards have won the last two.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards will need more of the balance they displayed on Saturday night if they hope to make the playoffs without injured All-Star guard John Wall.
Trevor Ariza scored 24 points and was one of seven Washington players in double figures as the Wizards defeated the Charlotte Hornets 130-126 amid news that Wall will have season-ending surgery.
Washington point guard John Wall will have season-ending surgery to address bone spurs in his left heel, the latest blow to the reeling Wizards.
The Wizards announced Saturday night that the five-time All-Star will undergo the surgery in Green Bay, Wisconsin sometime in the next few days. Wall was told earlier Saturday that surgery was the best option, and he and the team conferred hours later before a final decision was made.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall is out for the Washington Wizards' game Friday night against Chicago due to a left heel injury, and coach Scott Brooks says the point guard will see a specialist.
Brooks would not speculate on the severity of the injury. He says Wall has managed an issue with his heel for years and "it comes and goes."
Wall is averaging 20.7 points and 8.7 assists per game. He missed a game with an injury to his heel Dec. 10.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal had 40 points and his first career triple-double to lift the Washington Wizards over the Phoenix Suns 149-146 in triple-overtime Saturday night.
With All-Star point guard John Wall sidelined due to illness, Beal scored 10 points in the third overtime, including a slicing layup that made it 146-144 with 40 seconds to play. He also had a career-high 15 assists and 11 rebounds.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is missing Saturday night's game against the Phoenix Suns because of flu-like symptoms.
Wall was ruled out shortly before the 7 p.m. tipoff. He did not participate in Washington's morning shootaround.
Tomas Satoransky is starting in place of the five-time All Star. Forward Markieff Morris also is dealing with an illness but will play, according to coach Scott Brooks.
ATLANTA (AP) — Jeremy Lin and the Atlanta Hawks expected John Wall's inevitable scoring burst that came in the third quarter.
Lin had an even stronger response in the fourth.
The veteran guard scored 12 of his 16 points in the final period and the Hawks overcame Bradley Beal's 29 points for a 118-110 victory over the Washington Wizards on Tuesday night.
The Hawks outscored the Wizards 71-52 in the first and last quarters combined.
WASHINGTON (AP) — John Wall was at his attacking best: 40 points and 14 assists; one no-look, through-the-legs assist; one buzzer-beating rainbow step-back jumper.
LeBron James was at his sluggish worst: a season-low 13 points on 5-of-16 shooting.
WASHINGTON (AP) — To Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens, Kyrie Irving's pair of 3-pointers in the final 40 seconds of overtime — the first from in front of his team's bench; the second from straightaway, 31 feet out — were "amazing."
To the man contesting both of those key shots, Washington Wizards point guard John Wall, they were "incredible."
WASHINGTON (AP) — Al Horford will miss at least another few games for the Boston Celtics because of an injured left knee.
The Celtics were also without Jaylen Brown and Gordon Hayward for their game against the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night because of illness.
That absent trio ranks Nos. 4-6 in scoring for Boston this season.
The game against Washington was Horford's third in a row on the sideline. He said the pain in his knee has not been getting better.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on NBA All-Star Saturday (all times local):
Rookie Donovan Mitchell of the Utah Jazz put on a show in the slam dunk contest to cap off NBA All-Star Saturday.
Mitchell edged Larry Nance Jr. by two points, sealing his victory with a close approximation of the 360-degree spin dunk that Vince Carter used to win the 2000 contest.