Nuggets beat Wizards 113-108 for fifth straight victory
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.
Beal scores 32, Wizards top Giannis-less Bucks 113-106
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.
Beal scores 24 points in Wizards’ 114-98 win over Hawks
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.
Wizards’ John Wall out with heel injury, will see specialist
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.
Wizards’ Wall out vs. Phoenix due to flu-like symptoms
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.
Wizards beat Cavs in first game in Cleveland since trades
CLEVELAND (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 18 points, Kelly Oubre Jr. added 17 and tried to untie the sneakers of one of Cleveland's new players, and the Washington Wizards withstood a late assault by LeBron James to beat the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 on Thursday night.
Wizards point guard Tomas Satoransky had a bandage above his right eyebrow and still had a minor headache Monday evening. Both were the aftereffects from Bulls forward Bobby Portis' mid-air takedown of Satoransky in the final minutes of Saturday's Wizards win in Chicago.
After Satoransky's head smacked the hardwood, he left the game and was placed in concussion protocol.
Tomas Satoransky scores 25, Wizards beat Bulls 101-90
CHICAGO (AP) — Tomas Satoransky is starting while star guard John Wall recovers from knee surgery. He stepped up Saturday for struggling All-Star Bradley Beal as well.
Satoransky scored a career-high 25 points on 10-of-12 shooting and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-90.
Porter, Wizards ease to 115-98 victory over Magic
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — If the Washington Wizards are missing All-Star point guard John Wall, they certainly aren't showing it.
Washington won its fourth straight game while Wall is sidelined because of a knee injury, pounding the Orlando Magic 115-98 on Saturday night.
Tomas Satoransky, who replaced Wall in the starting lineup, had a career-high 19 points, six assists and wasn't needed in the fourth quarter after helping the Wizards blow open the game in the third.
Wizards All-Star guard John Wall to have left knee surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee on Wednesday and could miss much of the rest of the regular season.
The Wizards announced Tuesday that Wall would have the operation in Cleveland and that a timeline for his return would be determined afterward.
Wall held out as Wizards overwhelm Hawks, 129-104
ATLANTA (AP) — With John Wall held out with a sore knee, Washington's winning game plan was executed to near perfection by his backups.
Tomas Satoransky and Tim Frazier combined for 21 assists with only three turnovers and Washington used balanced scoring and strong 3-point shooting for a 129-104 runaway victory over the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday night.
Morris, Satoransky lead Wizards to 109-91 rout of Pistons
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards forward Markieff Morris studied video with coach Scott Brooks before Friday night's game in an effort to end a slump. The extra work paid off with his best offensive performance of the season.
Morris scored 23 points, Tomas Satoransky added a career-high 17 off the bench, and the Wizards beat the Detroit Pistons 109-91 for their first home win in nearly three weeks.
Meeks, Mac lead Wizards to 126-96 win over Guangzhou
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jodie Meeks scored all 19 of his points in the first half and Sheldon Mac added 17 as the Washington Wizards opened their preseason schedule with a 126-96 win over Guangzhou Long-Lions of the Chinese Basketball Association on Monday night.
Wizards’ Wall, Beal miss game at Bulls
CHICAGO (AP) — The Washington Wizards are holding star guards John Wall and Bradley Beal out of their game Saturday against the Chicago Bulls.
Wizards PG John Wall to sit out against Orlando on Saturday
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall will sit out Saturday's game at the Orlando Magic as he continues his recovery from offseason surgery on each of his knees.
After the Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 95-92 on Friday night, Washington coach Scott Brooks announced that Wall would miss the second half of a back-to-back at Orlando.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guard Tomas Satoransky has signed with the Washington Wizards.
The team announced the deal with their 2012 second-round draft pick Thursday, without revealing the financial terms.
Earlier this month, the Wizards and Satoransky agreed to a $9 million, three-year contract, according to a person familiar with the move who spoke on condition of anonymity at the time because there was an NBA moratorium on such signings.