WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills and Washington Wizards forward Devin Robinson were arrested after a fight outside a nightclub, Washington police said...
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)
NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe this won't be the worst New York Knicks team ever.
The Knicks gave themselves a chance to avoid that dubious distinction by rallying from 10 points down after three...
Beal, Wizards set for matchup against the Knicks
Washington Wizards (32-48, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. New York Knicks (15-64, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are trying to become a better road team as they battle for position in the Western Conference playoffs.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Walt Lemon Jr. has seen much of the world during his professional basketball career. It has taken him to Hungary, Germany, Turkey, Greece and to the G League.
Washington hosts Chicago, aims to stop home slide
Chicago Bulls (21-57, 13th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (32-46, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ernie Grunfeld was fired as president of the Washington Wizards after 16 seasons in charge of the team, and owner Ted Leonsis said he will oversee a "reboot."
DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic was bloodied early, upset late, and ultimately boiled over at a critical time for the Denver Nuggets.
It wasn't what the cold-shooting Nuggets needed in the heat...
Denver plays Washington, aims for 5th straight home win
Washington Wizards (31-46, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Denver Nuggets (51-24, second in the Western Conference)
Mitchell powers Jazz to 128-124 win over Wizards
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — An eye injury forced Donovan Mitchell to spend much of the first quarter in the locker room. His vision seemed better than ever when he returned.
Utah faces Washington, looks for 5th straight home win
Washington Wizards (31-45, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Utah Jazz (45-30, fifth in the Western Conference)
PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker has scored 109 points in the past two games and every last one of them went to waste.
Suns face the Wizards on 4-game skid
Washington Wizards (30-45, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Phoenix Suns (17-58, 15th in the Western Conference)
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Washington faces Los Angeles, aims to halt 4-game skid
Washington Wizards (30-44, 11th in the Eastern Conference) vs. Los Angeles Lakers (32-41, 11th in the Western Conference)
Dwyane Wade scores 20 points, Heat beat Wizards 113-108
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the Miami Heat nearing the end of a grueling but successful stretch, they turned to their closer yet again.
Dwyane Wade scored 11 of his 20 points in the fourth...
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.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Denver Nuggets coach Michael Malone didn't know how his team would respond to clinching its first playoff berth in six years.
Markkanen, Dunn lead Bulls over Wizards 126-120 in OT
CHICAGO (AP) — The fading Washington Wizards were going against a struggling team missing two of its top players. It's fair to say their latest loss had a little extra sting.
Grizzlies’ C.J. Miles likely out for remainder of season
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward C.J. Miles is expected to miss the remainder of the season after injuring his left foot over the weekend.
Beal scores 40 points, Wizards beat Grizzlies 135-128
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal said he spent a restless night after the Washington Wizards lost a key conference game.
After Saturday's effort, he was bound to sleep well.
Walker leads Hornets past Wizards, 116-110
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets turned some well-timed rest into a much-needed win.
Kemba Walker scored 28 points and the Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 116-110 on Friday night...
Towns scores 40, leaves Wolves’ win with injury
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Moments after Minnesota's hard-fought win, the focus shifted to the health of the Timberwolves' best player.
Karl-Anthony Towns had 40 points and 16 rebounds before...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Marvin Williams has spent the last couple of weeks encouraging his teammates not to give up, reminding them the playoffs are still a possibility despite a recent...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal made sure to grab his phone in the locker room and get a good look at video of his dunk over 7-foot-2 Salah Mejri, which was embellished by a staredown...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bobby Portis' shooting touch returned Sunday and the Washington Wizards picked up a win.
Portis had 26 points and 12 rebounds and the Wizards beat the Minnesota...
Celtics beat Wizards 107-96 to end 4-game slide,
BOSTON (AP) — Some late defense helped the Boston Celtics snap a four-game losing streak.
Kyrie Irving had 13 points and 12 assists, Al Horford scored 18 points and the Celtics shut down the...
Hornets switch lineup, roll past Wizards 123-110
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Nic Batum is back in his comfort zone.
The Hornets moved the 10-year NBA veteran back to shooting guard — a position he's played for the better part of the last seven...
As betting widens, NBA teams positioning to cash in
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Ted Leonsis does not gamble.
The owner of the Washington Wizards is a venture capitalist and investor, along with the owner of the NHL champion Washington Capitals, the WNBA's Washington Mystics, the G League Capital City Go-Go and two Arena Football teams. He, personally, doesn't bet.
But sports betting — and how to cash in on it — remains the hot off-court topic in the NBA and Leonsis said he doesn't want his customers to be confused when they make wagers.
Siakam scores career-best 44, Raptors beat Wizards 129-120
TORONTO (AP) — Pascal Siakam isn't pleased to be taking it easy over All-Star weekend and took out his frustration Wednesday night.
Siakam scored a career-high 44 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, OG Anunoby scored a career-best 22 points, and the Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 129-120 for their sixth straight win.
"If he keeps playing like this, he's a 2020 All-Star," Wizards coach Scott Brooks said of Siakam.
Third-quarter run helps Pistons to 121-112 win over Wizards
DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons are enjoying one of their best stretches of the season, and the reason why is no surprise.
Blake Griffin and Andre Drummond are rolling.
Drummond had 32 points and 17 rebounds, and Griffin had 31 points, nine rebounds and nine assists to lift the Pistons to a 121-112 victory over the Washington Wizards on Monday night. Detroit has won four in a row, one shy of its longest winning streak of the season.
Parker returns to Chicago with Wizards
CHICAGO (AP) — Jabari Parker is focused on helping the Washington Wizards.
His rocky stint with his hometown Chicago Bulls is over.
Parker returned to Chicago on Saturday night just three days after he was traded to Washington in a multiplayer deal. The Wizards also got Bobby Portis and a protected 2023 second-round pick in exchange for Otto Porter Jr.
Love returns, briefly, to Cavs’ lineup after foot surgery
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Love's return to the Cleveland Cavaliers' lineup after missing 50 games following surgery on his left foot was a brief one.
Love started and played the first six minutes in the Cavaliers' 119-103 loss to the Washington Wizards on Friday night. He scored four points.
He shot 1 for 5 from the field and missed all three of his 3-point attempts. Love made two free throws and had a rebound and an assist. He left the game midway through the first period and did not return.
Portis scores 30 in debut as Wizards beat Cavs 119-106
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.
Wizards’ Wall on injury: ‘God is telling me something’
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.
Kevin Love returns for Cavaliers after missing 50 games
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Love returned to the Cleveland Cavaliers' lineup on Friday after missing 50 games following surgery on his left foot.
Love started and played the first six minutes against the Washington Wizards, scoring four points. He shot 1 for 5 from the field, missing all three of his 3-point attempts. Love made two free throws and had a rebound and an assist.
Giannis, Bucks drop 148 points on Wizards for 40th win
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 43 points, Eric Bledsoe had 22 points and 11 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Washington Wizards 148-129 on Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
The Bucks shot 60 percent (56 for 93) from the field and placed six players in double figures while becoming the first NBA team with 40 victories. Malcolm Brogdon had 18 points, and Khris Middleton finished with 16.
Antetokounmpo, Bledsoe pace Bucks past Wizards
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo called it "a crazy game."
A little too crazy for the All-Star.
Antetokounmpo scored 43 points, Eric Bledsoe had 22 points and 11 assists, and the Milwaukee Bucks beat the Washington Wizards 148-129 on Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
"I think we were just trading baskets at one point," Antetokounmpo said. "We're a good team but we're trying to be a great team.
Bulls get Otto Porter Jr. from Wizards for Portis, Parker
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.
Wizards’ John Wall needs Achilles surgery; out another year
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.
Carter provides needed spark as Hawks beat Wizards 137-129
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the old man on an Atlanta squad jammed with youngsters, Vince Carter knew what challenges the longest road trip of the season would present.
Now he's the reason the Hawks are heading home on a rare high.
The 42-year-old Carter scored 16 points in 16 minutes after halftime, helping Atlanta hold off the Washington Wizards 137-129 on Monday night to complete their seven-game trip with four wins.
Antetokounmpo leads Bucks past Wizards, 131-115
WASHINGTON (AP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo and the NBA-leading Milwaukee Bucks are all smiles — until game time.
"As a team, I feel like we think about the game less," Antetokounmpo said. "We just smile. We just have fun. And we know when the game starts at 7:30 or 7 o'clock, we're going to do whatever it takes to win. We don't try to overthink things."
Beal, Green lead Wizards past reeling Pacers 107-89
WASHINGTON (AP) — Although consistency continues to elude them, the Washington Wizards have been playing winning basketball for a solid month and have a reasonable chance of sneaking into the playoffs.
The Indiana Pacers are quickly heading in the opposite direction.
Bradley Beal scored 25 points, Jeff Green added 23 to lead another productive night from Washington's bench, and the Wizards beat the reeling Pacers 107-89 on Wednesday night.
Aldridge leads Spurs past Wizards 132-119
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gregg Popovich values every possession, so an uncontested dunk by the Washington Wizards on the opening play did not sit well.
The Spurs coach quickly rose to call a timeout 16 seconds into the game to forcefully reinforce that communication is critical to defense.
LaMarcus Aldridge had 30 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and the Spurs regrouped to beat the Wizards 132-119 on Sunday night to snap a two-game skid at home.
Green’s late basket lifts Wizards past Magic 95-91
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Green and the Washington Wizards used their 3-point game to beat the Orlando Magic.
Green shot 6 for 9 from 3-point range and finished with 24 points as the Wizards defeated the Magic 95-91 Friday night.
Green, who made less than 28 percent of his threes in 69 games with the Magic two years ago, finished with a season high in points.
Warriors win 9th straight behind Curry’s 38 points
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 38 points, local product Kevin Durant had 21 and the Golden State Warriors hammered the ball inside to beat the Washington Wizards 126-118 Thursday night for their season-high ninth consecutive victory.