Middleton 9-14 2-2 22, Ilyasova 5-8 5-5 18, B.Lopez 2-3 0-0 5, Hill 2-7 0-0 5, Matthews 2-6 3-4 7, T.Antetokounmpo 2-6 4-4 8, Bender 3-4 5-5 12, Mason 1-2 0-0 2, Brown 6-9 4-4 18, Korver 2-4 0-0...
Bonga 2-3 0-0 4, Wagner 4-7 8-8 18, Bryant 3-14 2-2 10, Smith 1-6 0-2 2, Beal 8-14 3-4 21, Schofield 2-7 0-0 6, Jones 2-4 0-0 4, Bertans 3-5 0-0 9, Booth 2-5 0-2 4, Chiozza 1-1 0-0 2, J.Robinson...
Protesters show support for Hong Kong at Wizards game
Protesters handed out T-shirts and held up signs in support of Hong Kong on Wednesday night when the Washington Wizards hosted a team from the Chinese Basketball Association.
Harris 6-9 11-12 25, Nicholson 9-19 1-2 21, Zhang 0-1 2-2 2, Sykes 7-15 0-0 18, Heng 2-6 2-3 8, Georges-Hunt 3-5 4-4 11, Gu 0-0 0-0 0, Si 0-0 0-0 0, Chen 1-7 0-0 2, Guo 0-1 0-0 0, Zheng 2-4 0-0 6,...
NBA postpones media sessions in Shanghai amid China rift
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver told the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Lakers on Wednesday that the league is still expecting them to play as scheduled this week, even while the rift between the...
Morris 6-12 2-2 17, Randle 5-12 0-1 11, M.Robinson 2-7 1-2 5, Payton 2-5 0-0 5, Barrett 6-13 3-5 17, Knox 5-12 0-0 12, Gibson 5-9 4-5 16, Ntilikina 3-10 2-2 9, Ellington 4-9 1-2 12, Trier 0-2 0-0...
Morris 6-12 2-2 17, Randle 5-11 0-1 11, M.Robinson 2-7 1-2 5, Payton 2-5 0-0 5, Barrett 6-13 3-5 17, Knox 5-12 0-0 12, Gibson 5-9 4-5 16, Ntilikina 3-10 2-2 9, Ellington 4-9 1-2 12, Trier 0-3 0-0...
Wizards backup center Mahinmi joins growing list of injured
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...
Wizards hire ex-NBA exec Rod Thorn as adviser to GM Sheppard
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former NBA GM and league executive Rod Thorn has been hired by the Washington Wizards as a senior adviser to general manager Tommy Sheppard.
New Wizards GM Sheppard eyes ‘development,’ not win total
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...
Wizards forward Troy Brown Jr. injured, out about a month
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...
Wizards’ Isaiah Thomas out 6-8 weeks after thumb surgery
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...
DC police: Eagles’ Mills, Wiz’s Robinson arrested for fight
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills and Washington Wizards forward Devin Robinson were arrested after a fight outside a nightclub, Washington police said...
Pivotal offseason for Wizards, who wanted 50 Ws, took 50 Ls
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...
Wizards PG John Wall isn’t sure if he’ll return next season
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...
Beal averages 25-5-5; Wizards lose 50th, 116-110 to Celtics
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal's Washington Wizards were irrelevant long ago this season. He still had some personal business to take care of.
Washington plays Boston, aims to end home losing streak
Boston Celtics (48-33, fourth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (32-49, 11th in the Eastern Conference)
- The Washington TimesTroy Brown Jr. becomes latest Wizards player struck by injury bugSeptember 24, 2019
- The Washington TimesIsaiah Thomas, Wizards guard, out 6-8 weeks after thumb surgerySeptember 18, 2019
- The Washington TimesWizards fire Ernie GrunfeldApril 2, 2019
- The Washington TimesWizards see flight to London canceled after snowJanuary 14, 2019
- The Washington TimesMarkieff Morris, Wizards forward, to miss six weeks after neck diagnosisJanuary 3, 2019
Knicks rally in 4th, end long home losing streak to Wizards
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)
Aldridge scores 24 points, leads Spurs past Wizards 129-112
WASHINGTON (AP) — The San Antonio Spurs are trying to become a better road team as they battle for position in the Western Conference playoffs.
Bulls edge Wizards 115-114 on Lemon’s late free throws
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)
No playoffs, too few wins: Wiz fire Grunfeld after 16 years
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."
Wizards limit Nuggets to 28 2nd-half points in 95-90 win
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)
Booker scores 50 in back-to-back games but Suns lose again
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)
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.
Jokic leads balanced Nuggets effort in 113-108 win over Wiz
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...
Marvin Williams scores 30, Hornets edge Wizards 112-111
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...
Beal’s poster dunk, 30 points lead Wizards past Mavs 132-123
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.