WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards pulled out another close game, this time with their biggest star sidelined.
This is how it's gone for new coach Wes Unseld Jr. this season. If the score is tight, his team tends to come through.
Oklahoma City Thunder (13-25, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (19-20, ninth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Oklahoma City enters the matchup against Washington after losing four straight games.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Kyle Kuzma had 27 points and a career-best 22 rebounds, Bradley Beal scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the Orlando Magic 102-100 on Sunday night.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kevin Porter Jr. hit a 3-pointer from the right wing with 0.4 seconds left to give the Houston Rockets a 114-111 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.
Porter and Christian Wood returned from one-game suspensions for conduct detrimental to the team.
Houston Rockets (10-27, 15th in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (18-18, seventh in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Houston travels to Washington looking to stop its five-game road losing streak.
Chicago Bulls (22-10, first in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (18-17, eighth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Wizards -2.5; over/under is 214.5
Philadelphia 76ers (16-16, seventh in the Eastern Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (17-15, sixth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Sunday, 6 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tobias Harris and the Philadelphia 76ers visit Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards in Eastern Conference play Sunday.
Washington Wizards (15-13, sixth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Sacramento Kings (11-17, 11th in the Western Conference)
Sacramento, California; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Sacramento will try to break its three-game losing streak when the Kings take on Washington.
Utah Jazz (18-7, third in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (15-11, fifth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Utah seeks to continue its six-game win streak with a victory over Washington.
Washington Wizards (14-11, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Detroit Pistons (4-19, 15th in the Eastern Conference)
Detroit; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington will attempt to end its three-game road skid when the Wizards play Detroit.
Minnesota Timberwolves (11-10, sixth in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (13-8, fourth in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Karl-Anthony Towns and the Minnesota Timberwolves visit Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards in cross-conference action.
DALLAS (AP) — Bradley Beal scored 26 points, Kyle Kuzma had 10 of his 22 in the fourth quarter and Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored the clinching four points in the closing seconds in the Washington Wizards’ 120-114 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored a season-high 20 points, Bradley Beal also had 20 and the Washington Wizards beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 101-99 on Friday night.
The Wizards led by as many as 10 points in the second half and fended off a late scare by the Thunder to snap a two-game skid.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Terry Rozier scored a season-high 32 points and hit his eighth three-pointer of the game with 12.9 seconds left as the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 109-103 on Monday night.
BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored 33 points, Dennis Schroder had 29 and the Boston Celtics beat the Oklahoma City Thunder 111-105 on Saturday night.
Al Horford added 10 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists for Boston, which won for seventh time in 10 games.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Spencer Dinwiddie each scored 16 points and hit two 3-pointers during a crucial late stretch and the Wizards rallied for a 103-100 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
New Orleans Pelicans (2-12, 14th in the Western Conference) vs. Washington Wizards (9-3, first in the Eastern Conference)
Washington; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Washington heads into a matchup with New Orleans as winners of four games in a row.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers selected Isaiah Jackson in the first round of Thursday's NBA draft, but he wasn't with the team for long.
The Lakers traded the rights to the 6-foot-11 forward from Kentucky to the Indiana Pacers via the Washington Wizards.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Lakers are acquiring All-Star point guard Russell Westbrook from the Washington Wizards for three players and the rights to first-round pick Isaiah Jackson.
According to two people with knowledge of the deal, the Lakers are trading Kyle Kuzma, Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Montrezl Harrell to Washington for Westbrook, who is a Los Angeles native and helped lead UCLA to a pair of Final Four appearances.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers forward Anthony Davis has been ruled out for the second half of Game 4 against the Phoenix Suns due to a left groin strain.
The defending NBA champion Lakers also played Sunday without starting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who was sidelined by a bruised knee.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers starting guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope has a mildly bruised left knee, and his availability is uncertain for Game 4 of their first-round playoff series against Phoenix.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Anthony Davis is playing like his superstar self again. At the same time, he's reminding everyone just how dangerous the Los Angeles Lakers can be.
Davis had 42 points and 12 rebounds and the Lakers never trailed in a 123-110 win over the Phoenix Suns on Sunday night...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dennis Schröder hit the tying basket to force overtime and finished with 25 points, and the Los Angeles Lakers held off the Utah Jazz 127-115 on Saturday in a game between short-handed teams...
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Frank Vogel isn't complaining about the Los Angeles Lakers finishing a seven-game road trip with a 4-3 record...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Kuzma scored 10 of his season-high 30 points in the fourth quarter and the short-handed Los Angeles Lakers thumped the Sacramento Kings 115-94 on Friday night...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook became just the second player in NBA history to have 20 points, 20 rebounds and 20 assists in a game as the Oklahoma City Thunder defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 119-103 Tuesday night...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton gave his short-handed team one important key going into Sunday's game against Phoenix: Attack the paint...