Tag: Washington Wizards

Washington Wizards Bradley Beal slices through the Brooklyn Nets. (Image: Porter Lambert/Getty)

No BB Wiz Restart, Bradley Beal Out with Shoulder Injury

Another bad beat for the Washington Wizards. The NBA’s second-best scorer, Bradley Beal, won’t join the Washington Wizards during the NBA restart in Orlando due to a nagging shoulder injury. The team hoped Beal’s shoulder would heal during the shutdown, but his pain increased. The Wizards (24-40) decided it will […]

Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans celebrates drilling a 3-pointer at Capitol One Arena in Washington, DC. (Image: Davis Bertans)

Davis Bertans Skips Disneyworld, Wiz Sharpshooter Opts Out of NBA Restart

Washington Wizards forward Davis Bertans will sit out of the upcoming NBA restart to be hosted in the bubble city of Orlando, Florida, at Disney’s World of Sports. The Latvian sharpshooter averaged 15.4 points off the bench for the Wizards and is the team’s second-best scorer behind Bradley Beal. Bertans, […]

Power-forward Wes Unseld with the Baltimore Bullets in the late 1970s. (Image: Getty)

Hall of Fame Player and Ex-Coach Wes Unseld Dies at 74

Baltimore Bullets All-Star forward and Washington Bullets ex-head coach, Wes Unseld, passed away at 74. Unseld also worked in the front office as general manager of the Washington Wizards. Unseld is known as one of two players in NBA history to win the Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable […]

Michael Jordan returns to the NBA with the Washington Wizards in 2001. (Image: Getty)

2001 Flashback: Michael Jordan Unretires to Join Washington Wizards

After a three-year layoff, Michael Jordan laced up his sneakers and unretired for the second time in his storied NBA career when he joined the Washington Wizards for the 2001-02 and 2002-03 seasons. While the ESPN documentary series “The Last Dance” covered Jordan’s final season with the Chicago Bulls, his […]

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal celebrates a triple-overtime victory over the Phoenix Suns with guard Devin Booker (1) in the background in 2018. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Bradley Beal and Devin Booker NBA All-Star Game Snubs

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal and Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker were snubbed by the NBA when they were left off the All-Star team this season. Beal, a two-time NBA All-Star with appearances in the last two All-Star games, didn’t take kindly to being overlooked. Beal, the NBA’s sixth-best scorer […]

Miami Heat guard Jimmy Butler drives to the basketball in a preseason game against the Atlanta Hawks. (Image: AP)

NBA Southeast Preview: Miami Heat the Best of a Sorry Bunch

Upon closer look at this year’s NBA Southeast preview and you will see that aside from the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic, there’s lots of young talent but no major threats to challenge the status quo in the Eastern Conference. Jimmy Butler and the Miami Heat are -125 favorites to […]