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Report: Wizards are interested in C.J. Watson

The Washington Wizards may not have the cap space to compete for some of the bigger names in free agency, but that doesn't mean they won't be active on the market. The Wizards could use more depth behind John Wall and Bradley Beal, and three-point shooting remains a need as well. With that in mind, the Wizards are reportedly showing interest in free agent guard C.J. Watson, who...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Los Angeles Clippers will sign Paul Pierce

The Truth is headed to Hollywood. According to Ben Bolch of the Los Angeles Times, Paul Pierce will sign a free-agent contract with the Los Angeles Clippers. League source says Clippers will sign Paul Pierce. — Ben Bolch (@latbbolch) July 1, 2015   TNT’s David Aldridge reports the deal is worth $10.5 million over the three years. Pierce, 37, spent 15 seasons with...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards Offer Paul Pierce Two-year Deal with Team Option

The Washington Wizards remain “increasingly optimistic” in re-signing the savvy veteran forward Paul Pierce, according to multiple reports. The team contacted Pierce immediately once the NBA free agency begin. Washington hopes to bring Pierce back to man the coveted stretch-four position. A role he successfully played during this past postseason, as the Wizards advanced to the...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman says Wizards need a better stretch 4

After a strong season and a nice run in the playoffs, the Washington Wizards will most likely make small tweaks to their roster instead of large overhauls. Given their lack of flexibility under the salary cap, the Wizards will probably make small additions in free agency.What does Wizards head coach Randy Wittman think the team needs in order to become more competitive against the...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Increasingly Optimistic About Re-Signing Paul Pierce

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY SportsPaul Pierce is without question one of the more intriguing free agents on the market, and most reports have him choosing between either the Washington Wizards or Los Angeles Clippers in free agency. According to a recent report from ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Wizards are increasingly optimistic that they will be able to re-sign him when free agency opens...
Via Hoops-Nation
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards: Free Agency

NBA free agency begins on Wednesday. The Wizards are limited, but Paul Pierce could return and tops their wish list. Morning tip: Where Wizards stand with 5 'openings' entering free agency http://t.co/CnbIUtfE2a #WizardsTalk #NBA @CSNWizards — J. Michael (@JMichaelCSN) June 30, 2015 ROSTER The Wizards have eleven players under contract, if you include rookie Kelly Oubre. Nene’s...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Will be Just Fine if Paul Pierce Moves on

Paul Pierce #34 and John Wall #2 of the Washington Wizards in a game against the Golden State Warriors on March 23, 2015 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, California. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Getty Images) The Washington Wizards announced Saturday that Paul Pierce opted out of the final year of his contract with the team. Pierce was slated to earn roughly $5.5 million with the Wizards...
Via The Sports Journal
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Michael Jordan schools Corey Benjamin in one-on-one game back in 1999

Prior to his return with the Washington Wizards, Michael Jordan was still in retirement back in the year of 1999 but that didn’t mean he couldn’t play the game of basketball. At some point in that year, Jordan visited the Chicago Bulls practice facility and was challenged by second-year player Corey Benjamin to a game of one-on-one. As you probably figured, Michael was able...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Chad Ford of ESPN grades the Wizards’ draft

Washington Wizards Round 1: Kelly Oubre (15, via Atlanta) Round 2: Aaron White (49) Grade: A- The Wizards swung for the fences on this one, giving up the No. 19 pick and two future seconds for Oubre. I think Oubre has as much upside as any wing in the draft. He’s got great size, is a good athlete, has potential to be an elite defender and a good shooter. His basketball IQ is very...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: is John Wall an elite point guard?

I find myself struggling when trying to define the build of an elite point guard. Of course there are some prerequisites—ball control, court vision, and ability to pass. However, there are differences and intangibles that separate the pack from the rest. The NBA has transformed into a point guard driven league, and they’ve made a case in recent memory that a championship cannot...
Via isportsweb.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Bradley Beal to Play in NBA’s First Game in Africa

View image | gettyimages.com Washington Wizards budding star Bradley Beal has been added to a list of players who will play in an NBA exhibition game in South Africa this summer. Beal, who averaged 23.4 points, 5.5 rebounds, and 4.6 assists during the Wizards playoff run to the second round, will play for the Team World captained by Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers to...
Via KCM Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

John Calipari tells Colin Cowherd to back off on John Wall

We’ve chronicled time and time again on how ESPN Radio host Colin Cowherd has harped on the Washington Wizards’ John Wall for his famous (or in Cowherd’s opinion infamous) Dougie dance that occurred five years ago! It’s gotten to the point where fellow ESPN’ers have gotten sick of the strange obsession. Well, count Wall’s former coach at Kentucky, John Calipari, as...
Via Awful Announcing
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: John Wall, friends kicked off plane in Las Vegas

John Wall and the members of his crew were kicked off a plane in Las Vegas this week after one of them threatened another passenger, according to a report. TMZ says Wall and his friends were on an American Airlines flight headed to D.C. Tuesday, but they were asked to leave the aircraft. Someone in...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

John Wall tells All-NBA Team voters to ‘keep sleeping’

The All-NBA teams were announced on Thursday and they included names you would expect to see like Stephen Curry, James Harden, and Russell Westbrook. Among those absent was John Wall, who had a message for voters. More Motivation…Keep Sleeping !! — John Wall (@JohnWall) May 21, 2015 Harden and Curry were absolutely deserving of the...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 22, 2015  |  Discuss
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