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  • Truth About It.net’s Key Legislature: a quick run-down and the game’s defining moment for Washington Wizards contest No. 1 versus the Miami Heat in Florida, via Kyle Weidie (@Truth_About_It) from the confines of the District of Columbia. ... read more...
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  • One of the challenges veteran Paul Pierce presented to his teammates upon arriving for his first season with the Washington Wizards was to be more aggressive driving to the basket in order to draw more fouls and as a result collect more points at the free throw line. On Sunday, the Wizards reached one objective, […]... read more...
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  • MIAMI — With 1 minute 56 seconds remaining in the first quarter of the Washington Wizards’ 107-95 loss to the Miami Heat on Thursday, John Wall turned on the jets very few other basketball players possess to blow by a defender. He had done it for much the contest up to that point. But instead […]... read more...
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  • On Tuesday, the NBA announced Sunday’s preseason matchup between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will be a 44-minute game with four 11-minute quarters — four fewer minutes than the typical NBA contest. The NBA’s goal is “to examine the flow of a short game as compared to the standard 48-minute game.” Don’t count Washington […]... read more...
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  • With a Halloween deadline approaching for NBA teams to exercise options on players entering the second and third years of a rookie-scale contract, the Washington Wizards have announced that the team has exercised a fourth-year contract option of $5.7 million on Bradley Beal and a third-year option of $4.6 million on Otto Porter Jr. “Bradley […]... read more...
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  • With the Wizards kicking off their 2014-15 season schedule on Wednesday night at Miami, our quick refresher on the roster wraps up below with a look at the starting five: [Related: Capsule info on the Wizards' bench players.] G John Wall YEARS: 4 | HEIGHT: 6-4 | WEIGHT: 195 PPG: 19.3 | RPG: 4.1 | APG: 8.8 […]... read more...
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  • NEW YORK — After not making the trip to Baltimore on Monday when the Washington Wizards faced the New Orleans Pelicans, Paul Pierce joined the team on its trip to Manhattan Wednesday. But he will not play in the Wizards’ preseason finale at Madison Square Garden. Pierce bruised his right knee at the end of […]... read more...
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  • The Washington Wizards, lacking wing depth due to injuries, have signed veteran swingman Rasual Butler to a one-year, non-guaranteed contract, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. Butler was one of four players remaining who was vying for the final spot on the Wizards’ 15-man roster. He locked up that spot when the other […]... read more...
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  • The Washington Wizards, seeking depth for a depleted back court, signed point guard John Lucas III to a non-guaranteed contract on Tuesday. Lucas will be in the running for the final spot on the Wizards’ 15-man roster, which Xavier Silas, Rasual Butler and Damion James have also been competing for as training camp invites. Lucas, 31, […]... read more...
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  • BALTIMORE — On Friday, Washington Wizards Coach Randy Wittman voiced discontent with his team’s offensive performance in the second half of a 96-86 loss to the Charlotte Hornets. He warned that the regular season was fast approaching and hoped the Wizards could rectify their problems — overdribbling and a lack of ball movement — in their final […]... read more...
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  • BALTIMORE — An undermanned version of the Washington Wizards took the floor at Royal Farms Arena against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night and Randy Wittman understood his roster’s limitations. Wittman sought more offensive efficiency — less dribbling and more passing — but was measured with his expectations. The team was without six players, […]... read more...
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  • NEW YORK — John Wall, per usual, believed there was a point to prove Wednesday night on the grandest stage in basketball. “I wanted to show people that my tendinitis is not as bad as they keep saying it is,” Wall said following the Washington Wizards’ 103-100 loss to the New York Knicks at Madison […]... read more...
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  • Glen Rice Jr. arrived at Verizon Center on Thursday without a walking boot on his right foot, a promising development the morning after twisting his right ankle in the Washington Wizards’ 101-95 loss to Maccabi Haifa. Some swelling remained in Rice’s ankle, and he had not yet undergone any tests, but Wizards Coach Randy Wittman […]... read more...
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  • With the Wizards kicking off their 2014-15 season schedule on Wednesday night at Miami, a quick refresher on their roster. First, the bench: [Related: Capsule info in the Wizards' starting five.] F Otto Porter Jr. YEARS: 1 | HEIGHT: 6-8 | WEIGHT: 198 PPG: 2.1 | RPG: 1.5 | APG: 0.3 | FG%: 36.3 COLLEGE: […]... read more...
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  • The Washington Wizards are limping to the preseason finish line as injuries have gutted the roster and forced others to log heavier workloads than usual in exhibition play, but a reinforcement could return in time for the regular season opener next Wednesday in Miami. Kris Humphries underwent surgery on Oct. 9 to repair nerve damage in […]... read more...
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  • At this point, it seems the Washington Wizards cannot survive a preseason game without an injury scare. Last Friday, starting shooting guard Bradley Beal broke his wrist. On Wednesday, Beal’s replacement, Glen Rice Jr., sprained his ankle. And tonight, starting small forward Paul Pierce’s banged his right knee with a Charlotte Hornets defender while setting a [R... read more...
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  • MIAMI — A couple hours before the Washington Wizards began a regular season with increased expectations Wednesday night, Coach Randy Wittman explained how he envisions his squad will win games. “It starts defensively and it goes from there,” Wittman said prior to the Wizards taking on the Miami Heat. “I truly believe where we’ve grown — those […]... read more...
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  • The Washington Wizards announced Thursday that they have waived center Daniel Orton with three preseason games remaining. Orton, 24, did not appear in a preseason contest. He was sidelined by a calf injury during Washington’s three-game road trip last week, but said he was available Sunday against the Pistons and Wednesday opposite Maccabi Haifa. One […]... read more...
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  • Otto Porter Jr.’s rookie year did not include a preseason. A hip flexor injury kept the Washington Wizards’ 2013 first-round draft pick out of training camp, the preseason, and the regular season’s first 20 games. The setback was stifling. When he returned, he could not claim a spot in Randy Wittman’s rotation and he played […]... read more...
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  • Last week, Washington Wizards Coach Randy Wittman was asked for his opinion on the NBA’s experimentation with a 44-minute preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics that took place Sunday. He was not hesitant to offer a dissenting opinion on the matter. Asked about it again Tuesday — and about what he thought of the […]... read more...
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