Category: Washington Wizards

Bradley Beal Says He Doesn’t Fell Like a Rookie Anymore

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

When the Washington Wizards made the decision on draft night to take shooting guard Bradley Beal with the third overall pick they were envisioning pairing him in the backcourt with point guard John Wall. That vision was delayed for a little while because of an injury to Wall. Beal got ...

John Wall: Despite Slow Start, Wizards Hope to Make Statement to End Season

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

The Washington Wizards began their season by winning just three games before Christmas, though it's no secret that not having point guard John Wall played an enormous factor in that skid. Wall is back now and it's no surprise now, either, that the team is in a much better spot. ...

Randy Wittman Is Hoping for Consistency From His Young Team this Season

Friday, October 26th, 2012

Last season the Washington Wizards won just 20 games and finished with the second worst record in the NBA. It was a slow start for the Wizards as they won just two of their first 17 games but they finished strong, which led to some optimism for this upcoming season. ...

Washington Wizards’ Draft Room Erupted in Surprise When Bradley Beal Fell To No. 3

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The Washington Wizards never particularly shied away when it came to stating their interest in picking up shooting guard Bradley Beal in Thursday's NBA Draft. The problem for them was that they weren't the only team in that boat and there were others that would've liked to move up to ...

Bradley Beal Is Humbled and Honored By the Comparisons to Future Hall-Of-Famer Ray Allen

Wednesday, June 27th, 2012

Bradley Beal spent just one season at Florida before deciding to declare for the NBA Draft. That one season was anything but anti-climactic. After being one of the more decorated incoming freshman, Beal struggled finding his place and his shot until late in the season when he finally showed everyone ...

Ernie Grunfeld: “We want to be a better team this year and we want to compete for a possible playoff spot”

Friday, June 22nd, 2012

Despite finishing this past season with one of the worst records in the NBA yet again, the Washington Wizards appear to have shifted their focus when it comes to building the team. While there is still a ton of youth on the roster and the Wizards have the third overall ...

Randy Wittman: “Sometimes you have teams that just kind of quit. These guys didn’t”

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

The Washington Wizards have been a bit of a mess for the last few seasons and even though the team tried to clean that up a bit with some trades midway through the season, the team still has a lot of work to do. John Wall needs to start playing ...

Ernie Grunfeld on Contract Extension: “I wasn’t that concerned about it. This is the second year of our rebuild.”

Wednesday, April 25th, 2012

Ernie Grunfeld celebrated his 57th birthday in style this week by signing a contract extension to stay on with Washington. The Wizards president has been with the organization for nine years and there was some speculation surrounding his future. Washington is 18-46 (2nd worst in the Eastern Conference) as the ...

John Wall: “I’m really not one of those ones that want to recruit and kind of say who I want on my team.”

Monday, March 26th, 2012

At 11-37 the Washington Wizards are having another brutal season with plenty of question marks leading into the future. It may be unfair to pin all the blame on John Wall, but the media is looking at the second year point guard and expecting him to develop into a team ...

Nene Hilario on Denver Nuggets Decision to Trade Him: “It was hard how they handled the situation. It was real sad.”

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

There weren't any blockbuster trades prior to last week's NBA trade deadline, but there was a three-team deal involving the Nuggets, Wizards and Clippers. Denver traded Nene Hilario to  Washington for Javale McGee and Ronny Turiaf (recently waived by Nuggets), while the Wizards sent Nick Young to Los Angeles. The ...