Pivotal offseason for Wizards, who wanted 50 Ws, took 50 Ls

Basketball 04/10/19, 13:23

The Washington Wizards came into the season aiming for 50 wins. They finished with 50 losses.There was poor play. There was little defense. There was the embarrassing 10-31 road record, part of a 32-50 overall mark, the team's worst in six seasons. And the fallout from missing the playoffs already ...

Beal averages 25-5-5 for season, Wiz lose 116-10 to Celtics

Basketball 04/09/19, 20:34

Bradley Beal became the first player in Washington Wizards franchise history to average at least 25 points, five rebounds and five assists for a season, reaching the numbers he needed in a 116-110 loss to the playoff-bound Boston Celtics in a finale Tuesday night that was meaningless to both clubs.Eliminated ...

Spurs get double-figure scoring from 8, beat Wizards 129-112

Basketball 04/05/19, 20:53

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points, Rudy Gay added 18 and the San Antonio Spurs beat Washington Wizards 129-112 Friday night.Bryn Forbes and Patty Mills each scored 17 for the Spurs, who had lost five of eight. DeMar DeRozan scored 16 points.Bradley Beal scored 25 points and Thomas Bryant had 19 ...

Aldridge scores 24 points, leads Spurs past Wizards 129-112

Basketball 04/05/19, 20:33

LaMarcus Aldridge scored 24 points, Rudy Gay added 18 and the San Antonio Spurs beat Washington Wizards 129-112 Friday night.Bryn Forbes and Patty Mills each scored 17 for the Spurs, who had lost five of eight. DeMar DeRozan scored 16 points.Bradley Beal scored 25 points and Thomas Bryant had 19 ...

Bulls edge Wizards 115-114 on Lemon’s late free throws

Basketball 04/03/19, 20:43

Walt Lemon Jr. scored a career-high 24 points, including two free throws with 1.8 seconds to play, to help the Chicago Bulls snap a five-game losing streak with a 115-114 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.Lemon, in just his third game with Chicago, was one of seven Bulls ...

Booker scores 50 in back-to-back games but Suns lose again

Sports 03/28/19, 00:01

Devin Booker became the youngest player in NBA history with consecutive 50-point games, but his latest scoring binge was wasted once again by the last-place Phoenix Suns in a 124-121 loss to the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night.Thomas Bryant's layup and free throw with 2.8 seconds left put Washington ahead ...

LeBron leads Lakers past Wiz 124-106 for back-to-back wins

Basketball 03/27/19, 00:13

LeBron James had 23 points, 14 assists and seven rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Washington Wizards 124-106 on Tuesday night for their first back-to-back victories since mid-January.Kentavious Caldwell-Pope scored 29 points and JaVale McGee had 20 points and 15 rebounds for the Lakers, who had lost 20 ...

Nuggets beat Wizards 113-108 for fifth straight victory

Basketball 03/21/19, 21:31

Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.Paul Millsap, Gary Harris, Jamal Murray and Torrey Craig also added 15 points for the Nuggets, who were playing for the first time since clinching ...

Jokic leads balanced Nuggets effort in 113-108 win over Wiz

Basketball 03/21/19, 20:34

Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.Paul Millsap, Gary Harris, Jamal Murray and Torrey Craig also added 15 points for the Nuggets, who were playing for the first time since clinching ...

Gobert, Mitchell lead Utah in 116-95 rout of Washington

Basketball 03/18/19, 20:34

Rudy Gobert had 14 points and 14 rebounds, Donovan Mitchell scored 19 and the Utah Jazz won their fourth straight by beating the Washington Wizards 116-95 on Monday night.Gobert, the reigning Western Conference Player of the Week, was perfect from the field (6 of 6) for Utah, which started the ...

Beal scores 40 points, Wizards beat Grizzlies 135-128

Basketball 03/16/19, 20:50

Bradley Beal scored 40 points for the second straight night and the Washington Wizards beat the Memphis Grizzlies 135-128 on Saturday.Beal shot 12 of 17 from the field and made a career-high nine 3-pointers. The Wizards converted 17 of 35 from beyond the arc in a game that featured 20 ...

Walker leads Hornets past Wizards, 116-110

Basketball 03/15/19, 20:47

Kemba Walker scored 28 points and the Charlotte Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 116-110 on Friday night in a matchup of teams chasing the final Eastern Conference playoff berth.Jeremy Lamb added 18 points and eight rebounds, and Nicolas Batum and Tony Parker had 16 points apiece for Charlotte, which defeated ...

Beal, Bryant lead Wizards to crucial 100-90 win over Magic

Basketball 03/13/19, 20:39

Bradley Beal scored 23 points, Thomas Bryant had 21 points and 10 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards made up ground in the Eastern Conference playoff race with a 100-90 win over the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night.Jabari Parker added eight of his 19 points in the fourth quarter to help ...

Beal’s late surge lifts Wizards to 121-115 win over Kings

Basketball 03/11/19, 20:48

Bradley Beal scored 21 of his 27 points after halftime, helping the Washington Wizards beat the Sacramento Kings 121-115 on Monday night despite twice giving back double-digit leads.Beal added nine rebounds and nine assists for the 11th-place Wizards, who moved within 3 1/2 games of the eighth Eastern Conference playoff ...

Towns scores 40, leaves Wolves’ win with injury

Basketball 03/09/19, 23:04

Karl-Anthony Towns had 40 points and 16 rebounds before leaving in the final seconds of regulation with a knee injury, and the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Washington Wizards 135-130 in overtime on Saturday night.The Timberwolves outscored the Wizards 14-9 in the extra period to earn their fifth straight home win. ...

Williams scores 30, Hornets edge Wizards 112-111

Basketball 03/08/19, 21:47

Marvin Williams scored a season-high 30 points on seven 3-pointers, and the Charlotte Hornets snapped a five-game home losing streak with a 112-111 win over the Washington Wizards on Friday night.Williams was 7 of 10 from beyond the arc and had seven rebounds as the Hornets got a much needed ...

Beal’s poster dunk, 30 points lead Wizards past Mavs 132-123

Basketball 03/06/19, 21:36

Bradley Beal dunked over 7-foot-2 Salah Mejri then stared him down, the most dramatic part of a 30-point performance that led the Washington Wizards past the Dallas Mavericks 132-123 on Wednesday night.Beal added eight assists and seven rebounds as Washington finally beat Dallas at home after losing nine in a ...

Portis leads Wizards to 135-121 win over Timberwolves

Basketball 03/03/19, 20:41

Bobby Portis had 26 points and 12 rebounds and the Washington Wizards beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 135-121 Sunday night.Bradley Beal and reserve Jabari Parker each scored 22 points for Washington, which had lost five of six.Portis was 10 for 18 from the field, including 3 of 6 from 3-point range.Minnesota ...

Celtics beat Wizards 107-96 to end 4-game slide,

Sports 03/01/19, 22:38

Kyrie Irving had 13 points and 12 assists, Al Horford scored 18 points and the Boston Celtics beat the Washington Wizards 107-96 on Friday night to snap a four-game losing streak.Marcus Morris added 17 points and nine rebounds, Marcus Smart scored 16 points, and Jaylen Brown added 13. The Celtics ...

Beal, Wizards roll to 125-116 victory over Nets

Basketball 02/27/19, 22:15

Bradley Beal scored 31 points, Trevor Ariza had 23 points and 10 rebounds, and the Washington Wizards beat the Brooklyn Nets 125-116 on Wednesday night.Reserve Thomas Bryant had 18 points and Bobby Portis finished with 10 points and 12 rebounds for the Wizards, who led by as many as 28 ...

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