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, 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 ...

LaVine’s 24 points leads Bulls to 101-92 win over Wizards

Basketball 12/28/18, 21:32

Zach LaVine scored 24 points, including 11 straight in the third quarter, as the Chicago Bulls defeated the Washington Wizards 101-92 on Friday night.Wendell Carter, Jr. had 17 points and 13 rebounds, and Lauri Markkanen added 14 points and 14 rebounds for the Bulls.Bradley Beal led Washington with 34 points.The ...

Wall, Beal help Wizards snap 5-game skid, top Knicks 108-95

Basketball 11/04/18, 21:48

John Wall scored 26 points and Bradley Beal added 22 as the Washington Wizards broke a five-game losing streak with a 108-95 win over the New York Knicks on Sunday.Markieff Morris had 16 points and Jeff Green added 14 for Washington, which won for the second time in nine games.The ...

With NBA’s worst D, other issues, Wall’s Wizards start 1-7

Basketball 11/03/18, 11:23

Scott Brooks knows he needs to try something to change the way things are going for his Washington Wizards. The problems are so plentiful, the coach just is not quite sure what to do.All-Star guards John Wall and Bradley Beal lead the Wizards into their game against the visiting New ...

With no Leonard, Lowry leads Raptors past Wizards 117-113

Basketball 10/20/18, 22:00

Taking over with Kawhi Leonard getting a night off, Kyle Lowry delivered 28 points and 12 assists Saturday night to help the Toronto Raptors improve to 3-0 with a 117-113 victory over the Washington Wizards.The Raptors rested Leonard on the second half of a back-to-back and third game in four ...

Kawhi Leonard sits for Raptors on 2nd night of back-to-back

Basketball 10/20/18, 17:49

Kawhi Leonard is sitting out as the Toronto Raptors play on a second consecutive night.Leonard did not travel with the Raptors to the nation's capital for their game at the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.He had 31 points and 10 rebounds while playing 36 minutes in Toronto's 113-101 victory over ...

Dwight Howard sits out Wizards’ opener with sore buttocks

Basketball 10/18/18, 19:56

Dwight Howard sat out the Washington Wizards' season opener Thursday night with what the team said is a sore buttocks.Washington's new starting center missed all of training camp and the entire exhibition schedule. He did not participate in any practices at all until Monday.Coach Scott Brooks said before the Wizards ...

Wizards add Dwight Howard, coach wants team to stop talking

Basketball 10/10/18, 11:51

For all of the changes Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks wants to see John Wall, Bradley Beal and other players implement this season with an eye to finally making a deep playoff run, the most important might have nothing do with better shot selection or a more concerted effort on ...

Dwight Howard’s back problems delaying his Wizards debut

New York 10/08/18, 22:18

Dwight Howard's first preseason with the Washington Wizards is apparently over before it started.Howard needs an injection to alleviate pain in his back, and Washington coach Scott Brooks said that the eight-time All-Star has hopes of being back on the court by early next week.If it takes that long, that ...

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