Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is expected to miss about six to eight weeks after having arthroscopic surgery on his left knee.
Utah Jazz guard Rodney Hood has been fined $35,000 by the NBA for slapping a phone out of a fan’s hand during Wednesday’s game against the Washington Wizards.
“What we heard from our fans, what we heard from many of our teams, was that the end of the games in particular were too choppy. And I think since I was a kid, that was an issue people were talking about, the last two minutes of a game,” NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said.
A ban on headgear by basketball’s governing body meant choosing between play and prayer, a rule that wasn’t about religion but felt as if it were to some groups. That ended Thursday with a unanimous vote to allow headgear, a change that was celebrated by Muslim women, Indian men and others who felt excluded.
The Boston Celtics made 19 3-pointers to beat the Washington Wizards 123-111 Sunday and take a 1-0 lead in their Eastern Conference semifinal matchup.
Hassan Whiteside scored 30 points and James Johnson hit a layup with 11 seconds left to give the Miami Heat a 106-103 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
In the midst of March Madness, another basketball tournament took over a D.C. arena for a day with just as much competitive spirit. The goal? To raise money for a local nonprofit that focuses on youth development called Student-athletes Organized to Understand Leadership, or S.O.U.L.
Cody Zeller scored 19 points and the Charlotte Hornets snapped a three-game losing streak with a 98-93 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night.
John Wall scored 39 points and the Washington Wizards edged the Portland Trail Blazers 125-124 for a controversial overtime win on Saturday night.
Bradley Beal scored 21 of his 38 points in the fourth quarter and overtime to lead the Washington Wizards to their fourth straight victory.
The Toronto Raptors knew they’d need a better performance from their bench Friday night than they got in the first game of a home-and-home set with the Washington Wizards.
New Washington Wizards coach Scott Brooks feels pretty good about things when his team’s locked in a tight game and All-Star point guard John Wall has the ball in his hands.
Marcus Morris used an assist from his twin brother to help the Detroit Pistons beat the Washington Wizards.
At Indiana University, they look down their noses at in-state rival Purdue and chant “banners.”
The same fans who John Wall once joked get more excited for a free chicken sandwich when an opponent misses two free throws than a victory are now being treated to something even better: A winning streak.