The Wizards shot 40 percent and missed 22 of 27 threes to lose in Los Angeles, 136-104, their third straight defeat to fall to 1-5 this season.
The Washington Wizards won their first game of the season with a 125-124 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night.
Kelly Olynyk’s game-winning putback with 0.2 seconds left added more fuel to Washington’s distaste for him, lifting the Miami Heat to a ragged 113-112 comeback victory over the Wizards, who were without new center Dwight Howard for their season opener.
New Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard missed all of training camp and the entire exhibition schedule with a lower-back injury — and now, he’s sitting out the team’s season opener against the Miami Heat.
Wizards coach Scott Brooks joined WTOP to discuss the team’s historic hiring of assistant coach Kristi Toliver, how new center Dwight Howard fits in, and how far the Wizards can go without LeBron James dominating the Eastern Conference.
The Milwaukee Bucks have acquired suspended guard Jodie Meeks, a future second-round draft pick and cash from the Wizards, sending a future second-round pick back to Washington.
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A $40 million renovation of Capital One Arena has been underway for months, and the vast majority of the improvements will be finished in time for the Washington Capitals’ home opener next month.
MedStar Health has secured naming rights for several practice facilities under an agreement with Monumental Sports, the Ted Leonsis-run company that owns the Washington Capitals, Wizards and Mystics.
The Wizards underwent a franchise-altering roster overhaul to take aim at a wide open Eastern Conference. WTOP’s Rob Woodfork says the team better hit its mark, or it’s the beginning of the end of an era.
The Washington Wizards traded center Marcin Gortat to the Los Angeles Clippers for point guard Austin Rivers, WTOP has learned.
The Capitals won Washington’s first major championship in 26 years but lost their coach. But are Washington teams positioned for a sustained run of excellence like Boston’s, or are they more likely to be a one-and-done like Cleveland’s?
A disappointing regular season led to a disappointing playoff finish as again the Wizards’ flaws led to Washington’s downfall.
Wizards guard Jodie Meeks has been suspended for 25 games without pay for violating the league’s drug policy, which hurts the team’s depth entering the playoffs.
The Wizards have free-fallen their way from home court advantage in the first round of the NBA Playoffs to a trip North of the Border as the lowly 8-seed — but is this really who they are?
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