| Feb 9, 2015
| 8:46 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. — When Victor Oladipo was growing up in the suburban Washington area, he often wondered what it might be like to play for the Wizards.
"Isn't that what you kind of dream about as a kid?" he said.
Playing against the Wizards is a...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 10:04 PM
Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce nodded his head walking down the Verizon Center tunnel Friday night, a satisfied look on his face after celebrating on the court with some good-natured trash talk directed at Doc Rivers, his former coach on the...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 5:50 PM
Increasingly, it has become clear in NBA circles that the rise of John Wall has been the force behind the resurgence of the Washington Wizards.
Wall, a point guard in his fifth NBA season, will be a starter for the East All-Star team, and his...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 9:59 PM
The Lakers got career nights from Wayne Ellington and Jordan Clarkson, but John Wall and the Washington Wizards were too much to handle.
After building a 19-point lead in the first half, the Lakers saw their advantage gradually shrink to nil. The...
| Jan 27, 2015
| 1:06 PM
The Lakers have lost eight in a row, dropping all four through Week 13. That streak seems likely to continue through Week 14, the Lakers hosting the Washington Wizards (30-15) and Chicago Bulls (29-17) before visiting the struggling New York Knicks (8-37)...
| Jan 19, 2015
| 2:38 PM
WASHINGTON — Marcin Gortat scored 20 points, John Wall had 11 points and 10 assists and the Washington Wizards beat the overmatched Philadelphia 76ers 111-76 on Monday.
Washington went on a 20-3 run for a 27-11 lead late in the first quarter and...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 5:32 PM
The Miami Heat's slide from NBA dominance has expanded beyond the standings.
In a stunning turn of events with Thursday's release of the final fan balloting numbers, Heat guard Dwyane Wade was bypassed for a starting spot on the Eastern Conference All-...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:22 AM
The Bulls dropped to 26-14 with Wednesday's 105-99 home loss to the Wizards. Here are three observations.
The January dog days officially are here.
Just think: There are still 14 games until the All-Star break, nine of which are on the road. But the...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:18 AM
Mike Dunleavy shot jumpers after the Bulls' morning shootaround at the United Center, but will miss his seventh straight game Wednesday against the Wizards because of a sore right ankle.
Dunleavy jammed the ankle Jan. 1 and initially thought he'd return...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:48 PM
It's a work in progress.
That proved the dominant theme after Tuesday's 80-minute practice at the Advocate Center, from the Bulls' current defensive rut to the closing-game pairing of Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol to Derrick Rose's pick-and-roll defense...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 6:07 AM
TV/radio: 7 p.m. Wednesday; CSN, ESPN, WMVP-AM 1000.
Storylines: The teams have split two meetings this season, both in Washington. The Wizards will be finishing a tough back-to-back, having beaten the Spurs 101-93 on Tuesday.
Trending: The Bulls have...