| 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...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:41 PM
Washington Wizards shooting guard Bradley Beal was a full participant at practice Tuesday for the second straight day. He initially hoped to make his season debut against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, but coach Randy Wittman did not rule out the...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 10:14 PM
Since entering the NBA nearly five years ago, disrespect — perceived and real — has been a steady source of motivation for John Wall. For reasons unknown to the Washington Wizards point guard, he was not mentioned among the best at his...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:47 PM
Men's college basketball
Pittsburgh has suspended junior forward Durand Johnson (Lake Clifton) for the entire season for undisclosed reasons, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Johnson averaged 8.8 points and three rebounds per game last season...
| 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 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...
| Dec 12, 2014
| 3:43 PM
ATLANTA — The last time the Orlando Magic played the same opponent on back-to-back days, Brian Hill was the team's coach, Randy Wittman was a Magic assistant coach and Dwight Howard and Jameer Nelson were in just their second NBA seasons.
| Dec 1, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Observations from Monday night's 107-86 loss to the Washington Wizards at the Verizon Center:
-- Coming out flat defensively didn't matter Sunday in New York.
-- Those, after all, were the Knicks.
-- This time it mattered, and the Wizards made the...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 7:24 PM
The Miami Heat certainly have had their moments over the years at the Verizon Center.
There was the season finale in 2012 when injuries that left Erik Spoelstra no choice but to start Eddy Curry. With a defibrillator possibly courtside, the Heat...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 7:30 PM
NEW YORK -- Forward Paul Pierce scored 17 points as the Washington Wizards used a dominating third quarter en route to a 98-83 victory over the New York Knicks on Tuesday.
Shooting guard Garrett Temple continued to provide a spark for Washington in place...
| Oct 27, 2014
WASHINGTON — Randy Wittman did not want the job. The idea of receiving a promotion to replace a coach fired in midseason was awkward because he empathized: The Minnesota Timberwolves did the same to him four years earlier.
Wittman also was...