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  • Magic notebook: Victor Oladipo returns to Magic's starting lineup

    Magic notebook: Victor Oladipo returns to Magic's starting lineup
    WASHINGTON — The Orlando Magic altered their point-guard rotation Saturday night by starting Victor Oladipo against the Washington Wizards and moving rookie Elfrid Payton to the bench. Oladipo looked out of sync, and he occasionally took ill-...
  • Preview: Miami Heat at Washington Wizards, 7 p.m. Monday

    Preview: Miami Heat at Washington Wizards, 7 p.m. Monday
    When/Where: 7 p.m., Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. TV: Sun Sports. Radio: 790-AM, 104.3-FM, 106.5-FM, 710-AM (Spanish). Scouting report: This is the second game of the four-game season series . . . The Heat won the first meeting in the teams' season...
  • Wade helps spark Heat past Knicks 86-79 in return

    Wade helps spark Heat past Knicks 86-79 in return
    There was no easing back into the mix. Not for Dwyane Wade. Not for Carmelo Anthony. Not when the rest of the play was this ragged, when shooting percentages were meager, points scarce. Sunday night's 86-79 Miami Heat victory over the New York...
  • Big investments: Heat make guarantees to Whiteside, Hamilton

    Big investments: Heat make guarantees to Whiteside, Hamilton
    When it comes to investing in their future, the Miami Heat are thinking big. That has allowed centers Hassan Whiteside and Justin Hamilton to cash in over the past week. Not only did the Heat call up Whiteside from the NBA Development League last...
  • This Washington visit, White House isn't the Heat's house

    This Washington visit, White House isn't the Heat's house
    This time the D.C. accommodations weren't quite as prestigious. For the first time in three years, time in Washington doesn't include time at the White House for the Miami Heat, their two-year NBA championship run ending in June. Monday, that meant...
  • Winderman's view: Wizards 107, Heat 86

    Winderman's view: Wizards 107, Heat 86
    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...
  • Wizards devastate defenseless Heat 107-86

    Wizards devastate defenseless Heat 107-86
    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...
  • Heat get brief chance to regain homecourt edge

    Heat get brief chance to regain homecourt edge
    The opportunity will be fleeting, actually one night only. Among the reasons the Miami Heat have been teetering around .500 so far this season has been a home record that now is south of .500. Wednesday night, they will have an opportunity to at least...
  • Four injured in shootings outside Washington, D.C. concert

    Four injured in shootings outside Washington, D.C. concert
    Four people are recovering from gunshot wounds on Saturday after a Halloween shooting outside a Fleetwood Mac concert in downtown Washington, according to police. Three men were shot just steps from the Verizon Center, a major venue for sports and...
  • While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season

    While preparing to play in Baltimore, Wizards have high hopes for season
    The expectations have been raised, perhaps higher than they've been in a decade. The roster has been bolstered, with the additions of aging superstar Paul Pierce and blue-collar power forward DeJuan Blair. Are the Washington Wizards for real, or was...
  • Wittman frustrated by lack of ball movement

    Wittman frustrated by lack of ball movement
    Preseason Pelicans@Wizards Royal Farms Arena Monday, 7 p.m. TV: Comcast SportsNet Radio: 99.1 FM, 1500 AM Wizards to play preseason game here Monday Washington Wizards coach Randy Wittman was discouraged by his team's stagnant offense in the...