Washington Wizards Win Division Title; First Since 1979

Photo Credit: jumperbrasil.lance.com.br With their 119-108 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, the Washington Wizards (46-28) have locked up their first division title since the 1978-1979, clinching the Southeast Division in the Eastern Conference with eight games to go in the regular season. The division title is the franchise’s first as the Wizards, and it is their first … Continue reading Washington Wizards Win Division Title; First Since 1979

Nets Trade Bogdanovic, McCullough to Wizards for Nicholson, Thornton, and 2017 First Round Pick

Photo Credit: Nets Daily The Brooklyn Nets have traded shooting guard Bojan Bogdanovic and power forward Chris McCullough to the Washington Wizards in exchange for power forward Andrew Nicholson and shooting guard Marcus Thornton as well as a 2017 first round NBA Draft pick. Bogdanovic, 27, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Nets. He is coming off of a season in which … Continue reading Nets Trade Bogdanovic, McCullough to Wizards for Nicholson, Thornton, and 2017 First Round Pick

Paul Pierce: The NBA’s Forgotten Legend

Photo Credit: The Ledge ESPN recently came out with their top 100 NBA players of all time. Within this list, there are the top 10 small forwards of all time. This position is one of the more important positions in basketball, and many greats have come through that wing on the court. While looking through the list, I noticed one player in particular that showed … Continue reading Paul Pierce: The NBA’s Forgotten Legend

#17 Washington Wizards

Photo Credit: NBA (all) Note: Statistics are per 36 minutes.  Washington Wizards (41-41) Point Guard: John Wall 19.8 points, 4.9 rebounds, 10.2 assists, 0.8 blocks, 1.9 steals, 42.4% FG%, 35.1% 3P%, 79.1% FT% Shooting Guard: Bradley Beal 20.2 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 0.2 blocks, 1.1 steals, 44.9% FG%, 38.7% 3P%, 76.7% FT% Small Forward: Otto Porter 13.8 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 0.5 blocks, 1.7 steals, 47.3% … Continue reading #17 Washington Wizards

Paul Pierce to Retire Following 2016-2017 NBA Season

Photo Credit: chatsports.com Los Angeles Clippers’ small forward Paul Pierce has announced that he will retire from the NBA following the 2016-2017 season. Pierce, 38, has been in the NBA for 18 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 68 games and averaged 18.1 minutes per game, 6.1 points per game, 2.7 rebounds per game, 1.0 assist per game, … Continue reading Paul Pierce to Retire Following 2016-2017 NBA Season

Beal Officially Signs Contract Extension with Wizards

Photo Credit: thesportsquotient.com Shooting guard Bradley Beal has officially signed a 5-year, $128 million contract extension with the Washington Wizards. Beal, 23, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Wizards. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 55 games and averaged 31.1 minutes per game, 17.4 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 2.9 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, and … Continue reading Beal Officially Signs Contract Extension with Wizards

Wizards, Thornton Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: washingtontimes.com The Washington Wizards and small forward Marcus Thornton have agreed to a 1-year, $1.4 million contract extension. Thornton, 29, has been in the NBA for 7 seasons and has played for 7 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 61 games and averaged 18.2 minutes per game, 9.7 points per game, 2.5 rebounds per game, 1.4 assists per game, 0.1 blocks per game, … Continue reading Wizards, Thornton Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Wizards-Jazz Trade Becomes Official

Photo Credit: saltcityhoops.com The Utah Jazz have officially traded point guard Trey Burke to the Washington Wizards in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick in 2021. Burke will be owed $3.4 million this upcoming NBA season. Burke, 23, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Jazz. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 64 games and averaged 21.3 minutes … Continue reading Wizards-Jazz Trade Becomes Official

Mahinmi Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com Center Ian Mahinmi has officially signed a 4-year, $64 million contract with the Washington Wizards. Mahinmi, 29, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 71 games and averaged 25.6 minutes per game, 9.3 points per game, 7.1 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per game, … Continue reading Mahinmi Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Nicholson Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Photo Credit: reddit.com Power forward Andrew Nicholson has officially signed a 4-year, $26 million contract with the Washington Wizards. Nicholson, 26, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Orlando Magic. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 56 games and averaged 14.7 minutes per game, 6.9 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 0.4 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per game, … Continue reading Nicholson Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Smith Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Photo Credit: thefakebasketball.com Power forward Jason Smith has officially signed a 3-year, $16 million contract with the Washington Wizards. Smith, 30, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 76 games and averaged 15.5 minutes per game, 7.2 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists per … Continue reading Smith Officially Signs Contract with Wizards

Wizards, Smith Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: thefakebasketball.com The Washington Wizards and power forward Jason Smith have agreed to a 3-year, $16 million contract. Smith, 30, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 4 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 76 games and averaged 15.5 minutes per game, 7.2 points per game, 2.9 rebounds per game, 0.8 assists … Continue reading Wizards, Smith Reach Contract Agreement

Jazz Agree to Trade Burke to Wizards for 2021 2nd Round Draft Pick

Photo Credit: saltcityhoops.com The Utah Jazz have agreed to trade point guard Trey Burke to the Washington Wizards in exchange for a 2nd round draft pick in 2021. Burke will be owed $3.4 million this upcoming NBA season. Burke, 23, has been in the NBA for 3 seasons, all with the Jazz. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 64 games and averaged 21.3 minutes … Continue reading Jazz Agree to Trade Burke to Wizards for 2021 2nd Round Draft Pick

Wizards, Nicholson Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: reddit.com The Washington Wizards and power forward Andrew Nicholson have agreed to a 4-year, $26 million contract. Nicholson, 26, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Orlando Magic. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 56 games and averaged 14.7 minutes per game, 6.9 points per game, 3.6 rebounds per game, 0.4 assists per game, 0.4 blocks per … Continue reading Wizards, Nicholson Reach Contract Agreement

Wizards, Mahinmi Reach Contract Agreement

Photo Credit: bleacherreport.com The Washington Wizards and center Ian Mahinmi have agreed to a 4-year, $64 million contract. Mahinmi, 29, has been in the NBA for 8 seasons and has played for 3 different teams. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 71 games and averaged 25.6 minutes per game, 9.3 points per game, 7.1 rebounds per game, 1.5 assists per … Continue reading Wizards, Mahinmi Reach Contract Agreement

Wizards, Beal Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Photo Credit: thesportsquotient.com The Washington Wizards and shooting guard Bradley Beal have agreed to a 5-year, $128 million contract extension. Beal, 23, has been in the NBA for 4 seasons, all with the Wizards. He is coming off of a season in which he played in 55 games and averaged 31.1 minutes per game, 17.4 points per game, 3.4 rebounds per game, 2.9 assists per game, 0.2 blocks per game, … Continue reading Wizards, Beal Reach Contract Extension Agreement

Wizards Hire Brooks, T-Wolves Hire Thibodeau

Photo: minnesota.cbslocal.com   The Washington Wizards and Minnesota Timberwolves have both hired their new head coaches in Scott Brooks and Tom Thibodeau. Scott Brooks has signed with the Washington Wizards to become their new HC. The deal is reportedly worth about $7M a year over 5 years. Brooks is the ex-HC of the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2008-2015, where he amassed a record of 316-160 … Continue reading Wizards Hire Brooks, T-Wolves Hire Thibodeau