Washington Wizards

Report: Obama wants Ujiri to come to Wizards

The former U.S. President is reportedly involved in wooing the Raptors’ President of Basketball Operations according to Ethan Strauss of The Athletic in the “Back to Back” podcast. What a weekend of potential Masai Ujiri to D.C. news. First, in the wee morning hours of Friday morning, we heard that the...

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5 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

A Bradley Beal trade could be the key to the Wizards' rebuild

While Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is reluctant to trade Bradley Beal, doing so may represent the team’s quickest path to contention, David Aldridge of The Athletic writes. Beal is enormously valuable and could net a batch of valuable assets. The Wizards, then, could focus on John Wall‘s rehabilitation...

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20 hours ago, Yardbarker, Washington Wizards

NBA Draft: 4 Centers the Washington Wizards Could Draft at #9

It’s unclear what exactly the Washington Wizards strategy will be next week on draft night, but they’ll need to take somebody with the ninth pick overall. If they want to choose a big man, there will be some good ones available. The Washington Wizards currently have five players under contract...

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22 hours ago, Wiz of Awes, Washington Wizards

Is Coby White the Answer for the Washington Wizards?

The NBA Draft is less than a week away, and the Washington Wizards have given no real indication of who, or how, they’ll be drafting. Coby White deserves some serious consideration. Some say Coby White won’t fall as far as the Washington Wizards hope he does. The Phoenix Suns and Chicago...

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23 hours ago, Wiz of Awes, Washington Wizards

It sounds like the Wizards aren’t planning to trade Bradley Beal, potentially eliminating a backup plan or multi-team deal partner for Lakers

Bradley Beal shouldn’t be seen as insurance for the Lakers if they strike out on Anthony Davis. With the 2019 NBA Draft less than a week away, all eyes are on disgruntled New Orleans Pelicans star Anthony Davis, who is expected to be traded before or on draft night. The Lakers have been considered the...

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1 day ago, Silver Screen and Roll, Los Angeles Lakers, Washington Wizards

Wizards hold individual workout for Jordan Bone

The Wizards’ first individual workout is to a point guard from the same college Ernie Grunfeld went to. But in Bone’s defense, he’s moved up the prospect rankings as of late. On Saturday, the Wizards worked out Jordan Bone, a junior point guard for the Tennessee Volunteers at the MedStar Wizards Performance...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Roundtable: Is it better for Masai Ujiri to run Monumental, not just Wizards?

We brought our writers together to collectively answer questions about how Masai Ujiri could hypotheticallyfit in with Monumental Sports & Entertainment. Last week, Ben Standig of NBC Sports Washington first reported that the Wizards were looking to offer Toronto Raptors President of Basketball Operations...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

NBA Daily: Could Masai Ujiri Revive the Wizards’ Missing Magic?

Masai Ujiri has proven to be an elite front office executive. Shane Rhodes explores whether he could conceivably bring some magic back to the Washington Wizards.

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1 day ago, Basketball Insiders, Washington Wizards

Mystics hold “media blackout” in response to shootings near Ward 8 school

Natasha Cloud led the Mystics to a “media blackout” on June 14, 2019 after three stray bullets hit Hendley Elementary School in SE, Washington, D.C. On June 14, 2019, the Washington Mystics held a “media blackout” where they refused to answer questions to reporters about their game against the Seattle...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Video: Cloud addresses media on Ward 8 shootings

The Mystics held their media blackout on Friday when they played against the Seattle Storm on June 14, 2019. The Mystics lost 74-71 to the Storm on Friday, June 14, 2019. The loss is notable because it’s their first loss at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights. The loss is also notable...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Recap: Mystics’ poor 4th quarter shooting leads to 74-71 loss

Aerial Powers scored 16 points off the bench, but Washington went cold late which inevitably allowed the Storm to steal this one. The Mystics and Storm faced off for the first time since the Storm swept the 2018 WNBA finals. Unlike last year, the Mystics came into the game with their roster reasonably...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Are the Washington Wizards going after Masai Ujiri for GM?

Less than 24 hours after the Toronto Raptors won the NBA Finals, reports have come out that the Washington Wizards may be trying to steal their top executive. It has been two and a half months since the Washington Wizards fired longtime general manager Ernie Grunfeld. After missing out on Denver’s...

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1 day ago, Wiz of Awes, Washington Wizards

Chicago Bulls: PJ Washington is a perfect fit for Jim Boylen’s philosophy

If the front office wants to make a move for an extra first-round pick, PJ Washington is a perfect prospect to add into this turning-the-corner rebuild. With just a week until the NBA Draft, I’ve evaluated a ton of prospects, and a name I keep coming back to is Kentucky’s PJ Washington. Although...

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1 day ago, Pippen Ain't Easy, Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards

Report: Wizards Have 'No Imminent Plans' to Reach out to Raptors' Masai Ujiri

The Washington Wizards have "no imminent plans" to reach out to Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri , according to Candace Buckner of the Washington Post ...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards

Wizards 2019 NBA Draft Workout: Jordan Bone - 6/15/19

The Wizards will work out Jordan Bone (Tennessee) on Saturday.

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1 day ago, Washington Wizards, Washington Wizards

Report: Wizards have no “imminent plans” to contact Ujiri

Looks like the Raptors’ President of Basketball Operations won’t be talking to the Wizards. At least not on Friday, June 14. Early Friday morning, Wizards fans were SO EXCITED that majority owner Ted Leonsis was planning to reach out to the Toronto Raptors so he can talk to Masai Ujiri directly. The...

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2 days ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

2019 NBA Draft Profile: Cam Reddish, Duke

Perhaps the most polarizing player in the draft, does it make sense for the Wizards to use their 1st round pick on the Duke swingman? Last year’s Duke freshmen class was a much hyped class, considered by some, one of the best ever. They drew comparisons with perhaps one of the most famous freshmen classes,...

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2 days ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Sekou Doumbouya to visit Wizards on Friday, June 14

The Frenchman will not work out, but he is the most notable player to come to Washington during Draft workouts. The Wizards announced that CSP Limoges forward Sekou Doumbouya will visit the Wizards on Friday, June 13. He will not workout, unlike six other players. The six players who will workout are...

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2 days ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Wizards Prepare To Offer Masai Ujiri Potential Equity In Major Deal

Wizards Prepare To Offer Masai Ujiri Potential Equity In Major Deal

Update #1, 2:20 am: Larry Tanenbaum, the owner of Maple Leaf Sport and Entertainment which owns the Raptors, has told Michael Grange of Sportsnet that there’s no chance Ujiri will leave Toronto. The Washington Wizards are preparing to offer Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri a monumental...

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2 days ago, SLAM Magazine, Washington Wizards

Report: Wizards to Offer Raptors' Masai Ujiri $10M Per-Year Contract to Run Team

The Washington Wizards need a new president of basketball operations after firing Ernie Grunfeld in April, and Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports they have their sights set on ...

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2 days ago, Bleacher Report, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards

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