Washington Wizards

Toronto Raptors to rest Kawhi Leonard on Saturday vs. Washington Wizards

The Raptors will give forward Kawhi Leonard the night off Saturday as Toronto travels to face the Wizards, the team announced Saturday afternoon.

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35 minutes ago, NBA, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards

Washington Wizards: Out with the old, Unleash Otto Porter

Otto Porter, Jr. is one of the best shooters in the NBA. The Washington Wizards need to unleash Porter, if they want to be the best in the East, to rattle the best in the West. There were times last season, where Otter Porter Jr. was the most effective player on the floor. In other […] Washington...

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3 hours ago, Wiz of Awes, Washington Wizards

The Wizards should file a game protest for the Heat loss

A missed foul on Otto Porter helped Kelly Olynyk score the winning basket. Since the Wizards play the Heat three more times this season, it’s worth the effort to protest the loss. The Wizards lost to the Heat on Thursday, 113-112 on a Kelly Olynyk putback basket. On Friday, the NBA released its officiating...

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4 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Raptors play the Wizards in Washington: Preview, start time, and more

Coming off a thrilling win against the Celtics, Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors look to start the season with three wins in a row. The last time these two teams shared the floor at Capital One Arena, the Raptors eliminated the Wizards in the first round of the playoffs. But both teams went through both...

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9 hours ago, Raptors HQ, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards

Daily Digits: Getting revenge against Toronto starts behind the arc

Daily Digits is a new daily feature we’re doing at Bullets Forever this year where we take a look at stats about the Wizards. We’ll dive into the numbers, add some context, and discuss how they affect the product on the court. Today’s stat is the 3-point percentage the Wizards allowed in their first-round...

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12 hours ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards, Toronto Raptors

Wizards host Raptors in Saturday night showdown

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13 hours ago, Washington Wizards, Washington Wizards, Toronto Raptors

Leonard, Raptors visit Washington

WASHINGTON -- The NBA season is less than a week old but the Toronto Raptors are making an early case as the team to beat in the East.

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13 hours ago, FOX Sports, Toronto Raptors, Washington Wizards

Otto Porter is fine, even if he isn’t shooting

Porter didn’t need to shoot against the Heat to make an impact. WASHINGTON—It’s game one of the season and we’re already knee deep in Otto Porter arguments. Either he’s not shooting enough or he’s not getting enough shots. Two sides of the same coin that are essentially saying the same thing—Porter should...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Preview: Wizards look to bounce back on Saturday as they host the Raptors

Game Info When: Saturday, October 20 at 7:00 pm Eastern TimeWhere: Capital One Arena in Washington DCTV: NBC Sports Washington, NBA TV Injury Report Wizards: Dwight Howard (Questionable, Back) Raptors: OG Anunoby (Questionable, Orbital Contusion), Delon Wright (Questionable, Abductor Strain) What to...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards, Toronto Raptors

Washington Wizards: 3 takeaways from 2018-19 season opener

The Washington Wizards opened the 2018-19 regular season with a loss to the Miami Heat, raising more concerns for a team that hoped to silence their critics. The Washington Wizards opened the 2018-19 season against the Miami Heat on Thursday night, starting the year off with 113-112 loss. In a game...

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1 day ago, Hoops Habit, Washington Wizards

How will the G-League Select Contracts affect the Wizards and Go-Go?

The NBA G-League announced that some 18 year old prospects could get a one-year $125,000 contract before going to the NBA, but it’s unclear how it will help the Wizards or any NBA team. The NBA G-League announced on Thursday that the league will offer one-year contracts worth $125,000 to some players...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Every approach to Kelly Oubre’s upcoming free agency comes with risks

As expected, the Wizards and Kelly Oubre Jr. didn’t reach an agreement on extending his rookie deal before Monday’s rookie extension deadline. Both parties will have to wait until this summer when he becomes a free agent to work out a new deal. The Wizards faced a similar situation two years ago when...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Daily Digits: New season, same Mahinmi

Daily Digits is a new daily feature we’re doing at Bullets Forever this year where we take a look at stats about the Wizards. We’ll dive into the numbers, add some context, and discuss how they affect the product on the court. Today’s stat is the number of seconds Ian Mahinmi played in the second of...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Kelly Olynyk's last-second putback lifts Heat to 113-12 win over Wizards

Kelly Olynyk's last-second putback lifts Heat to 113-12 win over Wizards

Kelly Olynyk scored on a putback with 0.2 seconds left Thursday night to lift the Miami Heat to a 113-112 victory over the Washington Wizards.

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1 day ago, FOX Sports, Washington Wizards

Wizards drop season opener to visiting Heat

The Wizards’ season opener came down to the wire, with the team ultimately falling 113-112 to the visiting Miami Heat in dramatic fashion.

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1 day ago, Washington Wizards, Washington Wizards

Wizards lose opener 113-112 on Kelly Olynyk’s last-second putback

It’s that guy again, huh? In a game that featured 21 lead changes and 19 ties, no basket was more important than Kelly Olynyk’s putback off a Dwayne Wade miss with 0.2 seconds to play in regulation to spoil the Wizards’ regular season opener, 113-112. The Wizards were looking for a fresh start to the...

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1 day ago, Bullets Forever, Washington Wizards

Heat beat Wizards 113-112 off Kelly Olynyk’s last second heroics

In a game that went back and forth until the very last second, it was Kelly Olynyk who would deliver the Heat victory. Oh Canada. In a match that went back and forth the entire night, it was Kelly Olynyk who would secure the 113-112 win for the Miami Heat over the Washington Wizards on a last second,...

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1 day ago, Hot Hot Hoops, Miami Heat, Washington Wizards

Heat beat Wizards off Kelly Olynyk’s last second heroics

In a game that went back and forth until the very last second, it was Kelly Olynyk who would deliver the Heat victory in the final second. Oh Canada. In a match that went back and forth the entire night, it was Kelly Olynyk who would secure the win for Miami on a last second, second chance effort. Here’s...

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1 day ago, Hot Hot Hoops, Miami Heat, Washington Wizards

Howard misses Wizards opener with back injury

New Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard is sitting out the team's season opener because of a lower-back injury.

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1 day ago, ESPN, Washington Wizards

Dwight Howard Out for Heat vs. Wizards Season Opener with Back Injury

Washington Wizards center Dwight Howard will miss the team's season opener against the Miami Heat on Thursday, according to the team ...

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1 day ago, Bleacher Report, Washington Wizards

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