Washington Wizards

The decision was a surprise. The timing was not. With one day to go until the NBA Draft Lottery and Combine begin in Chicago, the Cleveland Cavaliers made a shocking hire as the organization’s next head coach—John Beilein. “I feel very strongly about this new and exciting opportunity with the Cavaliers,” Beilein said in the
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Moving right along in Basketball Insiders’ yearly lottery-bound recaps, your talented and perennially disappointing Minnesota Timberwolves are up next. Our ‘Fixing Series’ aims to diagnose team-wide issues and offer future plans of attack heading into the offseason. And for what the Timberwolves lacked in the realm of consistent basketball, they made up for it in
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“I was very good tonight,” Bradley Beal deadpanned, as he half-jokingly tried to hurry out the door of the Washington Wizards’ locker room in the wake of their 135-128 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Saturday night. In a way, the understatement was fitting for the newly reigning Eastern Conference Player of the Week. On
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Remember when the consensus with the NBA Trade Deadline was that it was going to be pretty boring with more buyers than sellers? Those were some good times, because a lot has changed since then. Suddenly, the Grizzlies decided to end their golden age of basketball, Kristaps Porzingis and the Knicks divorced and rumors are swirling
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The Lakers have “pulled out” of any more conversations in trying to acquire New Orleans All-Star Anthony Davis because of the Pelican’s “outrageous” trade requests, according to a person with knowledge of the situation not authorized to speak publicly. Magic Johnson, the Lakers president of basketball operations, told New Orleans general manager Dell Demps Tuesday
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The NBA provides the masses great drama during nearly every month of the year — February, for many reasons, is no different. Aside from the All-Star Game-related festivities, the trade deadline is always a popular period of time for the frenzied onlooker. On the surface level, the notion of asking whether the buyers will buy
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Just over a month ago, one Basketball Insiders writer foolishly suggested that the Brooklyn Nets — despite all their youth, determination and overall grittiness — should strongly consider tanking out for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. At the time, the Nets were floundering without do-it-all playmaker Caris LeVert — holders of a dismal 3-10
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Despite a disappointing, injury-riddled 2017-18 season, it’s too early to give up on John Wall as he looks to bounce back and lead the Washington Wizards. For John Wall, the 2017-18 season was a massive disappointment. He slugged through an injury-riddled campaign before the Washington Wizards were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs.
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