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New York Knicks guard Elfrid Payton (6) dribbles the ball as Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8) defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, in New York. The Wizards won 114-96. (AP Photo/Sarah Stier)

Beal scores 30, Wizards rally in 4th, beat Knicks 114-96

Feb. 12, 2020 11:18 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bradley Beal was not selected for the All-Star Game this weekend. His performance against the New York Knicks on Wednesday night showed he deserved the nod. Beal scored 30 points and led the Washington Wizards' fourth-quarter surge in a 114-96 win over the Knicks. “I love playing...

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) goes to the basket next to Washington Wizards forward Moritz Wagner (21) and forward Davis Bertans (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal scores 30, Wizards beat Bulls 126-114

Feb. 11, 2020 11:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when it looked as if Washington's defense was going the cost the team a victory, the Wizards found a way to hold on. Bradley Beal scored 30 points, and Washington held off Zach LaVine and the Chicago Bulls for a 126-114 win on Tuesday night. LaVine scored 19 of his 41 points in the...

Memphis Grizzlies guard Ja Morant (12) gestures after a basket during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, in Washington. The Grizzlies won 106-99. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Morant posts 1st triple-double as Grizzlies drop Wizards

Feb. 9, 2020 10:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies believe their resilience helps them overcome rough shooting nights like Sunday. Having Ja Morant helps, too. Morant had 27 points, 10 assists and 10 rebounds for his first career triple-double, and the Grizzlies shook off their 3-point woes in a 106-99 victory over...

Clippers waive Isaiah Thomas 2 days after acquiring him

Feb. 8, 2020 9:00 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers waived guard Isaiah Thomas on Saturday, two days after acquiring him as part of a three-team trade. The move had been expected since Thursday's deal with the Wizards and Knicks. Thomas has averaged 18.1 points and 5.0 assists during his career with seven NBA...

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) goes to the basket next to Dallas Mavericks center Willie Cauley-Stein (33), guard Tim Hardaway Jr., center, and guard Jalen Brunson (13) during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal's last-second layup helps Wizards beat Mavericks

Feb. 7, 2020 10:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bradley Beal's last-second layup handed the Dallas Mavericks another loss without Luka Doncic. They felt as though things slipped away well before that. Beal made a layup with 0.2 seconds left to finish with 29 points and give the Washington Wizards a 119-118 victory Friday night over...

Nuggets trade for McRae, send Napier to Wizards

Feb. 6, 2020 11:55 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have picked up guard Jordan McRae in a trade with Washington that became official Thursday night. In exchange, the Nuggets sent recently acquired guard Shabazz Napier to the Wizards. McRae averaged 12.9 points and 2.8 assists in 29 games for the Wizards this season. The...

New York Knicks' Marcus Morris Sr. (13) is defended by Indiana Pacers' Jeremy Lamb (26) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Indianapolis. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Clippers get Marcus Morris and Isaiah Thomas in 3-team trade

Feb. 6, 2020 9:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers landed Marcus Morris from the Knicks and Isaiah Thomas from the Wizards in exchange for Maurice Harkless going to New York and Jerome Robinson to Washington on Thursday. Besides Harkless, the Clippers will send to New York a first-round pick in the June draft, a...

Washington Wizards forward Rui Hachimura (8), of Japan, goes for the ball during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors, Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Alec Burks' 30 points leads Warriors over Wizards 125-117

Feb. 3, 2020 11:11 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Draymond Green thinks the Golden State Warriors are making progress during their challenging season. Green had 12 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists, helping Golden State beat Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 125-117 on Monday night. It was the second straight win for the...

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving reacts after he was injured during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Kyrie Irving out at least a week with right knee sprain

Feb. 2, 2020 12:13 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Kyrie Irving will miss at least a week with a sprained medial ligament in his right knee. The Brooklyn Nets star had an MRI exam Sunday that confirmed the team's diagnosis after he was injured Saturday in Washington. Irving got hurt in the fourth quarter of a 113-107 loss, when he and...

Brooklyn Nets guard Kyrie Irving, right, dribbles next to Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal has 34, Irving injures knee as Wizards top Nets 113-107

Feb. 2, 2020 12:14 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyrie Irving limped off the court after hurting his right knee, his latest injury coming just 24 hours after his best performance of the season. A night after scoring a season-high 54 points, Irving was forced to leave in the fourth quarter of the Brooklyn Nets' 113-107 loss to the...