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Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine, left, looks to pass the ball as Washington Wizards guard Gary Payton II defneds during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

LaVine powers Bulls past Wizards 115-106

Jan. 15, 2020 11:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Zach LaVine wants to play in the All-Star Game next month in Chicago. He is making quite the case. Especially lately. LaVine had 30 points, seven rebounds and seven assists, and the banged-up Bulls beat Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards 115-106 on Wednesday night. “I've been...

Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter (3) reaches for the ball next to Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 10, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Wizards shut down Young, beat Hawks 111-101

Jan. 10, 2020 10:39 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trae Young entered Friday night's game against the Washington Wizards as the NBA's fourth leading scorer, averaging 29.2 points per game. In the Atlanta Hawks' last game, Young had a triple-double with 42 points in a loss to the Houston Rockets. The Wizards knew they had to contain...

Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas, right center, dribbles the ball next to Denver Nuggets guard Will Barton, left center, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020, in Washington. Also seen is Wizards center Ian Mahinmi (28) and Nuggets forward Paul Millsap, back right. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Ish Smith scores career-high 32 points, Wizards beat Nuggets

Jan. 5, 2020 12:17 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The short-handed Washington Wizards took down one of the NBA’s top teams thanks to their reserves for the second time in a week. Ish Smith scored a career-high 32 points and Troy Brown added 25 and a career-high 14 rebounds in the Wizards' 128-114 victory over the Denver on Nuggets...

Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas (4) comes in contact with referee Marat Kogut, right, next to Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, back, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Washington. Thomas was ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas fined $25,000

Jan. 4, 2020 5:47 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Saturday for making inappropriate contact with a game official. Thomas received a technical foul and was ejected early in the Wizards’ 122-103 home loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night. Thomas was...

Washington Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas (4) comes in contact with referee Marat Kogut, right, next to Portland Trail Blazers forward Carmelo Anthony, back, during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Friday, Jan. 3, 2020, in Washington. Thomas was ejected from the game. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Lillard, McCollum lead Trail Blazers past Wizards, 122-103

Jan. 3, 2020 11:17 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Wizards were already short-handed, then lost Isaiah Thomas not even 90 seconds into the game when he was ejected for making contact with a referee. That left them too depleted to keep up with the Portland Trail Blazers and their potent backcourt. Damian Lillard scored 35...

Wizards' Thomas ejected for making contact with official

Jan. 3, 2020 7:45 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington point guard Isaiah Thomas was ejected in the first quarter of the Wizards' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on Friday night for making contact with an official. Thomas was tied up along the sideline by Portland's Carmelo Anthony with 10:32 left in the quarter. As he...

New York Knicks forward Bobby Portis (1) reacts during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Randle, Knicks beat Wizards 107-100 for second straight win

Dec. 28, 2019 11:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Miller took over a team with just four wins earlier this month and has already led the New York Knicks to five victories. The interim coach is deflecting all the credit, pointing to Julius Randle's play of late. Randle scored 30 points and equaled a season high with 16 rebounds,...

Doncic nets 24 in return from injury, Mavs beat Spurs 102-98

Dec. 27, 2019 1:23 AM EST

DALLAS (AP) — Luka Doncic returned to the Dallas lineup after missing four games due to injury and scored 24 points, helping the Mavericks beat the San Antonio Spurs 102-98 on Thursday night. Doncic finished with 10 rebounds and eight assists and barely missed adding to his NBA-leading total of eight...

Washington Wizards guard Isaac Bonga, center, goes to the basket past Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Thursday, Dec. 26, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)

Griffin, Drummond lead Pistons to rout of Wizards 132-102

Dec. 26, 2019 10:37 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Pistons didn't want to take a six-game losing streak into their longest road trip of the season. Turns out, Pistons coach Dwane Casey and his banged-up squad were facing one of the few NBA teams dealing with even more injuries ahead of hitting the road. Blake Griffin had 14...

New York Knicks center Mitchell Robinson (23) defends against Washington Wizards guard Ish Smith (14) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Beal scores 30, short-handed Wizards hold off Knicks 121-115

Dec. 23, 2019 11:29 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Washington coach Scott Brooks understands how difficult it has been for Gary Payton II to find a spot in the league since going undrafted three years ago. The 27-year-old guard could hang around for a while if he continues to play the way he did Monday night. Payton finished with 10 points,...