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Toronto Raptors guard Norman Powell (24) drives as Washington Wizards guard Gary Payton II (20) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in Toronto. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)

Gasol makes six 3-pointers, Raptors beat Wizards 140-111

Jan. 17, 2020 11:02 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Feeling fresh after a lengthy injury layoff, Marc Gasol helped the Toronto Raptors pile up the points Friday night. Gasol scored a season-high 20 and matched his career high with six 3-pointers, Norman Powell added 28 and the Raptors beat the Washington Wizards 140-111, matching the...

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...

Orlando Magic center Nikola Vucevic (9) drives to the basket against Washington Wizards center Ian Mahinmi during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)

Vucevic, Fournier lead Magic past Wizards 123-89

Jan. 8, 2020 10:30 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Orlando Magic got a big win to sweep the season series against a Southeast Division rival just before leaving for their longest road trip of the season. Nikola Vucevic scored 29 points, Evan Fournier added 19, and the Magic beat Washington 123-89 on Wednesday night to secure their...

Washington Wizards guard Ish Smith (14) goes to the basket past Boston Celtics guard Carsen Edwards (4) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 6, 2020, in Washington. The Wizards won 99-94. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

"M-V-P!": Ish Smith's 27 help Wiz top no-Kemba Celtics 99-94

Jan. 6, 2020 10:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Chants of “M-V-P!” flooded the arena as Ish Smith — yes, the 31-year-old reserve guard of 11 NBA teams across 10 seasons — stepped to the line for a pair of free throws in the fourth quarter. He was, after all, in the middle of a second consecutive star turn...

Wizards Rookie Rui Hachimura Underwent Procedure on Groin

Jan. 4, 2020 8:09 PM EST

Washington (AP) — Washington Wizards rookie forward Rui Hachimura will be re-evaluated in two weeks while he continues to recover from a minor procedure associated with a groin injury he sustained on Dec. 16 in Detroit. Hachimura, the first player from Japan to be drafted in the first-round of the NBA...

Orlando Magic guard Markelle Fultz, front, chases a loose ball in front of Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Augustin, Vucevic lead Magic past Wizards 122-101

Jan. 1, 2020 10:00 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orlando forward Jonathan Isaac collided with the Washington Wizards' Bradley Beal in the early minutes of Wednesday's game. Isaac left the floor on a stretcher, and was quickly ruled out of the game with a hyperextended left knee. Yet, even with one of their key players out, the Magic,...

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,...

New York Knicks guard Frank Ntilikina (11) defends against Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal (3) during the first half of an NBA basketball game in New York, Monday, Dec. 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Wizards G Bradley Beal out with sore right leg

Dec. 28, 2019 7:05 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal is out for Saturday's game with the New York Knicks due to soreness in his right leg. Beal, who suffered the injury in Thursday's loss at Detroit, ends his consecutive games streak at 194. He last missed a game on April 12, 2017. Beal, an All-Star...

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...

Philadelphia 76ers' Josh Richardson (0) shoots against Washington Wizards' Garrison Mathews (24) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

76ers snap 3-game skid, beat Washington 125-108

Dec. 21, 2019 10:49 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia 76ers finally figured out how to beat a zone defense. Joel Embiid had 21 points and 13 rebounds and Josh Richardson added 21 points to lead Philadelphia to a 125-108 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. Ben Simmons had 14 points, 11 assists and eight...