Latest Washington Wizards News

AP source: Jokic, Nuggets agree on record $264M extension

Jun. 30, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Nikola Jokic has gone from draft pick No. 41, to two-time MVP, and now the holder of the largest contract in NBA history. Jokic and the Denver Nuggets agreed Thursday to a $264 supermax extension, according to a person with direct knowledge of the negotiations who...

Beal agrees to 5-year, $251M contact with Washington

Jun. 30, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

Bradley Beal and the Washington Wizards have agreed on a five-year contract that could pay him as much as $251 million — one of the largest contracts in NBA history. Beal’s announcement was made by his agent, Mark Bartelstein of Priority Sports. The decision came almost...

AP source: Nuggets and Wizards agree to 4-player swap

Jun. 29, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a deal that would send guards Will Barton and Monte Morris to the Washington Wizards for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...

Wizards draft Wisconsin's Johnny Davis with 10th pick

Jun. 24, 2022 01:21 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — During the interview process with Johnny Davis leading up to the NBA draft, Washington Wizards coach Wes Unseld Jr. realized this was a player with an impressive feel for the game. “Talking to him, but also take him to the board," Unseld said. "Have him walk me...

Beal says little about free agency but wrist making progress

Jun. 18, 2022 16:19 PM EDT

In a couple weeks, Bradley Beal's future might look a lot clearer. At this point, the Washington star isn't tipping his hand. When asked Saturday about how he expects the start of free agency to go, he replied: “Crazy probably — like it always is.” ...

Washington arena unveils business suite for year-round use

Jun. 15, 2022 10:26 AM EDT

Monumental Sports & Entertainment is opening a business suite in Washington's Capital One Arena that will be operational on a year-round basis. The group that owns the NHL’s Capitals and NBA’s Wizards revealed the project Wednesday in conjunction with professional services...

Bucks, Hawks to play two preseason games in Abu Dhabi

May. 10, 2022 03:33 AM EDT

The Milwaukee Bucks and Atlanta Hawks will have two preseason matchups at Abu Dhabi in October, marking the NBA’s first games in the United Arab Emirates and the Arabian Gulf. The two exhibitions will take place Oct. 6 and Oct. 8 at Etihad Arena on Yas Island in Abu Dhabi. The NBA...

All eyes on Bradley Beal as big offseason begins for Wizards

Apr. 11, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A few weeks after the surgery that ultimately ended his season, Bradley Beal was talking with reporters when he was asked a simple question: Was it fair to say he was leaning toward re-signing with Washington? “It's fair,” Beal said in early March, without...

Hornets top Wizards 124-108, fail to improve play-in seeding

Apr. 10, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Charlotte Hornets finished strong. Now they're hoping to carry that momentum into the play-in tournament. The Hornets beat the Washington Wizards 124-108 on Sunday behind 25 points from Terry Rozier and 24 points, 10 rebounds and nine...

Toppin scores 35, Knicks rout Wizards 114-92

Apr. 08, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 35 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Washington Wizards 114-92 on Friday night. RJ Barrett scored 14 points for the Knicks before leaving the game with a sprained right knee. His early exit came on a night when a number of...