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  • USA Basketball has cut Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal from its national team roster, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Hawks forward Paul Millsap was also released as part of the first round of cuts that trimmed the roster from 19 to 16 players. The USA roster must be pared to 12 before the […]... read more...
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  • The Wizards have a new NBA D-League home: Fort Wayne, Ind. A person with knowledge of the situation confirmed the NBA will assign the Fort Wayne Mad Ants as Washington’s D-League affiliate. The move was necessary because the Memphis Grizzlies and the Iowa Energy — the Wizards’ affiliate the previous three seasons — entered a single-affiliation partnership in ... read more...
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  • Drew Gooden will not be able to represent Finland in the upcoming FIBA World Cup because his application for dual citizenship will not be cleared in time for the tournament, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The Wizards big man, whose mother is Finnish, was not on the 12-man roster Finland submitted Wednesday for […]... read more...
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  • [Update, Aug. 8, 3:40 p.m.: The Wizards officially announced the hiring of Roy Rogers in a statement released Friday.] The Wizards are on the verge of completing a deal to hire Roy Rogers as an assistant coach under Randy Wittman, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Rogers would replace Sam Cassell, who left […]... read more...
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  • LAS VEGAS – The Wizards’ season ended with a disappointing loss to the Indiana Pacers in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference semifinals, but to John Wall, the team has been winning ever since. Wall, who has been a part of the franchise’s painful rise from laughingstock to respectability, believes the heightened expectations for next […]... read more...
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  • Sam Cassell is leaving the Washington Wizards after five seasons to take an assistant coaching position with the Los Angeles Clippers, people with knowledge of the situation confirmed Saturday. Cassell joined the Wizards as a member of Flip Saunders’s staff in 2009, one year after winning his third championship in Boston with Doc Rivers, the […]... read more...
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  • Al Harrington spent some of his summer as a de facto assistant coach for the Wizards’ summer league outfit in Las Vegas, but will not be returning to the team in any capacity at least to start the upcoming season. The veteran forward announced on Instagram Sunday that he will play in China for the Fujian SBS Xunxing […]... read more...
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  • A few hours after USA Basketball officially released the 16 finalists for its 12-man FIBA World Cup roster without Wizards guards John Wall and Bradley Beal (and Hawks forward Paul Millsap) included, managing director Jerry Colangelo and head coach Mike Krzyzewski took part in a conference call with reporters. Much of the discussion centered on the ongoing […]... read more...
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  • John Wall didn’t survive the first — and so far only — round of cuts to suit up for Team USA at the upcoming FIBA World Cup, but the Wizards point guard is making his presence known internationally on his own. As part of a promotion of his new Adidas signature shoe line, Wall is […]... read more...
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