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  • The Washington Wizards are limping to the preseason finish line as injuries have gutted the roster and forced others to log heavier workloads than usual in exhibition play, but a reinforcement could return in time for the regular season opener next Wednesday in Miami. Kris Humphries underwent surgery on Oct. 9 to repair nerve damage in […]... read more...
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  • Last week, Washington Wizards Coach Randy Wittman was asked for his opinion on the NBA’s experimentation with a 44-minute preseason game between the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics that took place Sunday. He was not hesitant to offer a dissenting opinion on the matter. Asked about it again Tuesday — and about what he thought of the […]... read more...
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  • Glen Rice Jr. arrived at Verizon Center on Thursday without a walking boot on his right foot, a promising development the morning after twisting his right ankle in the Washington Wizards’ 101-95 loss to Maccabi Haifa. Some swelling remained in Rice’s ankle, and he had not yet undergone any tests, but Wizards Coach Randy Wittman […]... read more...
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  • This is a transitional season for the New York Knicks, but there will be some bright spots amidst the growing pains. In Phil Jackson's first summer as team president, he tweaked the roster to better fit his beloved triangle offense. The hope is that a more cohesive group of players with more compatible skill sets will produce a more harmonious kind of play in 2014-15... read more...
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  • [New York Post] Hamstring strain likely to force Bargnani to miss Knicks’ opener (Thu, 23 Oct 2014 03:37:06 -0400) Andrea Bargnani said he's not sure when he will return from a right hamstring strain and admitted he's frustrated by the injury. When two reporters from Italy interviewed him after… [New York Post] Carmelo hits game-winner, but it’s... read more...
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  • The Washington Wizards, seeking depth for a depleted back court, signed point guard John Lucas III to a non-guaranteed contract on Tuesday. Lucas will be in the running for the final spot on the Wizards’ 15-man roster, which Xavier Silas, Rasual Butler and Damion James have also been competing for as training camp invites. Lucas, 31, […]... read more...
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  • GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Washington Wizards’ three-game, six-day road trip to open their preseason slate concluded in ugly fashion Friday with a 99-86 loss to the Charlotte Hornets at Bon Secours Wellness Arena. The lopsided affair was the Wizards’ first loss of the preseason, but the most troubling result occurred when the Hornets’ P.J. Hairston fouled […... read more...
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  • Kris Humphries is expected to miss three to four weeks after undergoing surgery on his right hand. (Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post) GREENVILLE, S.C. — The Washington Wizards emerged from the NBA’s flurry of offseason activity reloaded and bigger in the front court. They trumpeted the improvements and were confident they would feature […]... read more...
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  •   CHICAGO — The Wizards’ preseason opener at United Center began with Paul Pierce playfully squaring up to punch the Chicago Bulls’ mascot, Benny The Bull, during introductions. That was as lighthearted as the night went. Three minutes into the Wizards’ 85-81 victory, Pierce was not-so-playfully squaring up opposite the Bulls’ starting center, Joakim Noah, as [̷... read more...
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  • With Miami’s preseason nearly over, final roster decisions loom. Friday’s final exhibition against the Memphis Grizzlies represents the best, last option to showcase what you have before moving on to the next phase, whatever that might be. With a glut of options at the guard and wing positions, Miami’s frontcourt roster spot likely boils down […] ... read more...
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  • CHICAGO — Glen Rice Jr.’s preseason got off to a rocky start in the Wizards’ 85-81 win over the Bulls on Monday night. First, he committed an offensive foul, charging out-of-control through a defender on a fast break. Thirty seconds later, he hoisted a three-point shot that only grazed the backboard. It was, as one reporter […]... read more...
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  • GREENVILLE, S.C. — Following the Washington Wizards’ hotly contested win over the Chicago Bulls to open the preseason, point guard John Wall provided a self-evaluation: He didn’t shoot the ball well (he missed six of seven shots from the field), but he was content with his performance as the team’s floor general after committing one turnover in 27 […]... read more...
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  • BALTIMORE — An undermanned version of the Washington Wizards took the floor at Royal Farms Arena against the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night and Randy Wittman understood his roster’s limitations. Wittman sought more offensive efficiency — less dribbling and more passing — but was measured with his expectations. The team was without six players, […]... read more...
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