Stories tagged: washington wizards
UPDATED: Sat., July 25, 2020
When the NBA ground to its sudden halt in early March, the timing wasn’t all that bad for Rui Hachimura.
Mon., Feb. 24, 2020
Tue., Feb. 11, 2020
Online sneaker marketplace Goat is teaming up with NBA rookie Rui Hachimura, hoping his popularity in his native Japan will help the company make inroads in one of its biggest …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020
John Stockton is the only former Gonzaga player to make an All-Star game roster, but that could change in the near future. The 23-year-old Sabonis has put together an impressive …
Mon., Jan. 13, 2020
Johnathan Williams suddenly had time on his hands. On Jan. 4, he made his fifth consecutive start with the Washington Wizards and after the game, Williams went to see general …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 12, 2020
The Wizards on Sunday announced the signing of Johnathan Williams to a two-way contract.
Sat., Jan. 4, 2020
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. …
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 31, 2019
Rui Hachimura, the Washington Wizards forward and former Gonzaga standout, was off to a promising rookie season before taking a kick to the groin on Dec. 16.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 26, 2019
Former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams has officially signed with the Washington Wizards.
Mon., Dec. 23, 2019
Former Gonzaga Bulldogs forward Johnathan Williams is close to returning to the NBA, according to published reports. Williams is expected to sign with the Washington Wizards.
Tue., Dec. 17, 2019
Washington Wizards rookie forward Rui Hachimura will miss at least the team’s next five games after hurting his groin
Fri., Dec. 6, 2019
In what could best be described as a veteran move, Rui Hachimura tried to duck out of doing a postgame media session by pleading that he was worried about missing …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 24, 2019
The tale of the tape from Rui Hachimura’s NBA debut Wednesday in Dallas was impressive: 14 points and 10 rebounds over nearly 25 minutes for Washington in a 108-100 loss.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019
Bradley Beal signed a two-year extension worth nearly $72 million with Washington on Thursday, a major victory for the Wizards and a move that will keep the All-Star guard out …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019
When the Washington Wizards drafted Rui Hachimura ninth overall four months ago, coaches liked what they were getting: a two-way player with a massive wingspan and a ton of potential.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 8, 2019
The rookie selected ninth overall in this summer’s NBA draft made his exhibition opener Monday night appear like one of many highlights coming in his 2019-20 season reel.
Thu., Sept. 26, 2019
For years, the Washington Wizards would head into a season with proclamations from players or management or ownership – if not all three – about how many wins they were …
Wed., Sept. 18, 2019
Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas underwent thumb surgery and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019
Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019
Japan is winless in two World Cup games, but the stage has not been too big for Rui Hachimura.
UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019
Clarke shook off the rust quickly, averaging 14.6 points and hitting the game-winning tip-in in the semifinals to help Memphis reach the Summer League title game against Minnesota on Monday …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
The Rui Hachimura era is underway.
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
More than 1,000 media credentials were distributed for the 15th NBA Summer League, and the league’s communication department confirmed it was the largest contingent of international media ever.
Fri., July 5, 2019
A person familiar with the situation says the Washington Wizards have traded center Dwight Howard to the Memphis Grizzlies for forward CJ Miles. The person spoke on the condition of …
UPDATED: Sat., June 22, 2019
Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft after being taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding …
UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2019
Ernie Grunfeld has been fired as president of the Washington Wizards after 16 seasons in charge of the team. The Wizards announced his dismissal with four games left in a …
Thu., March 21, 2019
Nikola Jokic had 15 points and 11 assists, and the Denver Nuggets beat the fading Washington Wizards 113-108 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 5, 2019
The Washington Wizards say point guard John Wall will be sidelined for at least another year because he ruptured his left Achilles tendon while falling at home. The rupture was …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019
Stephen Curry scored 38 points, local product Kevin Durant had 21 and the Golden State Warriors hammered the ball inside to beat the Washington Wizards 126-118 Thursday night for their …
Thu., Jan. 17, 2019
Allonzo Trier goaltended on Thomas Bryant’s layup with 0.4 seconds remaining, giving the Washington Wizards a 101-100 victory over the New York Knicks at The O2 Arena on Thursday night.