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UPDATED: Sat., July 25, 2020

Rui Hachimura hit the rookie wall. After the NBA restart, Wizards expect him to become a leader.

When the NBA ground to its sudden halt in early March, the timing wasn’t all that bad for Rui Hachimura.



Rui Hachimura, NBA’s new Japanese star, partners with sneaker reseller Goat

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

Former Gonzaga standout Domantas Sabonis compiles strong case for NBA All-Star selection

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 …


Johnathan Williams was baking cookies and ‘chilling’ at his aunt’s when Wizards called

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

Former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams returns to Wizards on two-way contract

The Wizards on Sunday announced the signing of Johnathan Williams to a two-way contract.


Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura underwent groin procedure

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 expected to miss ‘a couple’ of more weeks with groin soreness

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

Ex-Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams signs with Washington

Former Gonzaga forward Johnathan Williams has officially signed with the Washington Wizards.


Reports: Former Gonzaga standout Johnathan Williams nears return to NBA

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.


Injured Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura to miss at least 5 games

Washington Wizards rookie forward Rui Hachimura will miss at least the team’s next five games after hurting his groin


Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura growing with each game in NBA

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

Former Gonzaga star Rui Hachimura shines in NBA debut: ‘This is just the beginning’

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

Wizards sign Bradley Beal to 2-year, $72 million extension

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

With Rui Hachimura, first NBA draft pick from Japan, Wizards make big play for new audience

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

Washington Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura looks like a ‘wise veteran’ in first preseason game

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.


New Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard eyes ‘development,’ not win total

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 …


Wizards’ Isaiah Thomas out 6-8 weeks after thumb surgery

Wizards guard Isaiah Thomas underwent thumb surgery and is expected to miss six to eight weeks.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019

Former Gonzaga star Rui Hachimura taking break from FIBA World Cup

Rui Hachimura is getting a much-needed break from basketball.


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019

Rising star: Former Gonzaga standout Rui Hachimura proving himself on FIBA World Cup stage

Japan is winless in two World Cup games, but the stage has not been too big for Rui Hachimura.


UPDATED: Mon., July 15, 2019

Former Gonzaga standout Brandon Clarke named MVP and Memphis wins Summer League title

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

Large Japanese media contingent make trip to cover Washington’s Rui Hachimura at NBA Summer League

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.


AP source: Wizards trade Dwight Howard to Grizzlies for CJ Miles

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

Japan hails Rui Hachimura’s NBA selection as new era for sport

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

No playoffs, too few wins: Wiz fire Ernie Grunfeld after 16 years

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 …


NBA roundup: Nuggets beat Wizards 113-108 for fifth straight victory

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

Wizards’ John Wall needs Achilles surgery; out another year

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

NBA roundup: Warriors win 9th straight behind Steph Curry’s 38 points

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 …


NBA capsules: Wizards beat Knicks in London on goaltending call

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.