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WASHINGTON - Ernie Grunfeld was fired as president of the Washington Wizards after 16 seasons in charge of the team, and owner Ted Leonsis said he will oversee a "reboot."Grunfeld's dismissal was announced with four games left in a disappointing, no- ...
Apr 3, 2019
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WASHINGTON - Less than three weeks ago, Ty Lawson was playing professional basketball in China.Nowadays, he's one of the first subs off the bench for the Washington Wizards in their Eastern Conference first-round series against the Toronto Raptors.Lawson ...
Apr 27, 2018
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WASHINGTON - Washington Wizards point guard John Wall is not planning to change his style whatsoever when he returns from his latest knee surgery - whenever that might be."I'm just going to be John Wall," he said Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) after ...
Mar 27, 2018
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WASHINGTON - For the second time in a week Mike Scott was almost perfect. Both times it happened against the Los Angeles Clippers.Scott tied a season-high with 22 points while Bradley Beal added 20 as the Washington Wizards held off the ...
Dec 16, 2017
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WASHINGTON - Washington Wizards power forward Markieff Morris had a busy month."I'm in a great position. I just had a beautiful young daughter. I just had successful surgery, and of course we beat the case," Morris said Thursday (Friday, Manila ...
Oct 6, 2017
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WASHINGTON - Isaiah Thomas' Boston Celtics and John Wall's Washington Wizards have built something of a rivalry this season, going back and forth, trading wins on the court and barbs off it, from the "Funeral Game" in January to the ...
May 12, 2017
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WASHINGTON - Isaiah Thomas feels as though he was shut down by the Washington Wizards and the referees in Game 4.Thomas said after the Boston Celtics' 121-102 loss on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) that the officiating needs to change as ...
May 8, 2017
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WASHINGTON - It wasn't enough for the Washington Wizards to force turnover after turnover and make baskets every time down the floor to take a lead over the Boston Celtics.They wanted to blow them out.The Wizards did just that in ...
May 8, 2017
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WASHINGTON - Eight technical fouls, three ejections and a whole lot of bad blood later, the Washington Wizards and Boston Celtics have themselves a series.Tensions boiled over in a contentious, technical foul-filled Game 3 Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) as the ...
May 5, 2017
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WASHINGTON -- Isaiah Thomas is getting some praise, assistance and even a new nickname from some of basketball's biggest stars.The Boston Celtics guard said he's been talking and texting with Kobe Bryant to get tips about his game. ...
May 4, 2017
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WASHINGTON - Atlanta forward Paul Millsap got a taste on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) of what the Washington Wizards have planned for him in their first-round playoff series.Now he's promising to dish it back.Markieff Morris told Millsap to ...
Apr 17, 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS - If the Wizards come back from the All-Star break without missing a beat, the nation's eyes will soon be glued to Washington, D.C.Something special is happening in our nation's capital - the Wizards are just ...
Feb 17, 2017
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THE Washington Wizards star backcourt pair John Wall and Bradley Beal are looking to iron out their on-court differences in hopes of rebounding from a disappointing season and turning into true contenders in the Eastern Conference this year.In a surprising ...
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Aug 24, 2016
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WASHINGTON - The Washington Wizards have announced the hiring of Scott Brooks as their new head coach, replacing Randy Wittman.Brooks reached a five-year agreement with the team last week. He will be introduced at a news conference on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila ...
Apr 27, 2016
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DALLAS - Kevin Durant says he's happy new Washington coach Scott Brooks is back in the NBA a year after being let go by Oklahoma City.That doesn't mean Durant is - or isn't - heading to Washington.When ...
Apr 23, 2016
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WASHINGTON - Scott Brooks is on his way to Washington, the latest move made by the Wizards that could have the added benefit of enticing Kevin Durant to return home this summer.The Wizards reached agreement with Brooks to become the team' ...
Apr 22, 2016
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma City Thunder coach Scott Brooks says Kevin Durant should return to the lineup in about "a week to two weeks."Brooks said before the Thunder's game Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time) with the Los Angeles Clippers that ...
Mar 12, 2015
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ALL the Oklahoma City Thunder can do now is cling to history.Two more victories by the dominant San Antonio Spurs in the Western Conference finals, and Kevin Durant and the Thunder will be just that.The Thunder stagger home down 0- ...
May 23, 2014
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OKLAHOMA CITY - Russell Westbrook isn't quite ready to go full speed after last season's knee injury that left him on the bench for Oklahoma City's second-round exit from the playoffs.The point guard, however, isn&# ...
Sep 28, 2013
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OKLAHOMA CITY - The first big dose of small-market reality has hit the Oklahoma City Thunder.Before the Thunder even played their first real game following a trip to the NBA Finals, the franchise parted ways with Sixth Man of the Year ...
Oct 29, 2012
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