Washington Wizards

4th Southeast | 41-41
  • Field Goal %
    46.0 FG%
  • 3-point %
    35.8 3P%
  • Points Scored
    104 PPG
  • Total Rebounds
    41.8 RPG
  • ProBasketballTalk1 hour ago

    Report: Team USA wants Bradley Beal for Olympics, but he’s unsure

    Of the 12 roster spots on Team USA for the Olympics, 10 are known to be filled. USA Basketball is apparently waiting on Bradley Beal for one of the others. Marc Stein of ESPN: The Wizards reportedly plan to offer Beal a five-year max contract July 1, but it could be a while until they’d make it official. Because Beal’s cap hold is about $7.5 million lower than a max salary, Washington wants to spend that $7.5 million first then exceed the cap to re-sign Beal using his Bird Rights. But what if Beal gets hurt in Rio or preparing for the Games? Might Washington pull the offer? I wouldn’t blame Beal, who has never earned more than his rookie-scale salary, for not wanting to find out. And I wouldn’t

  • SNY

    Phil Jackson tells Rose of plans to pursue Durant

    After acquiring Derrick Rose from the Bulls on Wednesday, Phil Jackson told Rose of his plan to pursue Kevin Durant once free agency begins on July 1, according to Frank Isola of Daily News.  Durant is the biggest name on this year's list of free agents. Many teams have already been linked to the small forward, including the Golden State Warriors, San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat, Washington Wizards, Boston Celtics, and both Los Angeles teams. However, Jackson believes the Knicks can now make a strong pitch to lure Durant to New York. Not only can Jackson sell Durant on New York City and Madison Square Garden, but also a roster that features a triangle that could be very dangerous to opposing defenses