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Wizards' end-of-season player evaluations: Beal's defense,… A crutch of a response pervaded the Wizards locker room during end-of-season exit interviews. Guys couldn't reflect on the year yet; that sort of stuff happens over the summer. Now, evaluations are heaving themselves every which way in Washington.

The Wizards Hilariously Compared NBA Teams To Scenes From ’The Office’ The Wizards took the time to find a scene from ’The Office’ for every NBA team and posted it during the NBA Playoffs.

What happens if Washington Wizards win NBA Draft Lottery? One of the goals for the Washington Wizards coming into the 2018-2019 season was to get 50 wins. They ended the season with 50 losses. The disappointing season led to Wizards securing the sixth-best lottery odds for the 2019 NBA Draft, with a 9% chance at the number one pick.

What happens if the Washington Wizards win the NBA Draft Lottery? The clear-cut best player in this draft is Zion Williamson. Williamson could be an instant star in the NBA and has the ability to instantly turn the direction of a slumping franchise around. Zion Williamson breakdown:. What will the Wizards do this summer if the strike the jackpot and land Zion Williamson?

Jeff Green 'would love to come back' to Wizards, add stability to journeyman career Jeff Green has played on six different teams in five years but hopes to have found a home with the Wizards.

Chasson Randle held his own in a tough spot this season This is the first installment of our player review series, where we look back at the individual performance of each Wizard this season. With so many players set to hit free agency this summer, we'll also examine what kind of value they'll have this summer.

Former Wizards Mike Scott, Jared Dudley deliver the drama in Sixers-Nets Game 4 Game 4 of the 76ers-Nets playoff series featured a pair of ejections and a wild finish. Two former Wizards were right in the thick of the madness.

The Mystics and Ajax offer a similar building strategy for the Wizards We went through two teams’ building strategies in the last week. The Wizards shouldn’t follow another team’s blueprint completely. But they can still take a page or two out of others’ playbooks.

The Mystics are Vegas favorites to win the 2019 WNBA championship Though I don’t think the Mystics are the favorites, the bookies are saying otherwise. Still, this team is contending.

Enormity of the Wizards' offseason and long-term future will hinge on the May 14 Draft Lottery The Wizards have seen a lot of bad luck recently. Will they get some good luck at the draft lottery next month?

Fate of Wizards' vets will rest in new GM's hands Ernie Grunfeld wanted Trevor Ariza and Jeff Green to return for another season - and maybe beyond. Had he not gotten fired, there was a good chance both would wear a Washington Wizards jersey next season. Since he bought the Wizards in 2010, Ted Leonsis has taken a hands-off approach to running the team.

Chase Hughes on Bradley Beal’s future Wizards’ Bradley Beal had a great 2018-19 season, which could make him All-NBA and eligible for a supermax contract.

Three Names for Washington Wizards Fans to Know for the Draft Mercifully, the Washington Wizards season came to an end Tuesday, April 9, with a 116-110 loss to the Boston Celtics. A treacherous season that Bradley Beal described as an emotional rollercoaster has left the Wizards with the projected No. 6 overall pick before next month's draft lottery.

Dwight Howard opts into second year of contract with Wizards The Wizards are set to have Dwight Howard back for a second year, as the veteran center informed the team of his plans to exercise the $5.6 million player option in his contract for the 2019-20 season, NBC Sports Washington has confirmed.

Washington Wizards: Pros and Cons of Dwight Howard's Player Option As the answer to John Wall's plea for a more athletic big man after spending years with Marcin Gortat. For Howard, Wall is the best point guard he's ever had. And Howard is the best center Wall's played with at the NBA level. Hopes were high but injuries had different plans for the both of them.

Wizards fans should admire Ajax’s run in the Champions League Ajax is not a basketball team. And I have written about the NBA and the Netherlands not once, but TWICE. It will be even more than that if you count the WNBA because Emma Meesseman and the Belgium women's basketball team blew out the Netherlands a couple years back.

NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard Reportedly Opts Into Second Year Of Washington Wizards Contract After an abbreviated 2018-19 campaign where injuries limited him to a career-low nine games, former All-NBA center Dwight Howard will reportedly be getting another chance to be a key contributor to the Washington Wizards.

NBA Rumors: Faltering All-Star Still Hoping For Career Reboot In Washington Dwight Howard hopes to revive sagging NBA career soon. Dwight Howard #21 of the Washington Wizards reacts after a play against the Cleveland Cavaliers during the first half at Capital One Arena on November 14, 2018 in Washington, DC. Photo: Getty Images/Will Newton.

Dwight Howard To Opt-In To Player Option, Will Return To Wizards Next Season Dwight Howard To Opt-In To Player Option, Will Return To Wizards Next Season - RealGM Wiretap.

Wizards' Dwight Howard Opts In For 2019/20 Howard, 33, signed a two-year deal with the Wizards last summer after spending his previous three seasons with three different teams in Houston, Atlanta, and Charlotte. Having used the full taxpayer mid-level exception to sign him, Washington viewed Howard as its major offseason addition, but the big man's stint in D.C.

Howard picks up player option to stay with Wizards Dwight Howard has picked ip his player option with the Washington Wizards for the 2019-20 season, according to Zach Lowe of ESPN. Howard played in only nine games for Washington this season, struggling with injuries all season long.

Report: Dwight Howard will opt-in to player option The Wizards center played sparingly in the 2018-19 season and will give it one more go next season.

NBA Rumors: Dwight Howard Opts into $5.6M Wizards Player Option for 2019-20 Dwight Howard will be getting a second act in the nation's capital. The veteran big man opted into his $5.6 million contract with the Washington Wizards for the 2019-20 season, per Zach Lowe of ESPN. Howard, 33, averaged 12.8 points and 9.2 rebounds but was limited to just nine games by injuries.

Report: Howard picks up $5.6M option with Wizards for 2019-20 It appears Dwight Howard will remain on the Washington Wizards' payroll. Howard has picked up the player option on his contract next season, sources told ESPN's Zach Lowe.

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