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Wizards Sign Lavoy Allen, Chasson Randle, Chris Chiozza, Tiwian Kendley To Camp Deals

Sep 19, 2018 4:51 PM

The Washington Wizards have signed Lavoy Allen to a camp deal.

Washington has also signed Chasson Randle, Chris Chiozza and Tiwian Kendley to an Exhibit 10 deal.

Under this contract, the players can receive up to a $50,000 bonus if they are waived after camp but then sign and play at least 60 days with the Go-Go.

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RealGM Radio: Arturo Galletti on East Over-Unders

Sep 19, 2018 1:17 PM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux) and Arturo Galletti (@AmericanNumbers) break down the over/unders for the Eastern Conference.

They discuss the win total, division, conference and title odds as well as any pertinent individual award numbers for the Hawks (4:41), Knicks (9:40), Bulls (12:44), Cavs (16:02), Magic (28:57), Nets (33:12), Hornets (40:34), Pistons (47:37), Heat (54:34), Wizards (58:45), Pacers (1:02:37), Bucks (1:10:22), 76ers (1:18:16), Raptors (1:31:27) and Celtics (1:41:47).

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RealGM Radio: Andrew Sharp, Mike Prada On The Southeast Division

Sep 15, 2018 3:47 AM

Host Danny Leroux (@DannyLeroux), Mike Prada of SB Nation (@MikePradaSBN) and Andrew Sharp of Sports Illustrated (@andrewsharp) break down the NBA’s Southeast Division.

They discuss how the Heat, Wizards, Magic, Hornets and Hawks fared in the off-season, including which teams improved and what moves stood out. The three also predict the season to come, including projected finish, breakout players and rookies they are most excited to see.

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Wizards Sign Tiwian Kendley To Camp Deal

Sep 10, 2018 9:58 PM

The Washington Wizards have signed Tiwian Kendley to an Exhibit 10 training camp contract.

Kendley went undrafted out of Morgan State at the 2018 NBA Draft and played Summer League for Washington.

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Chris Chiozza Signs Camp Deal With Wizards

Sep 10, 2018 12:08 PM

The Washington Wizards have signed Chris Chiozza to a camp deal.

Chiozza went undrafted out of Florida at the 2018 NBA Draft. 

Chiozza played for the Wizards in Summer League, averaging 4.8 points and 7.4 assists per game.

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Jordan McRae To Sign Two-Way Deal With Wizards

Aug 9, 2018 8:01 PM

The Washington Wizards will sign Jordan McRae to a two-way contract.

McRae has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns while spending last season in Spain.

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Capital City Go-Go Hire Pops Mensah-Bonsu As GM, Jarell Christian As Head Coach

Aug 7, 2018 3:45 PM

The Capital City Go-Go, the Washington Wizards’ G League affiliate, has named Pops Mensah-Bonsu as the team’s general manager and Jarell Christian as the team’s head coach.

“We are very excited for the upcoming inaugural season for the Go-Go and are very pleased to have Pops and Jarell heading up the team’s basketball operations,” said Grunfeld. “They come to us with outstanding experience and we’re confident that they will lead our efforts to develop both players and staff while establishing a presence in the Southeast D.C. community”

Mensah-Bonsu comes to Capital City with over 10 years of basketball experience as a player and scout, spending the last two seasons as a pro personnel scout with the San Antonio Spurs.

Christian has spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach on the staff of the Oklahoma City Blue of the G League. 

 

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Markieff Morris, Marcus Morris Sign With Klutch Sports

Aug 6, 2018 2:48 PM

Markieff Morris and Marcus Morris have signed with Rich Paul of Klutch Sports.

Both Morris twins will enter free agency next summer.

The Phoenix Suns signed the Morris twins to contract extensions in 2014 in which they earned a cumulative figure of $52 million over four years. Lon Babby negotiated the deal with Leon Rose.

Marcus Morris now plays for the Celtics while Markieff Morris plays for the Wizards.

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Wizards Agree To Sign Chasson Randle

Jul 27, 2018 9:39 PM

The Washington Wizards have agreed to sign Chasson Randle to a contract.

Randle played 26 NBA games in 16-17 with the Knicks and 76ers.

Randle spent last season with Real Madrid.

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Blazers, Suns, Nuggets, Wizards Have Also Discussed Kawhi Leonard Trade With Spurs

Jul 17, 2018 4:25 PM

Kawhi Leonard is seriously considering attending USA Basketball national team's minicamp in Las Vegas next week. Leonard holds some enthusiasm for showcasing his revitalized health in the wake of the quad injury that has been at the center of discord between the Spurs and him, sources said.  

Gregg Popovich will lead the camp in his role as national team coach.

Leonard continues to seek a trade from the San Antonio Spurs.

bidding war among the Boston Celtics, Philadelphia 76ers and Los Angeles Lakers never materialized. The Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, Phoenix Suns, Portland Trail Blazers, Toronto Raptors and Washington Wizards are among teams who've talked with the Spurs, league sources said.

The Celtics and 76ers appear to have lost traction in their appetite to trade for Leonard as they're well-positioned for the future regardless. The Lakers appear to be playing the longer game in trade talks.

The Spurs have yet to allow prospective trade partners to talk directly with Leonard or his reps.

 

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