Washington Wizards Analysis

Bradley Beal Has Become The Anomaly Of The Player Empowerment Era

by Colin McGowan

Jun 27, 2022 5:44 PM

Bradley Beal might be happier, or at least less dogged by criticism, in the league Kevin Garnett was drafted into, where it wouldn't be out of the ordinary for him to cash gigantic checks from a middling-to-awful franchise in perpetuity. Read more »

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Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by RealGM Staff Report

Apr 11, 2022 9:55 PM

The Suns jumped from 30th in the NBA in Net Rating in 17-18 to 29th to 18th in 19-20 to third last season and first in 21-22. Read more »

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Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by RealGM Staff Report

May 18, 2021 2:30 PM

The Jazz jumped from ninth in Net Rating last season to first in 20-21. Read more »

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Sometimes Russell Westbrook Gets To Be Who He Is In His Imagination

by Colin McGowan

Russell Westbrook does everything so rapidly and all at once that it's hard to make sense of it, so it is fitting that his decline should happen unevenly. Read more »
John Wall's Redemption Tour

by Colin McGowan

A younger John Wall could have done some serious damage in a league like this. As it stands, the increased spacing and rapid action are helping him do a decent impression of his old self. Read more »
20-21 NBA Season Preview: Southeast Division

by Keith P Smith

While the Heat hope to return to The Finals, the Wizards, Hawks, Hornets and Magic are in the crowded morass of teams from 7-12 hoping for a spot in the play-in tournament. Read more »
Thirty Futures: Washington Wizards

by Colin McGowan

John Wall won his quiet civil war with Bradley Beal in one respect: he is the proper heir to Gilbert Arenas, the marquee Wizards star of his era, beloved in D.C. Read more »
Ten-Year NBA Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »
Thirty Histories: Washington Wizards

by Colin McGowan

Most of the things Antawn Jamison did occurred only in the imagination, or in the box score's sophistic columns, while you weren't paying proper attention. Read more »
2019 Eastern Conference Offseason Chatter From Summer League

by Keith P Smith

With so much turnover this offseason, and another exciting draft class, teams had lots and lots to say. Read more »
Washington Wizards: 2019 NBA Offseason Preview

by Keith P Smith

With John Wall out and Bradley Beal playing at nearly an All-NBA level, the Wizards are too good to tank but not good enough to be a real contender. This offseason is about hiring the right GM and beginning to put a long-term plan in place. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space for All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Knicks, Clippers, Hawks, Kings and Lakers project to have the most cap space this offseason. Read more »
A Final Appreciation Of The Wizards' Fascinating, Disastrous Season

by Colin McGowan

The Wiz are not, like Orlando or Phoenix, a lousy young team that is a little bit interesting on the basis that they are still figuring stuff out. No, they are fascinating in a painful way. Read more »
2018 NBA Offseason Review: Southeast Division

by Keith P Smith

On the offseason moves by the Hawks, Wizards, Magic, Heat and Hornets. Read more »
Thirty Futures: John Wall

by Colin McGowan

John Wall is a superb player occasionally brought low by a leadership responsibility he can't handle. Read more »
The Maximum Available 2019 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams

by Keith P Smith

The NBA cap will jump by $7 million while some of the bad contracts of 2016 will come off the books, which means an abundance of cap space again. Read more »
2018 Eastern Conference Summer League Notes

by Keith P Smith

Keith Smith emptied his notebook after speaking to players, coaches, front office personnel and agents with all 15 Eastern Conference teams. Read more »
Leroux's 2018 NBA Draft Review

by Danny Leroux

On how all 30 teams fared in the 2018 NBA Draft. Read more »
Projected 2018 Cap Space For All 30 NBA Teams, Version 2.0

by Keith P Smith

The Lakers, Pacers, Hawks and 76ers enter the offseason with the most project cap space. Read more »
Ten-Year Net Rating Rankings (Infographics For All 30 Teams)

by Christopher Reina

We look at the trajectory of every team in the NBA in terms of how they rank in the category. Read more »