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Wizards Waive Lavoy Allen, Chasson Randle, Chris Chiozza, Tiwian Kendley

Oct 13, 2018 6:15 PM

The Washington Wizards have waived forward Lavoy Allen and guards Chasson Randle, Chris Chiozza and Tiwian Kendley.

The Wizards roster now stands at 14, which does not include their two two-way players, Devin Robinson and Jordan McRae.

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Dwight Howard Diagnosed With Piriformis Injury

Oct 9, 2018 6:25 PM

Dwight Howard has been diagnosed with a piriformis injury by a specialist in New York.

The piriformis is a muscle in the buttocks.

The injury to Howard isn't considered serious and he will continue treatment.

Howard's status for the start of the season is uncertain.

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Dwight Howard Could Miss Start Of Season With Back Soreness

Oct 8, 2018 8:23 PM

Dwight Howard returned to Washington to receive a pain-relief injection for his lower back on Monday.

Howard suffered a setback on Saturday when participating in a light workout.

Howard did not take contact in the workout, but he woke up Sunday feeling soreness. Howard could miss the start of the regular season.

“He’s going to get a pain-relieving injection and hopefully early next week, he’ll be back on the court and be ready to play,” Scott Brooks said. “I don’t know what that means for the first game, but we’re just gonna take it day by day.”

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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
The Suns signed the Morris twins to contract extensions in 2014 in which they earned a cumulative figure of $52 million over four years.

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Wizards Agree To Sign Chasson Randle
Chasson Randle spent last season with Real Madrid.

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Blazers, Suns, Nuggets, Wizards Have Also Discussed Kawhi Leonard Trade With Spurs
Kawhi Leonard is seriously considering attending USA Basketball national team's minicamp in Las Vegas next week.

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Dwight Howard Gave Back $5M In Buyout With Nets
Dwight Howard agreed upon a two-year, $11 million deal with the Wizards.

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Warriors Internally Rejected Idea Of Signing Dwight Howard
The Warriors were clear that they preferred DeMarcus Cousins' personality over Dwight Howard.

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Wizards Agree To Sign Dwight Howard To One-Year, $5.3M Deal
The Wizards can offer Dwight Howard their starting center job.

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Wizards Pursuing Jeff Green
Jeff Green played collegiately at Georgetown and grew up in Maryland.

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Wizards Claim Thomas Bryant Off Waivers
Thomas Bryant was released by the Lakers to create cap space.

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Nerlens Noel Narrows Free Agency Decision To Lakers, Wizards, Thunder
Nerlens Noel turned down a four-year, $70 million contract offer last season from the Mavericks.

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Wizards Interested In Sign-And-Trade For DeMarcus Cousins
While the Wizards have interest in DeMarcus Cousins, they may end up instead with Alex Len.

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Cavs, Warriors, Thunder, Wizards Pay Luxury Tax For 18-19
The Cavaliers paid the most at $50.7 million, followed by the Warriors at $32.3 million, the Thunder at $25.4 million and the Wizards at $7 million.

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Clippers Trade Austin Rivers To Wizards For Marcin Gortat
Austin Rivers has been traded to the Wizards.

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2018 NBA Draft: Full Results
The Suns have selected Deandre Ayton first overall.

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Wizards Interested In Trading Marcin Gortat
Marcin Gortat has one season remaining on his current deal.

Marc Stein/New York Times

Jodie Meeks Picks Up $3.5M Player Option With Wizards
Jodie Meeks signed a two-year deal with the Wizards in 2017.

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Jason Smith Exercises $5.45M Player Option With Wizards
Jason Smith signed a three-year, $16 million contract with the Wizards during the summer of 2016.

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Wizards Sign Ernie Grunfeld To Contract Extension
The Wizards reportedly offered the extension to Ernie Grunfeld in the fall.

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John Wall Wants Wizards To Make Roster Changes
John Wall had some strong comments about the team's chemistry and wanting players who want to be on the team.

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Otto Porter Out Indefinitely After Procedure On Left Leg
Otto Porter had an MRI and the results raised concerns of restricted blood flow in his injured area.

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John Wall: Drake Said He Had The Broom For Us
The Wizards return to Toronto with the series tied 2-2 after going down 2-0.

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