After being traded to the Wizards last season, Morris needed a place where his game and personal life could change. He found it, so far, in Washington.
Every move in the Eastern Conference at this season’s trade deadline had one purpose: Make a team more competitive with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Washington improved. How much is the question.
Robles is the Nationals’ lone crown jewel in a farm system that took a hit this winter. The first two names on the list of objects of desire from other clubs, including the White Sox in the Chris Sale trade talks, were Trea Turner and Robles. Washington wasn’t willing to part with either.
Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan said Thursday that Washington is well-positioned to make a Stanley Cup run with the roster it has.
And as the trade deadline passed Thursday, the NBA landscape seemed remarkably unchanged. In all, seven deadline-day trades involving 14 players were put together by the 3 p.m. Eastern deadline - but no last-minute blockbusters.
The team’s lone scholarship senior is in the midst of the worst shooting slump of his college career, and his offensive woes are a major reason the 18th-ranked Cavaliers are mired in their first four-game losing streak since 2009-10.
Earnhardt is the biggest story of Speedweeks. While it’s fairly common for the two-time Daytona 500 winner to be the center of attention at Daytona International Speedway, especially given his father’s fame and tragic fate at the superspeedway, it’s been considerably different this year.
WNBA President Lisa Borders says she was “stunned and disappointed” to read that former star Candice Wiggins found her experience in the league “toxic.”
The Wizards sent Marcus Thornton, Andrew Nicholson and their 2017 first-round pick to the Nets for Bojan Bogdanovic and Chris McCullough to help a struggling bench.
The Nationals signed Adam Lind in the middle of February to compete for the bench spot that was occupied by Clint Robinson last season. Grappling for a baseball job is nothing new to Robinson.
Things Deron doesn’t get? How the Wizards are a surprise. The Cousins trade. The Cousins contract. And just about everything Carmelo.
Soon-to-be free agent Pierre Garcon needs a new contract, so he took to Instagram to advertise his services.