Wall scored seven of his game-high 32 points in the second overtime, and the Washington Wizards held off the Charlotte Hornets, 110-107, on Friday night.
Zimmerman left Friday’s game in the third inning after diving to snag a ground ball. “He dove for that ball, banged himself a little bit,” Williams said. “But he’s good. No worries.”
Granted, NFL teams weren’t knocking down Colt McCoy’s door for his services, but the fact is that right now, of the three, the only one we really know if general manager Scot McCloughan really likes or not is McCoy.
Span was set to swing a fungo bat Friday, his first swings since abdominal surgery, while Anthony Rendon worked on his lateral movement with ladder drills.
Former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez and his fiancee traded expressionless glances Friday as she took the witness stand to testify in his murder trial.
The Wizards signed Bynum to a 10-day contract on Friday. They waived Toure’ Murry to open a roster spot for Bynum.
Emmanuel Burriss, Manny Delcarmen, Cutter Dykstra, Kila Ka’aihue, Steven Lerud and Derrick Robinson were reassigned to minor-league camp Friday, leaving 36 players in big-league camp.
Gonzalez allowed only two hits and walked three while pitching five scoreless innings Thursday in Washington’s 8-3 loss to the New York Mets.
The Wizards, the feel-good story of the area early after a surprise playoff advancement last season and a hope-building start, are on an enduring backtrack. Only pervasive mediocrity is keeping them afloat.
After spending the better part of the past two seasons playing overseas, Ka’aihue signed a minor-league contract with the Nationals in January. He is among a handful of players still competing for a spot on Washington’s bench.
There have been few struggles for the Boswell-Birnbaum duo since the center backs were first partnered together in June, yet there has been early reason for concern surrounding the unchanged back line.
The Capitals got rare goals from Niskanen, Karl Alzner and Eric Fehr, along with 29 saves from Braden Holtby, to beat the Devils, 3-2, in overtime on Thursday, allowing them to hang onto the top wild card playoff spot.