Bradley Beal scored 20 points as all five Washington starters reached double figures, and the Wizards remained unbeaten by holding off the Denver Nuggets 109-104 on Monday night.
Washington opens a four-game swing Monday night in Denver. Blame the horses.
The Phoenix Suns have fired coach Earl Watson just three games in to the NBA season.
The national anthem singer at the Brooklyn Nets’ home opener took a knee at the end of her performance.
The Wizards are 2-0 following Friday night’s 115-111 win against the Detroit Pistons.
Early injuries to the Wizard’s frontcourt have opened an opportunity for Oubre at the start of his third season. Though, Markieff Morris’ return may not be far off.
It was a subdued crowd, but who would expect much more from the seventh game of an 82-game schedule that no one should expect to lead to anything — other than, perhaps, something like a 9-8 Game 5 loss to the Cubs. A 115-105 Game 7 loss to the Boston Celtics. A 19-10 season-ending loss to the New York Giants. Or, of course, a 2-0 Game 7 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Big Ten basketball came to the Big Apple on Thursday for media day and a look at Madison Square Garden, where the conference will hold its tournament in March.
Boston Celtics forward Gordon Hayward will likely miss the entire season after undergoing surgery to repair his dislocated left ankle and his fractured tibia.
Yes, they beat the Philadelphia 76ers, but the win moved beyond that. In a season filled with expectations, the Wizards took a first firm step in the opener.
That, an update on the status of Jason Smith and the first look at The Process turning into The Product, from the Wizards’ 120-115 win in the home opener.
John Wall scored 28 points, Bradley Beal rebounded from a rough start to add 25 and the Washington Wizards spoiled the NBA debuts of top picks Ben Simmons and Markelle Fultz by beating the Philadelphia 76ers 120-115 on Wednesday night.