Carmelo Anthony scored 30 points, including a tiebreaking three-point play with 13.9 seconds left, and the New York Knicks overcame a 10-point deficit late in the third quarter to beat the Washington Wizards 103-100 on Wednesday night.
Police in Las Vegas are investigating a man’s complaint that Griffin attacked him during an argument over a photo taken while Los Angeles Clippers players partied at a Las Vegas Strip nightclub, authorities said Wednesday.
Durant said he’s never had surgery, so he doesn’t know how he will respond to it. He says he won’t rush his return.
In need of shooting guard help after injuries to Bradley Beal (wrist), Glen Rice Jr. (ankle) and Martell Webster (back), the Wizards signed D.C.-native John Lucas III on Tuesday.
Anthony Davis scored 14 points and Ryan Anderson had 11 as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Washington Wizards 88-84 on Monday night in the next-to-last preseason game for both teams.
Former Hoya Roy Hibbert is credited with bringing to the NBA the concept of big men jumping straight up to defend the basket. This season, referees will be on the lookout as the approach becomes more nuanced.
John Wall scored 14 points for the Wizards (4-2) on 3-for-12 shooting. He had three assists and four turnovers.
Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce banged his knee coming through a screen late in the second quarter Friday and left the preseason game with 2:30 remaining in the third quarter.
A new season means a fresh start, and the change of scenery adds an additional layer of unknowns, from scouting to logistics. Maryland coach Mark Turgeon pointed out Thursday that while the uniforms and venues have changed, lines can still be drawn between styles of play, and that’s what matters on the court.
Glen Rice Jr. sprained his right ankle Wednesday night during the Wizards’ preseason game against Maccabi Haifa, adding him to the growing list of injured Wizards.
Otto Porter scored 19 points and Kevin Seraphin had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the short-handed Washington Wizards beat Israel’s Maccabi Haifa 101-95 in an exhibition game Wednesday night.
The team had to decide by Oct. 31 whether to kick in the fourth-year option for Beal and the third-year option for Porter.