At Wizards media day on Monday, Bradley Beal declared that he and Wall formed the top guard duo in the NBA. Waiters, Cleveland’s shooting guard, disagreed Tuesday, but Wall had a quick response.
For all the talk about guards John Wall and Bradley Beal — Beal anointed them the best backcourt in the league Monday — and Paul Pierce’s arrival, much of the Wizards’ effort to move past the Eastern Conference semifinals will lay with Gortat.
Run through the car wash of cameras, live TV, reporter mobs and sideshow video, the Wizards players were pleased to be done with media day Monday.
There’s no timetable for the return of Wizards swingman Martell Webster after offseason back surgery. But, he will be a limited participant in training camp next Tuesday.
It’s not that Washington coach Randy Wittman wants to forget or discount last year. It’s just, last year is not now, so it matters little. But it still matters. Understand?
Silver said Monday the league has been discussing with the NBA Players Association ways to further educate players and provide programs to them and their families.
James Harden scored 23 for the Americans, who made 11 of 16 3-pointers in a sensational-shooting first half, adding one final romp to a tournament full of them.
With many of his famous former players in the front row, John Thompson Jr. talked about academics, race, Georgetown and life during the ceremonial groundbreaking for the John R. Thompson Jr. Intercollegiate Athletics Center.
James Harden scored all of his 16 points in the lopsided third quarter of a near carbon copy of the Americans’ quarterfinal victory over Slovenia, when he awoke from a scoreless first half to help turn a close game into a blowout in a split second.
The Americans will play Lithuania on Thursday in Barcelona for a spot in Sunday’s gold-medal game in Madrid. Lithuania beat Turkey 73-61 earlier Tuesday.
The NBA announced the penalty Tuesday, a day after the Pistons signed the restricted free agent to a $5.48 million, one-year qualifying offer.
An Indianapolis police officer’s random act of kindness has gone viral thanks to Indiana Pacers player Roy Hibbert.