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Summer league all about young core gelling

When the Washington Wizards open competition in the 2008 NBA Summer League on Monday in Las Vegas, the team will feature more than a couple of draft picks and a collection of team and NBA long shots. Published July 14, 2008

Wizards eye summer growth

The Wizards begin preparations Friday for the 2008 NBA Summer League by holding a three-day minicamp. Published July 11, 2008

Mason Jr. leaves to join the Spurs

The Washington Wizards lost backup guard Roger Mason Jr. in free agency when he signed a two-year deal with the San Antonio Spurs on Wednesday. Published July 10, 2008

Arenas agrees to deal with Wizards

Washington Wizards All-Star point guard Gilbert Arenas informed team president Ernie Grunfeld that he will re-sign with the team, agreeing to a six-year deal worth $111 million. Published July 4, 2008

OUTLET: Gilbert Arenas agrees to deal

Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas has informed Wizards team president Ernie Grunfeld he will agree to a six-year deal worth $111 million, in his words, giving back roughly $16 million of the max, $127 million deal the team offered him Tuesday morning. Published July 3, 2008

Pollin to Arenas: 'You're my guy'

Less than 24 hours after signing Antawn Jamison to a contract extension, the Washington Wizards made a six-year offer to three-time All-Star Gilbert Arenas. Published July 2, 2008

Wizards owner keeping promise

From the start, Abe Pollin and Ernie Grunfeld made clear their intentions of re-signing both of their All-Star free agents, Antawn Jamison and Gilbert Arenas. Published July 2, 2008

Wizards secure Jamison early

The Washington Wizards and team captain Antawn Jamison agreed to a contract extension Monday night, freeing management to focus on re-signing franchise player Gilbert Arenas. Published July 1, 2008

Wizards pick Nevada's McGee with 18th pick

The Washington Wizards used their first-round pick in Thursday night's NBA draft to bolster their front line, taking Nevada center JaVale McGee 18th. Published June 27, 2008

Wizards size up McGee

Washington uses its first-round pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft to bolster its front line, taking University of Nevada center JaVale McGee. Published June 27, 2008

Selecting a savior

Who will deliver the Bulls to the promised land sooner? Which is the more critical cornerstone - guard or big man? Published June 26, 2008

Pick 'em

Mike Jones projects the first round of Thursday's NBA Draft. Published June 26, 2008

Grunfeld playing it cool

With the 2008 NBA Draft now only a day away, Washington Wizards team president Ernie Grunfeld likes the position in which he finds himself. Published June 25, 2008

Bryant's reality checked

On Basketball: This generation of Lakers isn't close to being Showtime ready. Neither was Kobe Bryant. Published June 19, 2008

Celtics blow out Lakers for title

At last. Twenty-two years of suffering have ended, and the Boston Celtics - the most storied franchise in NBA history - have regained the throne. Published June 18, 2008