Wizards coach lauds Rui Hachimura after win over Boston

Basketball / NBA Feb 16, 2021

Wizards coach lauds Rui Hachimura after win over Boston

Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks praised Rui Hachimura for "one of his best games of the year" Sunday after the second-year forward contributed 15 points and solid defense in a 104-91 win over the Boston Celtics. The Wizards outworked last year's Eastern Conference finalists ...

NBA orders teams to play U.S. anthem after Mavericks halt

NBA Feb 11, 2021

NBA orders teams to play U.S. anthem after Mavericks halt

The NBA on Wednesday ordered its teams to play the U.S. national anthem before games while Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban downplayed his instructions that kept it from being played at home games so far this season. The anthem, which has supporters and deriders in ...

North American leagues in renewed struggle against COVID-19

More Sports Jan 16, 2021

North American leagues in renewed struggle against COVID-19

The NBA postponed three more games and the NHL pushed back the Dallas Stars' season opener again amid a surge of COVID-19 cases that has put professional sports on notice in North America Two games between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards, set for Sunday ...

NBA tightens COVID-19 protocols as postponements mount

NBA Jan 13, 2021

NBA tightens COVID-19 protocols as postponements mount

The NBA and its players union updated COVID-19 health and safety protocols on Tuesday as positive tests and game postponements mounted. The Washington Wizards' home game against the Utah Jazz scheduled for Wednesday was postponed on Tuesday night, the sixth game to be scrubbed in ...

NBA reportedly plans Chicago bubble for 'Delete Eight'

NBA Jul 3, 2020

NBA reportedly plans Chicago bubble for 'Delete Eight'

The eight teams that weren't invited to participate in the NBA's restarted season near Orlando might be allowed to gather in a separate "bubble" in Chicago, ESPN reported Thursday. While the 16 teams that are currently in playoff position and six others that are relatively ...