Celtics outgun Wizards for ninth straight win

Basketball / NBA Nov 14, 2019

Celtics outgun Wizards for ninth straight win

Jayson Tatum was so disappointed in his last game that he went to the team's practice facility later that night to work on his shooting. The Boston Celtics forward could go straight home on Wednesday. Tatum followed up his historically bad shooting performance by scoring 23 ...

Balanced scoring carries Cavaliers past Wizards

Basketball / NBA Nov 9, 2019

Balanced scoring carries Cavaliers past Wizards

After four decades as a college coach, John Beilein is eight games into his first NBA season with the Cleveland Cavaliers, and on Friday night, he recorded his first win on the road. Tristan Thompson had 21 points and 12 rebounds and Kevin Love added ...

Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura scoreless in loss to Pacers

Basketball / NBA Nov 7, 2019

Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura scoreless in loss to Pacers

Nate McMillan wanted to see adjustments and quick, and the Indiana Pacers head coach saw what he was looking for in a 121-106 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday. "We showed them tape (from Tuesday night's loss) of our shot selection, shooting the floaters, ...

Andrew Wiggins leads Timberwolves in win over Wizards

Basketball / NBA Nov 3, 2019

Andrew Wiggins leads Timberwolves in win over Wizards

The Minnesota Timberwolves had no problem in their first game without star center Karl-Anthony Towns. Andrew Wiggins scored 21 points, Robert Covington and Jarrett Culver each added 20 and the Timberwolves cruised to a 131-109 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday night. It was tough ...

Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura notches double-double in NBA debut

Basketball / NBA Oct 24, 2019

Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura notches double-double in NBA debut

Washington Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura notched a double-double in his NBA regular-season debut on Wednesday night against the Dallas Mavericks. But another highly anticipated debut — reigning NBA Rookie of the Year Luka Doncic pairing up Dallas newcomer Kristaps Porzingis — proved too much for ...

Rui Hachimura to start in Wizards' season opener on Wednesday

Basketball / NBA Oct 23, 2019

Rui Hachimura to start in Wizards' season opener on Wednesday

Washington Wizards first-round draft pick Rui Hachimura will be in the starting lineup for the team's regular-season debut against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, head coach Scott Brooks confirmed after practice Tuesday. "To sum up my feelings, I've made it. I'm really looking forward to ...

Silver sees success for Hachimura

Basketball / NBA Oct 8, 2019

Silver sees success for Hachimura

Rui Hachimura has an opportunity to be "incredibly successful" in the pros if he commits to his craft and manages to navigate the challenges of life as a player in the world's best basketball league, says NBA Commissioner Adam Silver. Speaking in a Tokyo hotel ...