Wizards lock up All-Star Bradley Beal with $72 million extension

Basketball / NBA Oct 18, 2019

Wizards lock up All-Star Bradley Beal with $72 million extension

Bradley Beal committed to the Washington Wizards, ending a months-long negotiation while keeping options to hit free agency in the near future on the table for the coveted All-Star guard. "Bradley embodies the type of high-character, team-first player that we want to have representing our ...

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 ...

Rui Hachimura to sit out remainder of FIBA World Cup

Basketball Sep 6, 2019

Rui Hachimura to sit out remainder of FIBA World Cup

by Kaz Nagatsuka

Star forward Rui Hachimura will not play in Japan's consolation games against New Zealand and Montenegro in order to rest his weary body, the Japan Basketball Association announced on Friday. A decision was made regarding Hachimura after discussions between the JBA and the Washington Wizards, ...

Rui Hachimura gets set for Wizards debut

Basketball / NBA Jul 6, 2019

Rui Hachimura gets set for Wizards debut

Rui Hachimura was raring to hit the court Friday on the eve of his debut with the Washington Wizards at NBA Summer League. The 203-cm forward joined teammates for a final practice session before they open their Summer League campaign in Las Vegas against the ...