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  • Wizards leave draft empty-handed after trading only pick to Lakers

    By Joseph White - Associated Press

    The Wizards didn't have a first-round pick Thursday night, and they sent their second-round selection — guard Jordan Clarkson from Missouri — to the Los Angeles Lakers for cash. Published June 27, 2014

  • Martell Webster out 3-5 months for Wizards after surgery

    By Associated Press

    The Wizards said Webster was injured during a routine workout at the team's practice facility last week. Webster signed a four-year contract with the Wizards last summer. He averaged 9.7 points and 2.8 rebounds last season. Published June 27, 2014

  • Randy Wittman savors chance to keep moving Wizards forward

    By Benjamin Standig - Associated Press

    Wittman's approach helped turn the Wizards from pushover to playoff winners. Now he'll have a chance to stick around following a 44-38 season, a 15-win improvement from last year, after the Wizards gave him a contract extension. Published June 4, 2014

  • Randy Wittman, Wizards finalize 3-year contract extension

    By J. Michael -

    Just a few weeks after Wittman led the Wizards to the playoffs for the first time in six years, their best regular-season record in nine years (44-38) and their deepest advancement in the playoffs in nine years (second round), the Wizards finally made it official Tuesday. Published June 3, 2014

  • SNYDER: Randy Wittman has earned right to see if he can take Wizards even higher

    By Deron Snyder - The Washington Times

    Wittman isn't the most exciting or alluring coach. He isn't flashy or snazzy. But he eliminated the nonsense and instilled a gritty toughness, forging a team mindset that actually takes pride in defense. Published May 28, 2014

  • Randy Wittman, Wizards near 3-year extension: report

    By The Washington Times

    Wittman led the Wizards to a 44-38 regular season and a first-round playoff upset of the Chicago Bulls. Despite the best campaign of his NBA coaching career, his overall record stands at 191-329 (.367) in parts of eight seasons as coach of the Cavaliers, Timberwolves and Wizards. Published May 27, 2014

  • Randy Wittman has Wizards players' support to return

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    "This is probably the best I've been prepared going into games, going into playoffs," said veteran guard Andre Miller. "The passion of the coaching staff filtered through the players and the players wanted to perform and work hard for the coaches. That says a lot." Published May 20, 2014

  • John Wall's maturation changes perception, even among Wizards

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    "From the outside looking in, I thought John liked the lifestyle more than the game," said 16-year NBA veteran Al Harrington, who signed with the team last August. "That's just from me looking outside." Published May 19, 2014

  • LOVERRO: Wizards' lack of accountability leads to Game 6 apathy

    By Thom Loverro - The Washington Times

    Those empty seats were created in 2010, when Leonsis bought the team and did nothing to show fans that the man in charge, whose personnel decisions and coddling atmosphere set the stage for the Gilbert Arenas debacle, would be leaving. Instead, Leonsis embraced general manager Ernie Grunfeld. Published May 18, 2014

  • Wizards players express support for coach Randy Wittman

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    Wizards coach Randy Wittman doesn't yet have a contract for next season. His status is one of several questions facing the organization this summer after a successful 44-win season and an appearance in the second round of the NBA playoffs. Published May 16, 2014

  • Veteran forward David West settles Indiana, helps eliminate Wizards

    By Brian McNally - The Washington Times

    Published May 16, 2014

  • First taste of playoffs an eye-opening experience for Wall, Beal

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    "The intensity level is more than it's ever been during the regular season," Wall said. "You're playing for something. You're winning, trying to get a championship or go to the Finals, at least. Regular season, you're just playing." Published May 15, 2014

  • For John Wall, belief makes the difference in critical game

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    Dejected, despondent and needing to be shaken from his deep depression, Wall turned to Randy Wittman following the Washington Wizards' shootaround Tuesday morning and confided in his coach a secret Wittman never wanted to hear. "I'm frustrated," Wall told him. "I don't know how to get out of this slump. I don't know what to do." Published May 14, 2014

  • NBA playoffs: LeBron James scores 49 in Heat win; Blazers stay alive

    By Associated Press

    James was 16 of 24 from the field and 14 of 19 from the free throw line in matching the 49 points he scored for Cleveland against Orlando in the 2009 Eastern Conference finals. Published May 13, 2014

  • Wizards' old guys have proven their worth in playoffs

    By Zac Boyer - The Washington Times

    As Drew Gooden made his presence known in the paint, Al Harrington made shot after shot and fans chanted Andre Miller's name before stepping to the line for a pair of free throws, one thing was clear Sunday in the Washington Wizards' Game 4 second-round loss to the Indiana Pacers: The old guys still have it. Published May 13, 2014

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