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2019 Schedule
32-50, 4th in Southeast
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Japan hails Hachimura pick as new era for sport

Japanese basketball officials, fans and media hailed the selection of Rui Hachimura in the NBA draft, saying the move will usher in a new era for the sport in Japan.


Hachimura 1st Japanese player taken in 1st round

Rui Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft, taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding Washington Wizards on Thursday night.

Hachimura is a physical specimen with a shredded frame (11:40)
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11dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Wizards preparing prolific offer to Ujiri

The Wizards are preparing to offer Raptors president of basketball operations Masai Ujiri a deal that could approach $10 million annually and give him the opportunity for ownership equity, league sources tell ESPN.

NBA draft profile: Rui Hachimura (0:49)
NBA draft profile: Admiral Schofield (0:32)
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35dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Nuggets' Connelly turns down Wizards

Tim Connelly, the Nuggets' president of basketball operations, has turned down an offer to run the Wizards' front office, league sources told ESPN.

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38dAdrian Wojnarowski

Sources: Wizards to meet with Nuggets' Connelly

The Nuggets will allow president Tim Connelly, who was among the top candidates for Executive of the Year, to meet with the Wizards for their president of basketball operations job, sources told ESPN.

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The Washington Wizards have been granted permission to discuss the franchise's President of Basketball Operations job with Denver Nuggets president Tim Connelly, league sources tell ESPN.

Suns fall out of Top 4 in draft (2:33)
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Silver wants half of new NBA refs to be women

NBA commissioner Adam Silver, noting that two of the past five referees added to the NBA ranks from the G League were women, says he wants half of all new game officials joining the league to be women and would like to see teams hire female coaches.

This Just In  

Dwight Howard has exercised his $5.6 million player option for next season with Washington according to sources

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270dJordan Schultz

The 10 Vegas over/unders that defined the NBA season

The Bucks flew past their projected win total, while LeBron and the Lakers failed to meet expectations. Here are the 10 over/under results furthest from Vegas' preseason expectations.


Beal averages 25-5-5 for season, Wiz lose 116-10 to Celtics

Bradley Beal became the first player in Washington Wizards franchise history to average at least 25 points, five rebounds and five assists for a season, reaching the numbers he needed in a 116-110 loss to the playoff-bound Boston Celtics in a finale...

Satoransky flies for huge slam (0:20)
Beal throws down sick dunk after spin (0:27)
Hezonja tosses it up for Knox to slam it down (0:18)
Robinson throws down massive tomahawk dunk off alley-oop (0:15)

Team Stats

Points Per Game114.010th
Rebounds Per Game42.427th
Assists Per Game26.36th
Points Allowed116.929th

Team History