Report: Bradley Beal considering pre-draft trade request

The Washington Wizards and teams considering him are waiting on Bradley Beal By Johnny Askounis at eurohoops.net / info@eurohoops.net Bradley Beal has already been linked with several NBA teams looking to land an offensive powerhouse for the 2021-22 season. He is considering requesting a trade from the Washington Wizards prior to Thursday’s draft, according to Bleacher Report. Beal, 28, is on contract for the next season and holds a player option for the 2022-23 season. He has been expected to make a decision regarding his offseason intentions and seems to have gone back and…

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Russell Westbrook back in lineup against Spurs

The Washington Wizards announced that guard Russell Westbrook will play Sunday evening against the San Antonio Spurs. Westbrook had missed the last week plus with a left quad injury. Westbrook has played in eight games for the Wiz, averaging 19.3 points, 9.7 rebounds and 11.3 assists.

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Wizards center Thomas Bryant lost for the season with torn ACL

A season that had stumbled out of the blocks for the Washington Wizards got another kick in the keyster. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Wizards center Thomas Bryant has suffered a torn ACL and will miss the remainder of the season. This season Bryant was averaging 14.3 points and 6.3 rebounds in 27.1 minutes per contest in starting all ten of the team’s games. At only 23, the hope for both Bryant and the Wizards is that time is on his side and he can make a full recovery and…

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Woj details recent Houston-Washington trade

Check out this clip from Get Up where Adrian Wojnarowski speaks with that clown Mike Greenberg outlining the Westbrook-for-Wall trade. Of particular note is that apparently James Harden preferred Wall to Westbrook.

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Russell Westbrook traded to Washington for John Wall and first rounder

From Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN: The Washington Wizards and Houston Rocketshave agreed to trade two disgruntled star point guards, John Wall and Russell Westbrook, in a blockbuster deal, sources told ESPN. The Wizards are sending Wall and a lottery-protected 2023 first-round pick to the Rockets for Westbrook in a deal that both players wanted and had been simmering for weeks, sources said. Discussions had been stalled since mid-October, sources said, until the two general managers, Washington’s Tommy Sheppard and Houston’s Rafael Stone, decided to get on the phone Tuesday afternoon. They worked out a deal within…

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John Wall wants out of Washington, talks of Westbrook swap

from Sam Quinn of cbssports.com: Russell Westbrook may want out of Houston, but his enormous contract has made finding a trade destination difficult. John Wall is in a similar situation. According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, he too wants a trade, but money makes finding one difficult. Both are owed $132.6 million over the next three seasons. They are both poor shooters that appear past their prime from an age and health standpoint. Unsurprisingly, few teams appear interested in taking on that much money for either player, so according to Charania, the Wizards and Rockets are discussing one with…

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Wes Unseld passes away at 74

The year 2020 has claimed another basketball luminary. NBA Hall of Famer and Washington Bullets (for those who are ignorant to this bit of history, the Bullets are now the Wizards) legend Wes Unseld died Tuesday morning. In a statement released by the family Tuesday, it was indicated that Mr. Unseld had lengthy health issues, with the most recent being pneumonia. He was taken number 2 overall in the 1968 NBA Draft by the Baltimore Bullets, right after future teammate Elvin Hayes. He would be come only the second player,…

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John Wall dunking in workout

John Wall will more than likely not suit up for the Washington Wizards this season as he continues to recover from a torn Achilles’ tendon. The recovery seems to be progressing fairly well , as Wall threw down a dunk in a pregame workout in Boston. Hopefully this is a sign that Wall will be able to return close to form, but continued stretches of good health have been hard to come by for Wall over the last 2 seasons, he has played in only 73 games.

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