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More and more NBA teams are planning to play "Small Ball" as a way to speed up the game and create mismatches as bigger/slower defenders try to stop smaller/quicker players on offense.
The Oubres fled New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina hit the city in 2005, looking for a place to call home. In 2015, Kelly Oubre Jr. landed in D.C. as a first-round draft choice.
Wizards could go local in 2016 draft
Given the Wizards' aging front line that lacks depth, Maryland's Diamond Stone would be a nice long-term fit down the road in Washington. Several teams think Stone is worth a top-10 pick in 2016, according to Chad Ford. Mock Draft 1.0 (Insider)
Kevin Durant is set to become a free agent in 2016, so every road game will bring questions about his plans moving forward. Most experts believe Durant will re-sign with the Oklahoma City Thunder or move back home and play for the Washington Wizards.
The Washington Wizards own the rights to 6-7 combo guard Tomas Satoransky, the 32nd selection in the 2012 NBA draft. Satoransky, a native from the Czech Republic, expects to sign with the Wizards in 2016.
This is a new era in the NBA as a bunch of teams play "small-ball" at times as a way to speed up the game and create mismatches where slower defenders have to take on quicker players.
Starting point guard John Wall is clearly the leader of the Washington Wizards as he called on players to assemble for workouts in Los Angeles this week and most of them showed up.
Not the capital of uniform nation
The Nation's Capital is struggling mightily in the uniform department. The Wizards' stripes are a lone bright spot on an otherwise bleak set of jerseys. Uni Watch: Best-dressed cities
The Washington Wizards have played preseason games in Baltimore the last two years to help their brand improve in the area, but this year the schedule doesn't have them traveling to the city.
Are the Wizards worse than last year?
The Summer Forecast sees the Wizards with another 46-win finish, but there are several reasons why a repeat performance will be too tough for Washington to muster. Summer Forecast hits and misses (Insider)
Do you agree with where our ESPN Forecast panel sees the Wizards in the East standings next season? Chime in with #ESPNForecast on Twitter.
Summer Forecast is back! How will the Eastern Conference standings shake out in 2015-16? Our ESPN Forecast panel unveils its early projections.
Wall: I probably won't make Rio team
Said Wizards star John Wall at team USA practice: "Chris Paul has already won one [Olympic gold medal]. Steph Curry had an amazing last year and just won the World Cup. Kyrie [Irving] just won the World Cup. Russell [Westbrook] will probably be on the team. They'll use him as a 2-guard. So, I probably won't make it." (via Comcast SportsNet Washington) 'Just being honest'
In estimating whether or not he thinks he'll be selected to USA Basketball's 2016 team for the Rio Olympics, Wizards point guard John Wall says, "I probably won't make it."
Wizards guard Bradley Beal feels the team's future use of virtual reality technology will help his game.
Wizards guard Martell Webster hopes a busy summer in the gym will make him busier next season.
Wizards competing for roster spots
Can John Wall prove to the coaching staff that he deserves a backup point guard role for Team USA? Bradley Beal is a long shot for the 2016 roster, but Kevin Pelton expects him to have a better roster opportunity in the 2018 World Cup. Team USA candidates (Insider)
How will Wizards fans greet Durant?
Kevin Durant's only trip to his hometown of Washington, D.C. falls on Nov. 10. It's a contract year for Durant, so Wizards fans may make him feel at home. Young: Best games of 2015-16
Washington Wizards starting point guard John Wall is one of 34 NBA players who attended the Team USA mini-camp in Las Vegas this week. USA Basketball will run a scrimmage on Thursday night and Wall, along with a bunch of the top stars, won't play in the game.
The schedule is out! Here's a closer look at the Wizards' key games and more.
Jazz interested in Wizards' Temple?
Utah reportedly has not contacted Washington about guard Garrett Temple as the Jazz seek a replacement for the injured Dante Exum. Of course, the Wizards might not want to part with him. NBA rumors roundup
When Washington Wizards starting center Marcin Gortat was a rookie with the Orlando Magic, he had number 13. After being forced to take a new number, 4, with the trade to the Phoenix Suns in 2010, Gortat has kept the number.
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