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Minnesota Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders dies of cancer's personnel department.Saunders went 654-592 in 17 NBA seasons with the Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons and Washington Wizards. But his best days came in Minnesota, where he nurtured Kevin Garnett from a teenager who jumped straight from...
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Today In Sports History for June 24

...6-7 (7), 7-6 (3), 70-68.2010 - John Wall is selected as the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft by the Washington Wizards, and a record number of Kentucky teammates follow him. Four more Wildcats are among the top 30 selections, making...
Source: Pierce to Clippers on 3-year contract

...Wednesday because no contracts can be finalized until July 9 per NBA rules.Pierce spent this past season with the Washington Wizards, and they wanted him back for a second year. But the lure of going back to Southern California - he went to high...
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Sports On TV for Wednesday, May 13

...Arizona4 p.m., ESPN - N.Y. Mets at Chicago CubsNBA 4 p.m., TNT - Playoffs, conference semifinals, Game 5, Washington Wizards at Atlanta Hawks6:30 p.m., TNT - Playoffs, conference semifinals, Game 5, Memphis Grizzlies at Golden State...
Today in sports history for Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015

...Michael Jordan becomes the fourth player in NBA history to score 30,000 points, reaching the milestone for the Washington Wizards in an 89-83 win over his old team, the Chicago Bulls.2003 - Bode Miller wins his second straight World Cup...
No logic for Heat to tank

...have been lopsided losses to the Houston Rockets, Atlanta Hawks, Los Angeles Clippers, Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards and Memphis Grizzlies that make it clear there almost assuredly will not be a fifth consecutive trip to the NBA...
Horford lifts Hawks over Wiz in final seconds to the basket was blocked by John Wall, giving the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks an 82-81 victory over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night and a 3-2 lead in the Eastern Conference semifinals.Paul Pierce, who made a buzzer-beating...
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Teague leads Hawks past Wizards

...points and 10 rebounds as three of Atlanta's four All-Stars played significant roles to help the Hawks beat the Washington Wizards 106-101 on Monday night and evened their second-round series at two games apiece.Washington's lone All-Star...
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With Wall out due to injury, Hawks beat Wizards to even series

ATLANTA - Shortly before tipoff, the Atlanta Hawks learned that John Wall wouldn't be playing for the Washington Wizards in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.That should have made things a lot easier for top-seeded Atlanta...
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Today In Sports History for Thursday, March 26

...spectacular free skate.2010 - Gilbert Arenas is sentenced to 30 days in a halfway house for bringing guns into the Washington Wizards locker room. District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Robert E. Morin also adds a litany of conditions associated...


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