Dec. 25 — Start of regular season. Feb
When right-hander Jake Arrieta returns to Triple-A Norfolk, he will do so in a starting role with the Tides – for now.
Everybody do the John Wall
The Washington Wizards will conjure images of the franchise’s more successful past this season with a new, retro, red-white-and-blue motif. The uniforms will feature horizontal stripes , a “dc” logo with a touch reminiscent of the hands that formed the “l’s” in Bullets jerseys, and even a little basketball
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies have swapped guard Greivis Vasquez to the New Orleans Hornets for guard/forward Quincy Pondexter in a move designed to boost their depth with Darrell Arthur out for the season
MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Grizzlies have signed forward Dante Cunningham after the Charlotte Bobcats declined to match Memphis’ offer to the restricted free agent.
TORONTO — The Toronto Raptors will play in camouflage jerseys in four games this upcoming season to honor Canada’s military. The Raptors announced Wednesday that they would debut alternate jerseys with a green camo background on March 21 when they host the Chicago Bulls on the team’s annual Canadian Forces night. Read full article > >
The Washington Wizards’ season begins Monday, the day after Christmas.
Last week, Slate posted an interesting piece debunking the stories that are already appearing about the supposedly disastrous effect the NBA lockout could have on local economies in NBA cities.
When the Wizards introduced their retro-flavored red-white-and-blue uniforms, many fans assumed (or hoped, anyhow) that this was the first step in an eventual move toward the Bullets, or at least away from the Wizards. Well, put away those dreams, Bullet lovers.
LAS VEGAS — John Wall blazed up the court and drew two defenders before looking over his left shoulder to see Rashard Lewis trailing him. Wall stopped, tossed the ball skyward and Lewis soared to the rim to catch it and dunk with two hands.
LAS VEGAS — When the NBA last locked out its players in 1998, Rashard Lewis was a teenager living in his mother’s house. He didn’t know what it meant to miss NBA checks because the Seattle SuperSonics had yet to pay him after selecting him in the second round. But Lewis has much more to lose during this lockout, with a salary that would make him the second-highest paid player in the league next season at $22 million.