Wizards start West Coast swing in Portland
After a pair of games to open the season at home, Washington hit the road west to start a five-game, 10-day road trip that starts Monday night in Portland.
Wizards battle back, fall to Raptors in D.C.
There’s no reason for the Wizards to be pushing the panic button after just two games, but there’s also no question they wanted more in a pair of home games before heading on a long West Coast road trip. Still without offseason acquisition Dwight Howard (back), Washington struggled to control the paint on their floor Saturday, falling 113-117 to the Raptors at Capital One Arena.
Wizards host Raptors in Saturday night showdown
The Wizards will resume play on Saturday when they take on the revamped Raptors at home at 7:00pm. Toronto, now with Kawhi Leonard and minus DeMar DeRozan, is coming off a 113-101 win over the Celtics on Friday night, while the Wizards will look for their first win after losing on a last second shot on Thursday to the Heat, 113-112. Leonard, however, will not play due to rest on a back-to-back. Game Info
Wizards drop season opener to visiting Heat
The Wizards’ season opener came down to the wire, with the team ultimately falling 113-112 to the visiting Miami Heat in dramatic fashion.
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Wizards tip off 2018-19 season vs. Heat
The 2018-19 season has officially arrived for the Washington Wizards. On Thursday night, the Wizards host the Heat to open up the new season. John Wall and Bradley Beal lead Washington against a Miami team that always plays hard. The Wizards bring back most of their core from a year ago, with notable additions Dwight Howard, Austin Rivers, and Jeff Green. On the other side, the Heat have just about the exact same roster as a year ago, despite some injuries.