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Wiz of Awes 22 hours ago

Why the Wizards Re-Signing Bradley Beal was the Right Move

The Washington Wizards and Bradley Beal agreed on a historic contract extension at the start of free agency.  This deal will be for five years for a whopping $251 million. This move has been discussed for well over a year now. There have been talks of the Wizards trading Beal before he leaves, while rumors […] Why the Wizards Re-Signing Bradley Beal was the Right Move - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Wiz of Awes 22 hours ago

Kris Dunn Among Interesting Names that Attended Wizards Summer League Camp

Ahead of the NBA Summer League kicking off, the Washington Wizards recently went thru a short ‘Summer League Minicamp’. The developments from that minicamp, combined with the moves the Wizards made in free agency and on the trade market, make for some interesting notes in the short term. Most of the buzz will naturally center […] Kris Dunn Among Interesting Names that Attended Wizards Summer League Camp - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Wiz of Awes Jul 1, 2022

Wizards Free Agency: Did Washington Overpay for Point Guard Delon Wright?

The point guard position was obviously high on the Wizards needs this offseason. They’ve been aggressive in adding talent to that rotation, first trading for Monte Morris and then signing Delon Wright in free agency. According to reports from Adrian Wojnarowski, the deal for Wright comes in at $16 million over the course of two seasons. […] Wizards Free Agency: Did Washington Overpay for Point Guard Delon Wright? - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Only in Washington do NBA stars get $251 million participation trophies

So why exactly ($251 million) did Bradley Beal ($251 million) decide to stay in D.C. ($251 million)?
Wiz of Awes Jul 1, 2022

Bradley Beal, Wizards both win by agreeing to new contract

It didn’t take long for the Washington Wizards and Bradley Beal to confirm their agreement on a new contract. Shortly after free agency kicked off, the Wizards announced they had a deal in place with their franchise player. pic.twitter.com/11H0BIAedH — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) June 30, 2022 Inevitably, it’s a massive financial commitment by the Wizards […] Bradley Beal, Wizards both win by agreeing to new contract - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Washington Post Jun 30, 2022

Bradley Beal signs five-year max contract with Wizards

The contract will pay him $251 million over five years and cement him as the cornerstone of the franchise that drafted him third overall in 2012.
Wiz of Awes Jun 30, 2022

Predicting Where Wizards 2022 Free Agents will Sign

Like any NBA team, the Washington Wizards have plenty of work to do once NBA Free Agency officially kicks off. They’ve already gotten to work on reshaping their roster, first selecting Johnny Davis in the 2022 NBA Draft and then making a trade for Monte Morris and Will Barton. Before we even reach free agency […] Predicting Where Wizards 2022 Free Agents will Sign - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Washington Post Jun 30, 2022

How Team USA and football prepared Wizards’ Johnny Davis for the NBA

A two-sport high school athlete in La Crosse, Wis., Johnny Davis's physical, defensive game has its roots in football.
Wiz of Awes Jun 29, 2022

Wizards get Sneaky Value in Trade for Morris, Barton

The Washington Wizards have begun the process of addressing their point guard issues, it seems. After taking a combo guard in Johnny Davis out of Wisconsin with their first round draft pick, Washington acted quickly to address their need for a true point guard. According to Shams Charania of The Athletic, The Wizards have agreed to […] Wizards get Sneaky Value in Trade for Morris, Barton - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Washington Post Jun 29, 2022

Wizards trade Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith; land point guard Monte Morris

Morris, 27, is a capable defender on a team-friendly salary who has experience working under Wes Unseld Jr. in Denver. The Wizards also acquired Will Barton.
Wiz of Awes Jun 26, 2022

What Does the Future Hold for Bradley Beal After the Draft?

The NBA Draft has ended and the Washington Wizards went with Johnny Davis out of Wisconsin at the number 10 overall pick. There were tons of rumors leading up to draft night, but drafting the young guard was the move they decided to go with in the end. Now comes the most important part of […] What Does the Future Hold for Bradley Beal After the Draft? - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Wiz of Awes Jun 25, 2022

Draft Analysis: Wizards pick Johnny Davis at #10, Yannick Nzosa at #54

The NBA draft came to a close yesterday, with surprise picks like Paolo Banchero going #1 overall to the Orlando Magic and Keegan Murray being selected at #4 instead of Purdue’s Jaden Ivey. The Washington Wizards had two picks in the draft, at #10 and #54. There was talk that Washington would be involving its […] Draft Analysis: Wizards pick Johnny Davis at #10, Yannick Nzosa at #54 - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Wiz of Awes Jun 24, 2022

What are the Washington Wizards Doing?

The day after the NBA Draft should be one full of hope for struggling and mediocre teams—but that was not the case for Washington Wizards fans as the sun rose on Friday, June 24th. Another season of underwhelming results has bled into another draft with underwhelming results. With the 10th pick in the draft, the […] What are the Washington Wizards Doing? - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Wiz of Awes Jun 24, 2022

Washington Wizards Select Johnny Davis in 2022 NBA Draft

The Washington Wizards ultimately kept their pick in the 2022 NBA Draft. They used it to select Johnny Davis, the combo guard out of Wisconsin that broke out in his second year playing for the Badgers. Davis went from averaging seven points per game as a freshman to averaging 19.7 as a sophomore. He sealed […] Washington Wizards Select Johnny Davis in 2022 NBA Draft - Wiz of Awes - Wiz of Awes - A Washington Wizards Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Washington Post Jun 23, 2022

Drafting attitude and position need, Wizards land Johnny Davis at No. 10

Johnny Davis, the reigning Big Ten player of the year, has a high basketball IQ and can play either guard position -- or even small forward.

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