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Oct 24

The Morning After: 6 takeaways from Denver Nuggets’ loss to Washington Wizards

The Denver Nuggets fell to the Washington Wizards 109-104 Monday night at the Pepsi Center, dropping their record to 1-2 in the early season. It was a contest with a controversial technical called on Nikola Jokic and a boatload of turnovers for Denver.

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Oct 24

Denver Nuggets can’t overcome turnovers, fall to Washington Wizards

Denver gave possession away 24 times against the Washington Wizards, ultimately dooming the Nuggets in a 109-104 loss Monday night at the Pepsi Center.

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Oct 12

Former CSU star Jason Smith shot lights out against Miami, and it may have earned him an opening-night start

This preseason, Jason Smith has started more games as the Washington Wizards power forward than any of his teammates. The only deviation occurred Sunday when Otto Porter Jr. started at the four alongside Kelly Oubre Jr., and played limited minutes against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Mike Scott, who was signed over the summer as a backup stretch-four, has played in every exhibition game but always behind the starters.

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Sep 26

The door to NBA superstardom is open. Is this the season John Wall pushes through?

Sixty seconds into the first answer to the first question of this Wizards season, Scott Brooks managed to place his point guard in the MVP discussion. Don’t worry: The Finals MVP talk won’t come until day two.

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Jul 13

Wizards match Nets’ $106 million offer sheet to keep Otto Porter

The Washington Wizards matched the Brooklyn Nets’ $106 million, four-year offer sheet to keep forward Otto Porter, making him the team’s highest paid player.

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Jul 05

Grading the NBA free agency deals, trades 2017: Warriors, Kevin Durant get an A+

Free agency began at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, and players and their agents started looking for big paydays, while teams will hope to spend less. That tug-of-war will dominate discussions in the coming weeks.

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Jul 05

Otto Porter’s free agency prospects have dimmed. Will the Nets offer the max?

The Sacramento Kings agreed to a pair of deals Tuesday, inking George Hill and Zach Randolph to multiyear contracts. Those deals, while happening roughly 3,000 miles away, were of great interest to the Washington Wizards and their restricted free agent small forward, Otto Porter.

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Jun 30

Top 50 NBA free agents: Kevin Durant, Stephen Curry, then lots of chaos

Last summer’s NBA spending spree should be followed by an offseason dominated by belt-tightening.

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Apr 23

Wizards stumble from the start, fall to Atlanta, 116-98, in Game 3

The gloomy faces on the Washington Wizards’ sideline told the story.

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Apr 20

Bradley Beal, John Wall score 20 of last 21 for Wizards to beat Hawks

Through the first three quarters of Game 2 of the Washington Wizards’ opening playoff series, Bradley Beal made only 6 of 18 shots. And that came after shooting just 9 for 21 in Game 1.

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Jan 31

The Sports Update: Rockets vs. Wizards

The Chronicle’s Jonathan Feigen discusses the Rockets’ tough loss to the Wizards at Toyota Center on Saturday night.

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Jan 31

J.B. Bickerstaff expresses frustration with referees after Rockets’ loss to Wizards

Rockets interim coach J.B. Bickerstaff said all he could to make his case that Dwight Howard is routinely treated unfairly, citing “dirty” play by opponents and officials that officiate him differently than other players. He also said it is far from the first time the Rockets have made their position clear to the NBA.

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Jan 31

Rockets unable to take game from Wizards with final shots

The Rockets had finally gotten the stop and the chance they needed. In a game in which neither team could stop the other enough to pull away, the Rockets had 8.4 seconds and the ball.

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Jan 31

Rockets’ Clint Capela in against Wizards despite injury in Friday’s game

Rockets center Clint Capela left Chesapeake Energy Arena limping badly on Friday with a bruised thigh after trying to draw a charge on Thunder forward Kevin Durant. He had been listed as questionable to play on Saturday, but was cleared before the game.

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