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Wizards Insider: April 25, 2010 - May 1, 2010

Dallas Wizards lose in first round

As much as Wizards fans probably hated to see Caron Butler, Brendan Haywood and DeShawn Stevenson and the Dallas Wiz, um, Mavericks get knocked out in the first round on Thursday in San Antonio, the organization might be able to take a sigh of relief this morning. And, Josh Howard...

By Michael Lee  |  April 30, 2010; 1:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (86)
 
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Ted Leonsis steps closer, ex-Wizards step up

Capitals owner Ted Leonsis moved one step closer to owning the Wizards and Verizon Center yesterday, when the Pollin family announced that they had reached a deal to sell its majority share to him. Learn more about Leonsis in this timely profile by Les Carpenter. Columnist Tracee Hamilton also weighed...

By Alexa Steele  |  April 28, 2010; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (166)
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Deal finalized for sale of Wizards (Updated)

From The Post's Breaking News blog: The Abe Pollin family has finalized a deal with Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis to sell him the family's share of the Washington Wizards and Verizon Center, the family announced in a statement today. More details to come. 1:50: The Pollin family has now...

By Alexa Steele  |  April 27, 2010; 1:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (92)
 
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Ex-Wizards get fresh start

In Part 4 of Home and Away, Michael Lee reports that former Wizards Caron Butler, Brendan Haywood and DeShawn Stevenson are enjoying their opportunities in Dallas, even though the Mavericks are on the brink of elimination from the first round of the playoffs. Yesterday, Michael Wilbon's online chat touched on...

By Alexa Steele  |  April 27, 2010; 10:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
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Could Brown's possible exit lead to Wizards front-office shake-up?

Yahoo! Sports NBA writer Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting today that Charlotte's vagabond Coach Larry Brown could again be on the move after leading the Bobcats to their first-ever playoff appearance. Wojnarowski writes, "Brown is angling to take the Philadelphia 76ers' presidency, and has targeted Washington Wizards front office executive Milt...

By Michael Lee  |  April 26, 2010; 7:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
 
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Grant Hill, Kevin Durant making an impact

Morning brew This morning's newspaper includes Part 3 of Home and Away, our series of articles about local players and coaches competing in the NBA playoffs. Today Michael Wilbon points out that Reston's own Grant Hill, at the ripe old age of 37, is still a key player for the...

By Alexa Steele  |  April 26, 2010; 9:55 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
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