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Wizards Insider: July 11, 2010 - July 17, 2010

Shaun Livingston agrees to terms with Charlotte

After using a two-month respite in Washington to revitalize his once-promising career, Shaun Livingston has found a new home in Charlotte. The 6-foot-7 point guard, who bounced back from a career-threatening knee injury three years ago, agreed to a three-year deal with the Bobcats worth $10.5 million, according to a...

By Michael Lee  |  July 14, 2010; 7:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (458)
 
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Bog: Why John Wall skipped the ESPYs

Dan Steinberg is covering the rest of the Wizards' summer league season in Las Vegas. This afternoon he attended a scrimmage between the Wizards and the Portland Trailblazers, where John Wall explained why he changed his mind about attending tonight's ESPY Awards. "Basically I don't want to miss practice or...

By Alexa Steele  |  July 14, 2010; 5:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
 
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Video: Prisbell, Wang discuss John Wall

By Alexa Steele  |  July 14, 2010; 2:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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John Wall cancels ESPY appearance

In a last-second change of heart, John Wall has elected to stay in Las Vegas and will decline his invitation to Los Angeles to make an appearance at the ESPY Awards. His adviser and business manager, Brian Clifton, informed the team that this week is about the Wizards and getting...

By Michael Lee  |  July 14, 2010; 1:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (60)
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John Wall heading to Los Angeles for the ESPYs [updated]

Update, 1:20 p.m.: John Wall will not be attending the ESPYs due to unexpected scheduling conflicts. We'll have more on Wizards Insider soon. The Wizards won't play again until Thursday, but that doesn't mean that John Wall will sit still until then. The team held a meeting on Tuesday and...

By Michael Lee  |  July 14, 2010; 8:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
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Adam Morrison thinks Washington could be "a great place" to play

See, Kobe. If I was out there, I would've... (Reuters) Adam Morrison has the look of someone who has been lost on a deserted island. His bangs cover his forehead and connect with his eyebrows in the front, and his hair extends to his shoulders in the back. His...

By Michael Lee  |  July 13, 2010; 9:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (63)
 
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John Wall gets double-double in second summer league game

Slow down, John. Let me catch up to you. (NBAE/Getty Images) He was heckled, his head hit the hardwood so hard that he lay on the ground still for several seconds before sitting up with the help of a team trainer. But nothing could keep the smile from repeatedly...

By Michael Lee  |  July 13, 2010; 8:50 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (128)
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Wizards reach agreement with Hilton Armstrong [UPDATED]

One of Hilton Armstrong's least fondest basketball memories came at Verizon Center, where his heavily-favored Connecticut Huskies -- featuring future first-round picks Rudy Gay, Marcus Williams and Armstrong -- got upset by George Mason, 86-84, in the Elite Eight of the 2006 NCAA Tournament. "Why do you have to bring...

By Michael Lee  |  July 12, 2010; 10:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (91)
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Wizards work out Adam Morrision

The Wizards on Monday held a workout in Las Vegas for free agent forward Adam Morrison, the third overall pick of the 2006 NBA draft. According to a source at the Impact Sports facility, Wizards Coach Flip Saunders personally conducted the workout, running Morrison through a series of shooting drills....

By Michael Lee  |  July 12, 2010; 6:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (75)
 
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John Wall discusses summer league debut

By Michael Lee  |  July 12, 2010; 4:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
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Josh Childress gone, Josh Howard open to return

The Wizards lost yet another free agent target on Sunday, when the Phoenix Suns landed Josh Childress in a sign-and-trade deal with the Atlanta Hawks. Childress was the veteran swingman the Wizards perhaps most coveted after watching him in the EuroLeague Final Four in Paris last May. I'm on my...

By Michael Lee  |  July 12, 2010; 2:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (84)
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John Wall overcomes shaky start to finish in full command

Which way should I go? (NBAE/Getty Images) John Wall's summer league debut was mostly predictable and somewhat surprising, with the 19-year-old rookie making hurried mistakes in the early going before settling into a commanding floor general before the buzzer sounded. He made mistakes - some were eye-covering, others were...

By Michael Lee  |  July 12, 2010; 7:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (121)
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John Wall ready for his Wizards debut

It has been nearly four months since John Wall played his last real competitive game. The time since his Kentucky Wildcats were upset by West Virginia in the Elite Eight have been filled with him selecting an agent, Dan Fegan, signing a multi-million dollar shoe contract with Reebok, daily training...

By Michael Lee  |  July 11, 2010; 2:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
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