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Wizards Insider: July 18, 2010 - July 24, 2010

JaVale McGee holding on, Kevin Seraphin gets cut

Don't leave me out just yet. (REUTERS/Laura Rauch) When I spoke to JaVale McGee earlier this week, I joked with him that he might have to find a home in Las Vegas, since he always ends up spending more than time there than he plans each summer. "No, no,...

By Michael Lee  |  July 24, 2010; 5:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (102)
Categories:  JaVale McGee , Kevin Seraphin  
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Kirk Hinrich to get introduced on Monday

The Wizards will finally introduce Kirk Hinrich on Monday, more than a month after they agreed with Chicago to acquire the veteran combo guard and about three weeks after the deal was completed. I'm on my way. (Photo by Nick Laham/Getty Images) At the time the trade was made on...

By Michael Lee  |  July 23, 2010; 6:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (112)
Categories:  Add category , Kirk Hinrich  
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John Wall's summer league highlights

By Michael Lee  |  July 23, 2010; 10:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (78)
Categories:  John Wall  
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Despite foot injury, Andray Blatche focused on his physique

It may have been a little troubling to see Andray Blatche walking through the hallways at Verizon Center two weeks ago with the assistance of crutches and a huge protective boot on his foot. But as Blatche watched his teammates preparing for summer league and joked with John Wall during...

By Michael Lee  |  July 22, 2010; 12:56 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (115)
Categories:  Andray Blatche  
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Juwan Howard signs with Miami -- and gets to stay

Oh yeah. Just give me 14 years. (AFP Photo/Roberto Schmidt) It took 14 years, 7 teams, 2 repeat pit stops, 4 trades, 3 free agent signings, 1 buyout and 1 outright release, but Juwan Howard has finally found his way back to Miami. The union brings full circle the...

By Michael Lee  |  July 21, 2010; 8:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (210)
 
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Reports: Wizards vice president Tommy Sheppard passed over for Hornets job

Multiple news outlets are reporting that that the New Orleans Hornets and Dell Demps reached an agreement in principle late Tuesday night for Demps to become the next general manager. Wizards vice president of basketball administration Tommy Sheppard was among a handful of candidates who interviewed with Hornets president Hugh...

By Michael Lee  |  July 21, 2010; 12:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Ted Leonsis makes 'Monumental' changes

Yesterday, business writer Thomas Heath outlined some changes taking place at Ted Leonsis's Monumental Sports and Entertainment empire. Among many announcments: Greg Bibb will serve as executive vice president for basketball business operations for the combined Wizards/Mystics organization. Sponsorship sales will be led by John Greeley. One surprise is that...

By Alexa Steele  |  July 20, 2010; 1:37 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (76)
 
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John Wall discusses summer league performance

John Wall discusses his summer league performance for the Washington Wizards.

By Michael Lee  |  July 20, 2010; 12:34 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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JaVale McGee added to Team USA trials

What happens in Vegas has a way of keeping JaVale McGee in Vegas. For the second consecutive year, McGee amazed fans at Thomas & Mack Arena with his incredible athleticism and awe-inspiring dunks, and cashed in his impressive summer league performance for an invitation to USA Men's National team training...

By Michael Lee  |  July 19, 2010; 3:21 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (75)
Categories:  JaVale McGee , John Wall  
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Looking back at Wizards summer league

Did you like what you saw? (NBAE/Getty Images) You never want to get overly excited about summer league -- with its wide open, get-yours, empty-calorie style of basketball -- but the Wizards certainly have little to feel discouraged about after returning from Las Vegas with a 4-1 record. They...

By Michael Lee  |  July 19, 2010; 1:12 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (82)
Categories:  JaVale McGee , John Wall  | Tags: John Wall, washington wizards  
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