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Wizards Insider Archive: Yi Jianlian

With Rashard Lewis out, Yi Jianlian gets an opportunity

Rashard Lewis left the team this week to get a second opinion in Houston for the right knee that has sidelined him for past two games and kept him ineffective for the past few weeks. Coach Flip Saunders said Lewis was expected to return on Friday but will not be...

By Michael Lee  | March 11, 2011; 3:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
Categories:  Rashard Lewis, Yi Jianlian  
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Wizards could be quiet at trade deadline

The Wizards may not be silent at the trade deadline, but they aren't aggressively looking to make deals, based on some conversations that I've had with front office executives and agents. An Eastern Conference general manager who recently spoke with the Wizards said the team didn't appear open to making...

By Michael Lee  | February 23, 2011; 11:40 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (45)
Categories:  Al Thornton, Andray Blatche, JaVale McGee, John Wall, Josh Howard, Kevin Seraphin, Kirk Hinrich, Nick Young, Rashard Lewis, Trevor Booker, Yi Jianlian  
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Al Thornton is out against Milwaukee

Reserve forward Al Thornton will miss Wednesday's game against the Milwaukee Bucks with a dislocated right middle finger. Thornton sustained the injury while attempting to make a steal on Monday in practice. He popped the finger back in place, but has been limited. What? You need me at the three?...

By Michael Lee  | February 9, 2011; 12:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  Al Thornton, Flip Saunders, Josh Howard, Trevor Booker, Yi Jianlian  
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Nick Young returns to practice after left knee "scare"

Nick Young returned to practice on Tuesday after developing some discomfort in his left knee the day before. Coach Flip Saunders said that Young was able to go through every drill without any complications and should be available when the Wizards host Milwaukee on Wednesday. I'm fine. (Photo by Jonathan...

By Michael Lee  | February 8, 2011; 3:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Andray Blatche, Flip Saunders, Nick Young, Yi Jianlian  
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Wizards dealing with injuries, Josh Howard closer to return

Al Thornton sat out the end of practice after dislocating his right middle finger while trying to go for a steal. Thornton popped his finger back into place and returned to the court shortly after practice with his finger encased in black tape. "It should be fine," Thornton said. Nick...

By Michael Lee  | February 7, 2011; 2:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  Al Thornton, Josh Howard, Nick Young, Yi Jianlian  
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Trevor Booker learning to play small forward

Yi Jianlian sprained his left ankle in the fourth quarter of the Wizards' loss on Saturday to the Atlanta Hawks. Yi landed on John Wall's foot after attempting to block a layup attempt by Hawks reserve forward Damien Wilkins in the fourth quarter. He limped off the floor, went to...

By Michael Lee  | February 6, 2011; 3:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (31)
Categories:  Flip Saunders, Josh Howard, Trevor Booker, Yi Jianlian  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Yi Jianlian has season-best outing in Dallas, Michael Lee , February 1, 2011
Wizards keep fighting...and losing on the road, Michael Lee , February 1, 2011
Open thread: Wizards (6-13) at Lakers (14-6), Michael Lee , December 7, 2010
John Wall, Yi Jianlian likely out against Detroit, Michael Lee , November 20, 2010
John Wall to be a game-time decision, Gene Wang , November 19, 2010
Open thread: Wizards (2-6) vs. Raptors (2-8), Gene Wang , November 16, 2010
Yi vs. Yao never develops, Gene Wang , November 11, 2010
Open thread: Wizards (1-4) vs. Rockets (1-5), Gene Wang , November 10, 2010
Yi Jianlian's injury not serious, source says, Michael Lee , September 6, 2010
Yi Jianlian has rough outing for China, Michael Lee , August 16, 2010
JaVale McGee to get cut again?, Michael Lee , August 14, 2010
Wizards raiding LeBron James's suitors, Michael Lee , June 30, 2010
 
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