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  1. Wittman, Grunfeld secured new deals?

    Nick Borges

    Prior to the start of the 2013-14 NBA season, Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis mandated that the team had to make the playoffs. Well, despite plenty of injuries the Wizards have locked up a spot in the post-season. This is good news for head c...

    Blog | April 03, 2014
  2. John Wall signs new contract, wants to lead Washington Wizards to...

    John Wall has a new contract and big hopes down the road for a championship, something Washington hasn't done since 1978.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  3. John Wall of Washington Wizards signs 5-year, $80 million extensi...

    The Wasington Wizards have signed point guard John Wall to a five-year contract extension worth $80 million, the Washington Post reported.

    Story | Conversation | July 31, 2013
  4. Washington Wizards re-sign Martell Webster to 4-year, $22 million...

    The Washington Wizards have re-signed Martell Webster to a four-year, $22 million contract, ESPN.com has confirmed.

    Story | Conversation | July 02, 2013
  5. New CBA forcing teams to get creative

    Craig Custance

    Ted Leonsis was purchasing a cup of soup at Legal Seafood across from the Verizon Center when he was told it wouldn't cost him a penny. The general manager of the restaurant was so grateful for the amount of business Leonsis' sports franchi...

    Blog | February 20, 2013
  6. The new CBA is forcing teams to get creative - NHL

    Craig Custance

    Craig Custance writes that now there is a long-term CBA in place, NHL teams need to find creative ways to generate new revenues.

    Blog | Conversation | February 20, 2013
  7. John Wall nearing debut for Washington Wizards with knee rehabbed...

    John Wall could be making his season debut Saturday for the Washington Wizards after months of rehabbing his injured left knee.

    Story | Conversation | January 08, 2013
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Nick Borges

    Michael Lee of The Washington Post: The Washington Wizards turned down a trade with the Oklahoma City Thunder for James Harden this summer because team owner Ted Leonsis was unwilling to commit to what would have been a roughly $80 million, five-year...

    Blog | December 12, 2012
  9. NBA - To fix the Washington Wizards, Ernie Grunfeld has got to go...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle says in order to fix the Washington Wizards, Ernie Grunfeld's got to go.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2012
  10. Jannero Pargo waived, Shaun Livingston signs with Washington Wiza...

    The winless Washington Wizards waived Jannero Pargo and signed free-agent guard Shaun Livingston on Thursday, bringing back a player they hope can help fill the void until John Wall returns from injury.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2012
  11. Washington Wizards, president Ernie Grunfeld agree to new deal

    The question put to Washington Wizards President Ernie Grunfeld was simple and to the point: Does he feel he deserved a new contract? The Wizards, after all, are wrapping up a fourth consecutive season of far more losses than wins.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2012
  12. Washington Wizards, GM Ernie Grunfeld agree to contract, accordin...

    A person with knowledge of the deal says Ernie Grunfeld and the Washington Wizards have agreed to a contract that will keep him as team president.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2012
  13. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Jason Reid of The Washington Post: Presumably, Washington Wizards owner Ted Leonsis is only getting started. And if so, he'll soon announce even bigger, needed changes. Although Tuesday's firing of beleaguered coach Flip Saunders was inevitable, Leon...

    Blog | January 25, 2012
  14. The Chris Paul trade is an awkward and infuriating lesson in how ...

    Michael Wilbon

    Two days later, how does the Chris Paul trade look? That depends on where you live. But this much is indisputable: It's a lesson for small market teams everywhere.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2011
  15. Repackaging the Wizards

    Henry Abbott

    Since buying the team, Ted Leonsis has talked openly about redesigning the Wizards logo, and returning to the old red, white and blue color scheme of the Bullets days. A new version of the logo may or may not have recently leaked. Meanwhile, th...

    Blog | March 17, 2011
  16. Monday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Ted Leonsis had said he would "Dougie" if his team sold out a game. They sold out a game. But now he says that the Dougie has "jumped the shark" and is not cool enough anymore. So what should he do instead? My advice: Whatever John Wall wants. Look...

    Blog | February 14, 2011