WASHINGTON (AP) — Wes Unseld Jr.’s path to this point was a bit different than his father’s. The elder Unseld led Washington to an NBA title as a player before later taking over as coach. Unseld Jr. had a more modest playing career, but his experience as an assistant with multiple teams helped him earn […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Jonquel Jones scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds in her return from the EuroBasket tournament, and the Connecticut Sun beat the short-handed Washington Mystics 90-71 on Tuesday night. Jones, who recently got back from Spain, had to pass multiple COVID-19 tests before playing the Mystics. She got going early, collecting a […]
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Darryl Morsell, the 2021 Big Ten defensive player of the year, is transferring from Maryland to Marquette for his final season of eligibility. Morsell tweeted a picture of himself in a Marquette uniform alongside the word “Committed.” Marquette announced later Monday that it had added Morsell. “We are extremely excited about Darryl […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scott Brooks is out as coach of the Washington Wizards, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person spoke to The Associated Press Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team hadn’t publicly announced the decision. Brooks and the team were unable to come to an agreement on a […]
With Hall of Famer Jen Rizzotti now President of the Connecticut Sun, the pressure is on for Caroline McCombs to return George Washington University to their winning ways.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tina Charles scored 31 points and the Washington Mystics held off the Minnesota Lynx for an 85-81 win on Tuesday night. Charles had four points in the final minute for the Mystics (3-5), a wide-open layup off a midcourt inbounds play at 22.3 seconds and a pair of free throws with 6.4 […]
Following a massive roster turnover, George Washington looks to return to winning basketball for the first time in four seasons.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After the Philadelphia 76ers lost NBA MVP finalist Joel Embiid to a sore right knee late in the first quarter Monday night, they lost their Game 4 lead — and their chance at the franchise’s first playoff sweep in 36 years. Bradley Beal’s 27 points, Russell Westbrook’s 12th career playoff triple-double and […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia center Joel Embiid headed to the locker room late in the first quarter of Game 4 of the 76ers’ Eastern Conference playoff series against the Washington Wizards after taking a hard fall and landing on his backside Monday night. Embiid did not appear at all in the second quarter, which ended […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joel Embiid shook off the jeers from a missed dunk and made sure he did not miss his next attempt. After throwing the ball down through the rim, he cupped his hands to his ears to encourage the crowd. Some booed. Many 76ers fans chanted “M-V-P! “M-V-P!” in Embiid’s direction. After another […]