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2018 Schedule
49-33, 1st in Southeast
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Wall shows off elite passing skills with a football (0:16)
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Sloan signs deal with Wizards

The Washington Wizards have agreed to sign guard Donald Sloan to a one-year deal, according to The Vertical. The 29-year-old appeared in 61 games with the Brooklyn Nets in 2015-16 and averaged 7.0 points and 4.4 assists.

Jacob Wolf ESPN Staff Writer 

Washington Wizards, Mystics and Capitals ownership Monumental Sports & Entertainment have hired Grant Paranjape as their new director of esports, the group announced on Monday. Paranjape is formerly the business development lead at esports team Splyce. Monumental Sports & Entertainment currently hold stake in esports organization Team Liquid and will also launch a team for the NBA 2K League in 2018.

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Wizards' complete 2017-18 regular-season schedule

The Wizards will begin the season at home for the first time since 2011, hosting the 76ers on Wednesday, Oct. 18. The defending champion Warriors will visit Capital One Arena on Wednesday, Feb. 28.

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Summer Forecast: Eastern Conference champs for 2017-18

The East might be as wide open as ever, and the Wizards are one of the top teams in the mix. For now, their path to contention is banking on the continued development of their young pieces.

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Tune in for Opening Week

The NBA's more player-friendly 2017-18 schedule will begin in mid-October. Tune in to catch some of the best opening week matchups on ESPN/WatchESPN.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

The NBA notes that Boston's 1964 Christmas Day game was part of a doubleheader in New York. That would make this year's Christmas visit from the Wizards the first ever Christmas game in Boston. Red Auerbach famously preferred Christmas road games so that Garden staffers didn't have to work the holiday.

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Christmas Day schedule revealed

ESPN's annual marathon is once again filled with juicy matchups, including a rematch of the last three NBA Finals, a key Eastern Conference showdown and a battle of last season's top two MVP candidates.

Chris Forsberg ESPN Staff Writer 

For the first -- and only -- time since 1964, the Boston Celtics will be home on Christmas when they host the Washington Wizards at 5:30 p.m. Boston also tips off the 2017-18 season by visiting the Cleveland Cavaliers on Oct. 17.

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Warriors-Cavs tops NBA's Christmas presence

The Warriors and Cavs highlight a Christmas slate that includes the Rockets, Thunder, Celtics, Wizards, 76ers, Knicks, Timberwolves and Lakers.

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Does Wall have what it takes to lead Washington to a title? (0:53)
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Wall nutmegs defender then buries jumper (0:18)
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20dKevin Pelton

Offseason grades: Washington Wizards

Stop me if you've heard this before, but the Wizards were constrained by the luxury tax this summer. That kept them from doing much more than matching the Nets' offer sheet to Otto Porter Jr.

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Free-agent guard Jennings heading to China

After splitting the 2016-17 season between the Knicks and Wizards, guard Brandon Jennings will play for China Shanxi next year on a one-year deal.

Marc J. Spears The Undefeated 

NBA free agent guard Brandon Jennings tells The Undefeated he has accepted a one-year, $1.5 million deal to play for China Shanxi. Jennings hopes to return to the NBA after his season in China concludes.

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Five worst deals of NBA free agency

Which teams got the worst bang for their buck this summer? We look at five new contracts through advanced stats.

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Wall making sensible move with contract extension (1:52)
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Wall deal inevitable (1:13)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Last season, John Wall became the second player in NBA history to average at least 25 points and 10 assists while playing at least 10 games in a single playoff season. The other was Russell Westbrook, who posted averages of 26.0 points and 11.0 assists in 18 games during the 2016 postseason.

Team Stats

Points Per Game109.25th
Rebounds Per Game42.922nd
Assists Per Game23.96th
Points Allowed107.421st

Team History

YEARWLPCT
2016-174933.598
2015-164141.500
2014-154636.561
2013-144438.537
2012-132953.354

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