NBA Draft 2012: Undrafted Hollis Thompson Signs With Oklahoma City

The former Georgetown Hoya has latched on with the defending Western Conference Champions.

  • Live
73 Total Updates since April 30, 2012
  • Important 8
  • Updates 58
  • Articles 15
  • All Updates 73

LIVE VIDEO: Wizards Introduce Bradley Beal

In case you missed it, the Wizards drafted wingman Bradley Beal from the University of Florida with the third overall pick in Thursday night's NBA Draft. Beal is expected to fill a gaping void in a team that struggled on offense over the 2011-12 season, and he's expected to work well together with star point guard John Wall.

The Wizards will officially introduce Beal to D.C.'s basketball faithful at a press conference which is set to get underway at 2 p.m. at the Verizon Center. CSN Washington was kind enough to provide us with the live video of that press conference, and we've got it all set up below.

Catch up on everything you need to know about the Wizards draft, scan our NBA Draft 2012 StoryStream. For more fan reaction, visit our Wizards blog, Bullets Forever. For more on the Draft, as well as for the latest news and notes from around the Association, check out SB Nation's NBA hub.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Continue

NBA Draft 2012: Wizards Select Bradley Beal With No. 3 Pick

The Washington Wizards have filled their hole at shooting guard, drafting Bradley Beal out of the University of Florida with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft. The Wizards traded for Trevor Ariza and Emeka Okefor in the week before the draft, leading to speculation that the Wizards would select Beal to occupy their obvious missing two-guard spot.

Beal was picked after Kentucky stars Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist, and his selection made history. This is the first time in the history of the NBA Draft that the first three picks have all been college freshmen. Beal is a great athlete and a very good outside shooter for his age, but will have to work on his finishing at the rim and his defense to become an elite player at the NBA level.

Here's what Bullets Forever had to say about Beal before the draft.

[He will] immediately become the best three-point shooter on a long-term deal. Currently, Cartier Martin is the only Wizard with an above average three point shot, and the organization has shown no signs of making him a part of its long-term plans yet. With athletic finishers like Nene, Jan Vesely, Trevor Booker and Kevin Seraphin rolling to the basket and Wall constantly slashing to the hoop, the Wizards' spacing is very poor and they lack anyone who can regularly make teams pay for playing a zone or sagging into the paint.

For more on the Washington Wizards and their draft pick, be sure to check out SB Nation's Wizards blog Bullets Forever. For lots more on the 2012 NBA draft, please stay tuned toSB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

Continue

Chain Reactions: Drafting a Plan for the Wizards Draft And The Deal That Got Done

This week's "Chain Reactions" reveals the Wizards draft night plan for the No. 3 pick and looks closer at their predraft deal.

Continue

NBA Draft 2012: Time, TV Schedule, Results, Grades And More

The 2012 NBA draft gets underway on Thursday night and the Washington Wizards will finally know who they will add to their roster. The Wizards are set to select a player with the No. 3 overall pick, barring a trade. The Wizards have been linked to several trade rumors, but nothing has been set in motion just yet.

There are a few players the Wizards have been linked to with the No. 3 overall pick, namely guard Bradley Beal out of Florida, but it remains to be seen if he'll even be available third overall.

The draft will begin on Thursday, June 28, at 7 p.m. ET and will be televised on ESPN. Complete draft analysis will begin at 5:30 p.m. ET on NBA TV.

For more on the Washington Wizards and their draft pick, be sure to check out SB Nation's Wizards blog Bullets Forever. For lots more on the 2012 NBA draft, please stay tuned to SB Nation's dedicated NBA hub.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Continue

Wizards Trade Rashard Lewis And No. 46 Draft Pick To New Orleans For Trevor Ariza And Emeka Okafor

The Washington Wizards traded forward Rashard Lewis and the No. 46 overall draft pick to the New Orleans Hornets for forwards Trevor Ariza and Emeka Okafor.

Continue
X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Join SB Nation DC

You must be a member of SB Nation DC to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation DC. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.