NBA Basketball

Washington Wizards (32-50)


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vs. SA 
L 112-129
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@ NY 
L 110-113
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vs. Bos 
L 110-116
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Japan hails Hachimura's NBA selection as new era for sport

TOKYO (AP) Japanese basketball officials, fans and media hailed the selection of Rui Hachimura in the NBA draft, saying the move will usher in a new era for the sport in Japan.

Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft, taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding Washington Wizards on Thursday.

"The Birth of the NBA's Hachimura, a huge step for Japan," read the headline in the Nikkansports newspaper's online edition.

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Leaders
Points: Bradley Beal25.6
Rebounds: Dwight Howard9.2
Assists: John Wall8.7
FG%: Thomas Bryant61.6%
Steals: John Wall1.53
Blocks: Thomas Bryant0.93
Defense (Rank)
Points: 116.9 (29)
Rebounds: 47.3 (28)
Assists: 26.2 (28)
FG%: 48.0% (28)
FT%: 77.8% (27)
3P%: 37.0% (27)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 114.0 (10)
Rebounds: 42.4 (27)
Assists: 26.3 (6)
FG%: 46.8% (11)
FT%: 76.8% (17)
3P%: 34.1% (26)
Standings
Southeast Division
  W L Pct GB
xy-Orlando 42 40 .512 --
Charlotte 39 43 .476 3.0
Miami 39 43 .476 3.0
Washington 32 50 .390 10.0
Atlanta 29 53 .354 13.0
Full Standings
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
4/9/2019 Tarik Phillip Signed as Free Agent
4/7/2019 Wesley Johnson Waived
2/11/2019 John Jenkins 10-Day Contract Expired; Player Not Re-Signed
2/7/2019 Wesley Johnson Traded For Markieff Morris
2/7/2019 Jabari Parker Traded Part of three-player trade
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Injuries
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries for this team
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