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2013-06-06 23:27:16

Passionate basketball fans are searching for 2013 NBA finals tickets, and popular ticket company QueenBeeTickets.com has implemented hefty price reductions across all seats. Discount NBA Finals tickets are in high demand as the series nears, and many fans are finding what they are looking for from this provider. Germantown, Wisconsin (PRWEB) June 05, 2013 Popular discount ticket company QueenBeeTickets.com has reduced pricing on all 2013 NBA Finals tickets just in time for the pending...

2011-02-24 08:00:00

ASHBURN, Va., Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Intelligent Decisions, in partnership with Dell and the Washington Wizards, will host their Second Annual Military Appreciation Night on Monday, February 28th as the Wizards take on the Chicago Bulls at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. Tipoff is at 7:00 p.m. This event is designed to recognize the tremendous sacrifice that the members of our Armed Forces and their families make on a daily basis. Over 40 service men and women from the Red...

2011-02-18 13:14:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CIROC Ultra Premium Vodka and the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards recently announced the launch of a year-long social responsibility partnership that will include several in-game promotions, public service announcements (PSA) and social responsibility programming at the Verizon Center through October 2011. To kick-off this initiative, CIROC and the Washington Wizards recently unveiled two "Safe Rides" PSAs starring Washington...

2010-09-28 11:30:00

Owners and players of Washington's top sports teams and Coca-Cola held a kick-off event today at the U.S. Capitol to promote active, healthy living among D.C., Maryland and Virginia youth WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coca-Cola Company, Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, Washington Nationals, Washington Redskins and Washington Wizards joined forces at the U.S. Capitol today to announce a unique partnership aimed at educating local area youth about the importance...

2010-06-21 09:18:00

NEW YORK, June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirteen-year-old Justin Friedlander, basketball enthusiast and founder of "Justin's Quest," will join top NBA draft prospects at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday, June 23 at 3:00pm for a special NBA FIT clinic. In March of 2009, Justin was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. Despite this difficult news, Justin decided that he needed to take action to help others. Later that year, he established "Justin's Quest," an initiative to raise awareness...

2010-03-26 17:31:00

WASHINGTON, March 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gilbert Arenas, a 28-year-old member of the NBA's Washington Wizards, was sentenced today in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia to an 18-month suspended prison term and placed on two years of probation for a felony charge of Carrying a Pistol Without a License, announced U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. and Metropolitan Police Department (MPD) Chief Cathy L. Lanier. Arenas received the sentence this afternoon before Judge Robert...

2010-01-25 16:02:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Javaris Crittenton, a 22-year-old member of the NBA's Washington Wizards, has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of possession of an unregistered firearm, U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced today. The guilty plea follows an investigation in which it was determined that Javaris Crittenton had brought a firearm to the Verizon Center in December 2009. This incident followed an...

2010-01-15 16:24:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gilbert Arenas, a 28-year-old member of the NBA's Washington Wizards, has pled guilty to a felony charge of carrying a pistol without a license, U.S. Attorney Channing D. Phillips and Metropolitan Police Department Chief Cathy L. Lanier announced today. The guilty plea follows an investigation in which it was determined that Arenas had brought four firearms to the Verizon Center in December 2009. On December 21, Arenas placed the firearms on...

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2009-09-10 11:59:11

The Minnesota Timberwolves have picked up veteran guard Antonio Daniels and a future second-round draft pick from the New Orleans Hornets. Minnesota gave up forward Darius Songaila and guard Bobby Brown. Daniels, 34, split time with the Hornets and Washington Wizards last season. The 12-year NBA veteran averaged 4.1 points and 2.4 assists in a combined 74 games. In 867 career games, he has averaged 7.6 points and 3.4 assists in stints with Vancouver, San Antonio, Portland, Seattle, Washington...

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2009-06-24 15:22:33

The Washington Wizards have dealt the fifth overall pick in Thursday's NBA Draft to the Minnesota Timberwolves for guard Randy Foye. They also sent forward Darius Songalia and centers Oleksiy Pecherov and Etan Thomas to the Timberwolves and obtained sharp-shooting swingman Mike Miller. The deal, the first made by David Kahn, the Wizards' new president of basketball operations, gives them four first-round picks in the draft -- No. 5, 6, 18 and 28. Also, Arizona State guard James Harden, a...