Wizards announce training camp dates

Wizards announce training camp dates
September 21, 2012, 2:49 pm
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The Washington Wizards will hold training camp Oct. 2 -9 at George Mason University, the team announced.In that span the Wizards play their preseason opener at Charlotte on Oct. 7, one of eight preseason games. After concluding camp, Washington hosts New York on Oct. 11 for its only home preseason game.The Wizards regular season opens Oct. 30 at Cleveland with their first home game coming in game two against Boston.Washington currently has 18 players on its training camp roster. FORIMMEDIATE RELEASESEPTEMBER 20, 2012WHO: Washington Wizards WHAT: 2012 Training CampWHERE: Patriot Center,George Mason University WHEN: Tuesday, October 2 Tuesday, October 9WASHINGTON, DC TheWashington Wizards announced today their complete training schedule and mediaavailability times for 2012 training camp, to be held at the Patriot Center onthe campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, VA. Immediately following Media Day atVerizon Center on Monday, October 1, the Wizards will travel to the campus ofGeorge Mason University where the team will conduct training camp at thePatriot Center from Tuesday, October 2-Tuesday, October 9. The teamsfirst practice will take place at the Patriot Center at 10:00 am on October 2,and training camp will continue through Saturday. The team will travel toCharlotte for their preseason game against the Bobcats at 1:00 pm on Sunday,October 7, before returning to George Mason for two more days of practice onOctober 8 and 9.The full practice schedule for trainingcamp is below. Media will be invited to watch the final 30 minutes ofeach morning session, with availability for players and Head Coach RandyWittman immediately following (evening practices with media availability arenoted below). Please be advised that practice times are subject tochange. Daren Jenkins (202-821-8080 or djenkins@monumentalsports.com)will serve as the Wizards on-site media contact. Media members are askedto contact him in advance to RSVP for practices, to verify practice times andto secure parking passes. Parking for media members will be locatedin Lot L (across from the Patriot Center box office). Attending mediashould enter the Patriot Center through the West Entrance (behind the boxoffice) and proceed to the hospitality room. 2012 WASHINGTON WIZARDS TRAININGCAMP SCHEDULEDateFirstSessionSecondSessionTuesday, Oct.210:00 AM 12:00PM 5:00 PM 7:00 PMWednesday, Oct.310:00 AM 12:00PM5:00 PM 7:00 PMThursday, Oct.46:00 PM 8:00 PMFriday, Oct.510:00 AM 12:00PM5:00 PM 7:00 PMSaturday, Oct. 611:00 AM 1:00 PMSunday, Oct.7Washington Wizards at Charlotte Bobcats (Time Warner Cable Arena, Charlotte,NC), 1:00 pmMonday, Oct.810:00 AM 12:00PM5:00 PM 7:00 PMTuesday, Oct.910:00 AM 12:00PM5:30 PM 7:30 PM