Jonas Valanciunas


It seems like every now and then a pivotal stretch nears for the Wizards, but this one could have season-long implications after Saturday's 120-116 double-overtime loss to the Toronto Raptors.


Despite what took place in the first meeting, the Wizards are certain they're on par with the Toronto Raptors going into Saturday's game.


Hardly anyone has the Toronto Raptors on their radar in the Eastern Conference, in part because they had a 48-win season and still couldn't get out of the first round of the playoffs, but the Wiza


The physical play during the World Cup of Basketball, yeah, that's gone up a level as the tournament moves into the final rounds.


TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Raptors say rookie Jonas Valanciunas is expected to be out four to six weeks while he recovers from a broken ring finger on his right hand.