2012–13 Washington Wizards season

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2012–13 Washington Wizards season
Head coach Randy Wittman
Owner(s) Ted Leonsis
Arena Verizon Center
Results
Record 29–53 (.354)
Place Division: 3rd (Southeast)
Conference: 11th (Eastern)
Playoff finish

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
Local media
Television CSN Mid-Atlantic, The CW Washington, TBD TV
Radio 106.7 The Fan
< 2011–12 2013–14 >

The 2012–13 Washington Wizards season was the 52nd season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA), and the 40th in the Washington, D.C. area. Jason Collins was on this team when he became the first active NBA player to publicly come out as gay.[1]

Key dates[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Main article: 2012 NBA Draft
Round PickO Player Position Nationality College
1 3 Bradley Beal SG  United States Florida
2 32 Tomas Satoransky SG  Czech Republic Liga ACB (Spain)

Roster[edit]

2012–13 Washington Wizards roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY–MM–DD) From
F 1 Ariza, Trevor 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) 1985-06-30 UCLA
G 28 Barbosa, Leandro 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 194 lb (88 kg) 1982-11-28 Brazil
G 3 Beal, Bradley 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 207 lb (94 kg) 1993-06-28 Florida
F 35 Booker, Trevor 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1987–11–25 Clemson
C 98 Collins, Jason 7 ft 0 in (2.13 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1978–12–02 Stanford
F 20 Martin, Cartier 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 220 lb (100 kg) 1984-11-20 Kansas State
F/C 42 Nenê 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1982–09–13 Brazil
C 50 Okafor, Emeka 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 255 lb (116 kg) 1982-09-28 Connecticut
G 12 Price, A.J. 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1986-10-07 Connecticut
F/C 13 Seraphin, Kevin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 1989–12–07 France
F 31 Singleton, Chris 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1989–11–21 Florida State
G 17 Temple, Garrett 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1986–05–08 LSU
F 24 Vesely, Jan 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1990–04–24 Czech Republic
G 2 Wall, John (C) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1990–09–06 Kentucky
F 9 Webster, Martell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1986–12–04 Seattle Preparatory School
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
Athletic trainer(s)
  • Drew Cleary

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • Injured Injured

Pre-season[edit]

2012 pre-season game log
2012–13 season schedule

Regular Season[edit]

Season Standings[edit]

Southeast Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
z-Miami Heat 66 16 .805 37–4 29–12 15–1 82
x-Atlanta Hawks 44 38 .537 22 25–16 19–22 11–5 82
Washington Wizards 29 53 .354 37 22–19 7–34 5–11 82
Charlotte Bobcats 21 61 .256 45 15–26 6–35 6–10 82
Orlando Magic 20 62 .244 46 12–29 8–33 3–13 82
# Eastern Conference
Team W L PCT GB GP
1 z-Miami Heat 66 16 .805 - 82
2 y-New York Knicks 54 28 .659 12 82
3 y-Indiana Pacers 49 32 .605 16.5 81dagger
4 x-Brooklyn Nets 49 33 .598 17 82
5 x-Chicago Bulls 45 37 .549 21 82
6 x-Atlanta Hawks 44 38 .537 22 82
7 x-Boston Celtics 41 40 .506 24.5 81dagger
8 x-Milwaukee Bucks 38 44 .463 28 82
9 Philadelphia 76ers 34 48 .415 32 82
10 Toronto Raptors 34 48 .415 32 82
11 Detroit Pistons 29 53 .354 37 82
12 Washington Wizards 29 53 .354 37 82
13 Cleveland Cavaliers 24 58 .293 42 82
14 Charlotte Bobcats 21 61 .256 45 82
15 Orlando Magic 20 62 .244 46 82

Game Log[edit]

2012–13 game log
Total: 29–53 (Home: 22–19; Road: 7–34)
2012–13 season schedule

Injuries and surgeries[edit]

On September 28, 2012, the Wizards announced that John Wall would be sidelined for about eight weeks after being diagnosed with the early stages of what could become a stress fracture in his left knee. No surgery was required, but Wall had to begin rehabilitation immediately.[2]

Transactions[edit]

Overview[edit]

Players Added

Via draft

Via free agency

Via trade

Players Lost

Via trade

Via free agency

Waived

Trades[edit]

June 20, 2012 To Washington Wizards
Trevor Ariza
Emeka Okafor
To New Orleans Hornets
Rashard Lewis
The 46th pick in 2012

Free agents[edit]

Additions
Player Date signed Former team
Cartier Martin July 12 Washington Wizards (re-signed)
A. J. Price July 24 Indiana Pacers
Martell Webster August 29 Minnesota Timberwolves
Brian Cook September 19 Washington Wizards (re-signed)
Earl Barron September 19 Atléticos de San Germán
(Puerto Rico)
Steven Gray September 19 BK Ventspils (Latvia)
Shavlik Randolph September 19 Piratas de Quebradillas
(Puerto Rico)
Jannero Pargo October 1 Atlanta Hawks
Subtractions
Player Date signed New team
Roger Mason, Jr. August 3 New Orleans Hornets
Morris Almond August 19 Red Star Belgrade (Serbia)
James Singleton September 18 Xinjiang Flying Tigers (China)
Othyus Jeffers October 1 Phoenix Suns

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NBA player Jason Collins comes out as gay". BBC. April 29, 2013. Retrieved April 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ Lee, Michael (September 28, 2012). John Wall out eight weeks because of stress injury in right knee, The Washington Post. Retrieved October 25, 2012.