2014–15 Washington Wizards season

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2014–15 Washington Wizards season
Head coach Randy Wittman
Owner(s) Ted Leonsis
Arena Verizon Center
Results
Record 46–36 (.561)
Place Division: 2nd (Southeast)
Conference: 5th (Eastern)
Playoff finish Semifinals
(Lost to Hawks 2–4)

Stats @ Basketball-Reference.com
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The 2014–15 Washington Wizards season was the 54th season of the franchise in the National Basketball Association (NBA) and 42nd in the Washington, D.C. area.[1] The Wizards recorded their best regular season record since 1978–79 and secured a place in the NBA playoffs, but despite sweeping the Toronto Raptors in their first round playoff series, they were eliminated in a 4–2 loss in the Eastern Conference Semifinals by the Atlanta Hawks.

Preseason[edit]

Draft picks[edit]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality College
2 46 Jordan Clarkson PG  United States Missouri

Regular season[edit]

Standings[edit]

Southeast Division W L PCT GB Home Road Div GP
c-Atlanta Hawks 60 22 .732 0.0 35–6 25–16 12–4 82
x-Washington Wizards 46 36 .561 14.0 29–12 17–24 10–6 82
Miami Heat 37 45 .451 23.0 20–21 17–24 6–10 82
Charlotte Hornets 33 49 .402 27.0 19–22 14–27 8–8 82
Orlando Magic 25 57 .305 35.0 13–28 12–29 4–12 82


Eastern Conference
# Team W L PCT GB GP
1 c-Atlanta Hawks * 60 22 .732 82
2 y-Cleveland Cavaliers * 53 29 .646 7.0 82
3 x-Chicago Bulls 50 32 .610 10.0 82
4 y-Toronto Raptors * 49 33 .598 11.0 82
5 x-Washington Wizards 46 36 .561 14.0 82
6 x-Milwaukee Bucks 41 41 .500 19.0 82
7 x-Boston Celtics 40 42 .488 20.0 82
8 x-Brooklyn Nets 38 44 .463 22.0 82
9 Indiana Pacers 38 44 .463 22.0 82
10 Miami Heat 37 45 .451 23.0 82
11 Charlotte Hornets 33 49 .402 27.0 82
12 Detroit Pistons 32 50 .390 28.0 82
13 Orlando Magic 25 57 .305 35.0 82
14 Philadelphia 76ers 18 64 .220 42.0 82
15 New York Knicks 17 65 .207 43.0 82

Game log[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

2014–15 game log
Total: 46–36 (Home: 29–12; Road: 17–24)
2014–15 season schedule

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

2015 playoff game log
Total: 6–4 (Home: 3–2; Road: 3–2)
2015 playoff schedule

Post-season[edit]

Player statistics[edit]

Statistics (Summer League, preseason, and regular season)
Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game

Summer League[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Preseason[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Regular season[edit]

Player GP GS MPG FG% 3FG% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG

Injuries[edit]

Player Duration Injury type Games missed
Start End
Beal, BradleyBradley Beal February 5, 2015 TBD Stressed lower-right fibula; toe TBD
Pierce, PaulPaul Pierce February 24, 2015 TBD Knee TBD
Humphries, KrisKris Humphries February 25, 2015 TBD Hamstring TBD

Roster[edit]

2014–15 Washington Wizards roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Name Height Weight DOB (YYYY-MM-DD) From
G 3 Beal, Bradley 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 207 lb (94 kg) 1993–06–28 Florida
F 45 Blair, DeJuan 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 270 lb (122 kg) 1989–04–22 Pittsburgh
G/F 8 Butler, Rasual 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) 1979–05–23 La Salle
G 1 Bynum, Will 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 185 lb (84 kg) 1983–01–04 Georgia Tech
F/C 90 Gooden, Drew 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1981–09–24 Kansas
C 4 Gortat, Marcin (C) 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 240 lb (109 kg) 1984–02–17 Poland
F/C 43 Humphries, Kris 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1985–02–06 Minnesota
F/C 42 Nenê 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 250 lb (113 kg) 1982–09–13 Brazil
F 34 Pierce, Paul (C) 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 235 lb (107 kg) 1977–10–13 Kansas
F 22 Porter, Otto 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 198 lb (90 kg) 1993–06–03 Georgetown
C 13 Séraphin, Kevin 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 275 lb (125 kg) 1989–12–07 France
G 7 Sessions, Ramon 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 190 lb (86 kg) 1986–04–11 Nevada
G 17 Temple, Garrett 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1986–05–08 LSU
G 2 Wall, John (C) 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) 1990–09–06 Kentucky
G/F 9 Webster, Martell 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 230 lb (104 kg) 1986–12–04 Seattle Preparatory (WA)
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (DP) Unsigned draft pick
  • (FA) Free agent
  • (S) Suspended
  • (DL) On assignment to D-League affiliate
  • Injured Injured

RosterTransactions
Last transaction: 2015–04–06

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

February 19, 2015 To Washington Wizards
Ramon Sessions
To Sacramento Kings
Andre Miller

Free agents[edit]

Re-signed[edit]

Player Signed Contract Ref.
Marcin Gortat July 10, 2014 5 years, $60,000,000 [2]
Drew Gooden July 18, 2014 1 year, $1,448,000 [3]
Garrett Temple July 18, 2014 2 years, $2,081,686 [4]
Kevin Seraphin July 18, 2014 1 year, $3,898,692 [5]

Additions[edit]

Player Signed Former team Contract Ref.
Paul Pierce July 15, 2014 Brooklyn Nets 2 years, $11,000,000 [6]
Kris Humphries July 15, 2014 Boston Celtics 3 years, $13,000,000 [7]
DeJuan Blair July 16, 2014 Dallas Mavericks 3 years, $6,000,000 [8]
Rasual Butler September 22, 2014 Indiana Pacers 1 year, $1,448,490 [9]

Subtractions[edit]

Player Reason left Date New team Contract Ref.
Trevor Ariza Free Agent July 12, 2014 Houston Rockets 4 years, $32,000,000 [10]
Trevor Booker Free Agent July 21, 2014 Utah Jazz 2 years, $9,775,000 [11]
Al Harrington Free Agent Fujian Sturgeons (Chinese Basketball Association) [12]
Chris Singleton Free Agent

Awards[edit]

Player Award Date awarded Ref.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2014 NBA Draft Order". NBA. Retrieved 8 June 2014. 
  2. ^ "Wizards, center Marcin Gortat reach terms on five-year contract worth $60 million". washingtonpost.com. July 1, 2014. 
  3. ^ "Drew Gooden re-signs with Wizards". washingtonpost.com. July 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Reports: Wizards retaining Kevin Seraphin, Garrett Temple". cbssports.com. July 18, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Reports: Wizards retaining Kevin Seraphin, Garrett Temple". cbssports.com. July 18, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Wizards Sign Paul Pierce". nba.com. July 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ "Kris Humphries, Wizards agree to $13 million contract". sbnation.com. July 15, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Wizards acquire DeJuan Blair in sign-and-trade with Mavericks". washingtonpost.com. July 16, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Wizards sign veteran Rasual Butler to non-guaranteed contract". washingtonpost.com. September 22, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Rockets to sign Trevor Ariza". espn.com. July 12, 2014. 
  11. ^ "Jazz Signs Free Agent Trevor Booker". nba.com. July 21, 2014. 
  12. ^ "Fujian officially signs Al Harrington". Sportando.com. August 11, 2014. 

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