The Washington Wizards are a professional basketball team based in Washington, D.C. The Wizards compete in the National Basketball Association (NBA) as a member of the league’s Eastern Conference Southeast Division. The team plays its home games at the Capital One Arena, in the Chinatown neighborhood of Washington, D.C.
The franchise was established in 1961 as the Chicago Packers based in Chicago, Illinois, and were renamed the Zephyrs the following season. In 1963, they relocated to Baltimore, Maryland, and became the Baltimore Bullets, taking the name from a previous team of the same name. In 1973, the team changed its name to the Capital Bullets to reflect their move to Washington, D.C., and then to the Washington Bullets in the following season. In 1997, they rebranded themselves as the Wizards.
The Wizards have appeared in four NBA Finals, winning in 1978. They have had a total of 28 playoff appearances, won four conference titles (1971, 1975, 1978, 1979), and seven division titles (1971)
The team now known as the Wizards began playing as the Chicago Packers in 1961, a founding member of the NBA along with 15 other teams. In 1963, they changed their name to the Baltimore Bullets and moved to Baltimore, Maryland.
How to watch Washington Wizards Games Online
You can watch Washington Wizards games online on NBA League Pass. With a League Pass subscription, you’ll have access to live and on-demand streams of every Wizards game all season long. You can also watch highlights, replays, and more.
If you’re not interested in a full season subscription, you can also purchase single game passes to watch Wizards games live online. Single game passes are available for purchase on NBA League Pass, FuboTV, and Hulu with Live TV.
To watch the Washington Wizards on TV, you’ll need to find a local or national channel that’s broadcasting the game. For example, if the Wizards are playing the Boston Celtics, you can find the game on NBC Sports Boston. You can also find games on ESPN, ABC, TNT, and NBA TV.
If you have a cable or satellite TV subscription, you can watch the Washington Wizards on your local RSN (regional sports network). For example, if you live in the Washington, D.C. area, you can watch Wizards games on NBC Sports Washington.