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2019-20 Wizards Media Day Thread and Running Blog

It’s here! Talk about Media Day happenings on this space!

2019 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot
It is Wizards Media Day!
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Today is Wizards Media Day! Scott Brooks will speak to the media at approximately 10:30 a.m. ET at the Medstar Wizards Performance Center in Congress Heights. From there, players will be available from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. ET.

Diamond Holton and Desmond Hester are there. So am I. Check this thread regularly for updates throughout the day!

10:25 a.m. — Welcome to the MedStar Wizards Performance Center in Congress Heights! Scott Brooks is expected to speak with the media shortly. In the meantime, we are locked and loaded!

10:43 a.m. — Scott Brooks is now speaking to the media. As you might expect, John Wall, Isaiah Thomas and Troy Brown aren’t practicing due to injuries they suffered. CJ Miles is also not practicing.

Also, the players are coming out just a little early.

11:02 a.m. — Here are some more tidbits from Brooks’ session with media, especially with the forward rotation.

11:30 a.m. — Diamond has been in the main room for some of the player press conferences. Here are some quotes from them.

And here is John Wall talking about the Mystics’ runn

12:15 p.m. — There is a lull in game action in-between photo shoots and one-on-ones which we will have out later this week.

In the meantime, seeing the process behind how players pose for the cameras is quite interesting.

And also, Chick-Fil-A is a hit with the reporters and maybe even the players as well.

The MedStar Wizards Performance Center is also home of the Mystics. A couple notable players were in the background while all the photos were going on.

12:35 p.m. — Wizards Media Day is starting to slow down a bit. This may be the last post of this running blog and we want to share some more pictures and video from it!

Desmond captured this video of Troy Brown interviewing Bradley Beal about who has the best shoes. This is one snippet from our relaunched Instagram account @BulletsForever!