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Devin Robinson arrested after fight with Eagles player, Wizards won’t extend qualifying offer next season

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Devin Robinson arrested after fight with Eagles player, Wizards won’t extend qualifying offer next season

Two-way player Devin Robinson was arrested on Saturday morning as the Washington Wizards announced. Robinson got into an altercation that led to a fight, resulting in his arrest by the Metropolitan Police. 

NBC Philadelphia reports that Robinson was arrested for disorderly affray.

This arrest stems from a fight that Robinson got into outside of the Washington DC Opera Night Club with current Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills, sources tell NBC Sports Washington's Chris Miller and Ben Standig.

The fight started as a verbal argument when Robinson did not think that Mills should not be in DC because he doesn't play for a DC team, according to Les Bowen

NBC Philadelphia also reports that Robinson was taken to a local hospital for treatment following the fight.

On Saturday the Washington Wizards issued the following statement on Robinson:

We are aware of the incident this morning involving Devin and are disappointed in his actions. We will not extend a qualifying offer to him for the 2019-20 season.

Robinson, 24, was a two-way player for the Wizards and the Go-Go this past season. He played in seven games in Washington where he averaged 6.7 points a game. 

As a member of the Go-Go Robinson made electric play after electric play throughout the season. One of his dunks made it onto SportsCenter and generated waves throughout the Wizards fan base. 

Washington is not eligible to sign Robinson to another two-way deal, as they also had the same agreement in the 2017-18 season. Teams are only allowed to sign a player to a two-way contract for a maximum of two seasons. For Washington to retain any rights to the forward, they had to extend a qualifying offer to restrict his free agency.

The above statement indicates the team will not send out an offer and Robinson now becomes an unrestricted free agent.

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Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks destroy Wizards' mascot G-Wiz in WWE title match

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks destroy Wizards' mascot G-Wiz in WWE title match

Before the Wizards faced off with the best team in the NBA Monday night, the Bucks tried to send a message ahead of pregame intros. 

Giannis Antetokounmpo, joined by Robin Lopez, Wesley Matthews and a number of his Bucks teammates, challenged Wizards mascot G-Wiz to a title fight in the tunnel, and it did not go well for the latter. 

G-Wiz was outnumbered 4-to-1. He didn't have a chance, not to mention the fact that Antetokounmpo performed an egregiously illegal move by smashing G-Wiz in the face with the championship belt. The reigning NBA MVP should have been disqualified immediately. 

The Bucks have had plenty of time to practice for this day too. Before every game this year, Milwaukee holds intrasquad wrestling matches to get themselves ready for tip-off.

It's unclear how much preparation G-Wiz went through with Wizards players prior to this game. 

Hopefully the Bucks will arrange a fair rematch the next time they come to town. The odds were stacked heavily against G-Wiz in this one and Wizards fans should be furious. 

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Wizards sharpshooter Davis Bertans out vs. Bucks with right knee injury

Wizards sharpshooter Davis Bertans out vs. Bucks with right knee injury

WASHINGTON -- The Wizards will take on the Milwaukee Bucks on Monday night without their best shooter and second-leading scorer, as forward Davis Bertans will sit due to right knee soreness. 

Head coach Scott Brooks revealed the news during his pregame press conference and explained it was precautionary in part because the Wizards were playing games on back-to-back nights.

"We want to be safe. Nothing serious," Brooks said. "Hopefully he will feel better tomorrow."

Brooks said Bertans first started feeling discomfort before Sunday's loss in Chicago. Bertans then played 37 minutes in the game, which Brooks admitted was more than the team had planned.

Bertans could return as soon as Wednesday when the Wizards host the Brooklyn Nets, Brooks said. But they will certainly miss him against the Bucks, who at 48-8 hold the best record in the NBA. Milwaukee doesn't have many weaknesses, but three-point defense happens to be one of them.

Bertans, 27, is averaging 15 points per game this season while shooting 42.2 percent from long range. With him out of the rotation, expect more minutes to go to Troy Brown Jr. and Isaac Bonga. Jerome Robinson could also play more in small lineups.

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