Ava Wallace

Washington, D.C.

Reporter covering the Washington Wizards and tennis

Education: Northwestern University, BS in journalism and history of the Americas

Ava Wallace is the Wizards beat reporter for The Washington Post. Since joining the Post in 2015, she has covered college athletics, tennis and the WNBA.
Latest from Ava Wallace

Nikola Jokic is a tall order that the Wizards can’t quite meet

The two-time MVP posted a season-high 42 points as the Nuggets found their way past the Wizards, 113-104.

January 21, 2024

Wizards-Spurs matchup full of French flair goes to Victor Wembanyama

The heavily hyped No. 1 draft pick showed off his all-around game as he played against the Wizards’ Bilal Coulibaly, a friend since childhood, in a 131-127 win.

January 20, 2024

Taking stock of the Wizards’ rebuild, halfway through a lost season

The Wizards play their 41st game of the season Saturday night. Let’s take stock of their progress halfway through this rebuilding year.

January 19, 2024

Wizards to honor former St. John’s coach Patrick Behan amid ALS fight

The Wizards will wear shooting shirts honoring Behan at Saturday’s game against the San Antonio Spurs.

January 18, 2024

New Wizards players won’t have to wait long to prove themselves

Starting center Daniel Gafford won’t play Thursday in New York, meaning the Wizards will be leaning on Marvin Bagley III and Isaiah Livers.

January 17, 2024

After a four-player swap, Pistons have enough to hold off Wizards

With both teams a little short, the visitors have just enough to beat Washington at Capital One Arena.

January 15, 2024

Wizards get Marvin Bagley III, Isaiah Livers, picks in trade with Pistons

Washington sent Mike Muscala and Danilo Gallinari, who are on expiring contracts, to Detroit and also received third-year wing Isaiah Livers.

January 14, 2024

With a big assist from his mom, Kyle Kuzma is making an impact

The Kyle Kuzma Family Foundation aids single mothers and underprivileged children in communities that are important to the Wizards star and his mother, Karri.

January 14, 2024

Wizards snare their first win of 2024 to end a six-game skid

And it was a blowout, too: The Wizards cruised past the cold-shooting Hawks, 127-99.

January 13, 2024

Former Wizards guard Ryan Rollins charged amid shoplifting allegations

The Wizards waived Rollins this week. He has reportedly been accused of repeatedly shoplifting from a Target store in Alexandria.

January 12, 2024