The Washington Wizards lost out on four-time All-Star Al Horford on Saturday night when the versatile big man agreed to a four-year, $113 million max contract with the Boston Celtics. Washington quickly rebounded by coming to an agreement with free-agent big man Ian Mahinmi, 29, with NBA sources confirming he signed for four years and $64 million guaranteed. There were no options in the deal.
Mahinmi averaged 9.3 points and 7.1 rebounds in 71 games — all starts — last season for the Indiana Pacers. He shot 59 percent from the field and is good in the pick-and-roll and as a mobile defender and rim protector. He could play next to incumbent center Marcin Gortat or come off the bench behind Gortat and Markieff Morris.
More NBA: The Wizards will hold their summer league minicamp practices July 5-7 at Verizon Center. The team will depart for Las Vegas on July 7 after its morning session. The three-day minicamp will be highlighted by Summerfest on July 6. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and the event is free and open to the public. Fans will have a chance to see coach Scott Brooks, Kelly Oubre Jr. and the rest of the summer league roster participate in an open practice at 6:30 p.m. Wizards forward Markieff Morris will be in attendance and will sign autographs along with members of the summer league team.
Shattuck sets two U.S. Paralympic swim records
Zach Shattuck, a South Carroll alumnus from Mount Airy who attends Frostburg State, set American records in the men's S6 100 freestyle and the men's SM6 200 individual medley on the final day of the U.S. trials in Charlotte, N.C. He finished in 1 minute, 13.73 seconds in the preliminary freestyle and 3:01.09 in the individual medley final. Twelve-time Paralympic gold medalist Jessica Long of Baltimore won three races. Nine-time Paralympic medalist Cortney Jordan (a Loyola Maryland graduate student), two-time Paralympic medalist Becca Meyers of Timonium (a Notre Dame Prep graduate) and Shattuck each won two races.
Paralympic track and field: Tatyana McFadden, who already qualified for the U.S. team in the marathon, capped off an undefeated run at trials in Charlotte with wins in the women's 1,500 T53/54 (3:34.84) and 400 T34/51/52/54 (54.40). McFadden grew up in Clarksville and graduated from Atholton.
Women's triathlon: Katie Zaferes, a North Carroll graduate who grew up in Hampstead, finished 10th in the ITU World Triathlon Stockholm. Zaferes, who will represent the United States in this summer's Olympics, completed the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run in 2:05.34. Bermuda's Flora Duffy won in 2:03:38. Sarah True, another Olympian, was the first American finisher, in sixth place in 2:05:06. Junior Taylor Knibb of Washington was 11th in 2:05:43 in her WTS debut. Zaferes, who led the women out of the water, is ranked 10th in the world with three races left in the series.
Laurel Park: Trevor McCarthy, the leading jockey in the Laurel winter-spring meet and the recently concluded Preakness meet at Pimlico Race Course, took off his final three mounts with a sore knee after being unseated following the fourth race. McCarthy's agent, Scott Silver, said he was uncertain whether McCarthy would be able to ride today; he's named in nine of 10 races. McCarthy, 22, was dropped during the gallop out by 3-year-old filly Giddy Up ($8.20) after they rallied to beat Awake the Day in the 51/2-furlong sprint on the All Along Turf Course, his third victory of the day.
— The 20-cent Rainbow 6 went unsolved, swelling the carryover jackpot to $14,099 for Sunday's 10-race program. First race post time is 1:25 p.m.
— Jockey Victor Carrasco posted a riding triple aboard Uno Emayo ($38.60) in the seventh race, Moon Virginia ($16.20) in the ninth and Feisty Valentina ($4.40) in the 10th. Trainer Tim Keefe saddled two winners: Outfielder ($4) in the first and Coastal Sea ($18.20) in the fifth.
Boxing: Baltimore middleweight Lorenzo Simpson decisioned Juan Vasquez of Omaha, Neb., in the junior 165-pound final at the Junior Olympic and Prep National Championships and Youth Open on Saturday in Dallas. He earned one of two Outstanding Boxer awards in the junior division. Candice Carter of Towson lost the youth female 112-pound final by decision to Pauline Viesca of Fresno, Calif.
National Women's Soccer League: A low shot by forward Francisca Ordega in the 79th minute and a volley by midfielder Tori Huster in the 85th helped the Washington Spirit (6-2-2) to a 2-0 victory against visiting FC Kansas City (2-5-4).
NHL: The Washington Capitals signed 6-foot-2, 207-pound center Brad Malone to a one-year, two-way contract. Malone, 27, had six points and 75 penalty minutes in 57 games with the Carolina Hurricanes last season.
Sun staff and news services contributed to this article.