The Washington Wizards are a professional basketball team in the Southeast Division of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. Established in 1961, the team has been located in Chicago and in Baltimore and have been based in DC since 1973. Fans who want to watch the Washington Wizards play in person need to head to Verizon Center, which is located in the Chinatown section of Washington D.C. Formerly called MCI Center, the arena opened in 1997 and can hold about 20,000 people for Washington Wizards games. You can get in on the action by buying Washington Wizards tickets online using the links above.