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Report: John Wall Keeps A List Of Slights On His Phone To Read …

Report: John Wall Keeps A List Of Slights On His Phone To Read Before Games

dimemag.com Updated 21 hours ago
The great players self-motivate. John Wall hasn’t earned that hallowed distinction yet, but his use of the inspirational catalyst following it will likely get him there soon. According to a story in The Washington Post, the Washington Wizards All-Star p…
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  • Wizards, Cavaliers renew dormant rivalry

    Wizards, Cavaliers renew dormant rivalry

    nba.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    Dormant for years, the rivalry between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers may be back.
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  • Wall Responds To Waiters: “You Got To Be A Starting Backcourt T…

    Wall Responds To Waiters: “You Got To Be A Starting Backcourt To Be The Best”

    dimemag.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    The rivalry for which we pined earlier today is already developing. Responding to Dion Waiters calling Bradley Beal’s boasts of the Washington Wizards having the league’s best backcourt “nonsense,” John Wall fired back with even greater aplomb. John Wal…
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  • Post Sports Live: Nationals postseason preview, expectations fo…

    Post Sports Live: Nationals postseason preview, expectations for Capitals, Wizards (Video)

    washingtonpost.com Sep 30 (yesterday)
    The Washington Post’s Jonathan Forsythe, Scott Allen, Neil Greenberg and Adam Kilgore preview the Nationals postseason, offer bold predictions for the Redskins Monday night game against the Seahawks, discuss the expectations for the Capitals and Wizards…
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  • The Wizards Lead The NBA In Street Fighter Hairdos

    The Wizards Lead The NBA In Street Fighter Hairdos

    deadspin.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    You'll recall last week, when Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat unveiled his hard-ass new mohawk 'do and transformed instantaneously from an affable Euro dude into a terrifying Death-Slav from hell. Well, it appears that Street Fighter-based coiff…
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  • Marcin Gortat & Martell Webster Show Off “Sexual…Chocolate”…

    Marcin Gortat & Martell Webster Show Off “Sexual…Chocolate” Mohawks

    dimemag.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    It seems John Wall wasn’t the only Wizards player sporting something unique today. Teammates Marcin Gortat and Martell Webster were — similar to Steven Adams‘ media day mustache — rocking a twin pair of mohawks with Gortat explaining the origin behind t…
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  • Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Is An Insane Blogger

    Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Is An Insane Blogger

    deadspin.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Ted Leonsis is a rich old guy who owns the Washington Wizards and also maintains a blog called Ted's Take. We've come across this blog before , but this morning's entry is really something. It seems that Leonsis has recently graduated from the Jack Torr…
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  • adidas & John Wall Unveil The J Wall 1 Signature Shoes &…

    adidas & John Wall Unveil The J Wall 1 Signature Shoes & Collection

    dimemag.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    Today, adidas unveils the J Wall 1 signature basketball shoe and apparel collection for all-star Wizards point guard John Wall. It’s the first in a line of signature products for the former Kentucky standout featuring his own logo and individualized kic…
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  • New Wizard Paul Pierce wears a Celtics jacket to Derek Jeter se…

    New Wizard Paul Pierce wears a Celtics jacket to Derek Jeter send-off

    washingtonpost.com Sep 29 (3 days ago)
    By all accounts, Paul Pierce seems pretty happy to be in Washington, and the Wizards seem pretty thrilled that he signed a free agent deal over the summer. “He’s going to add a tremendous amount to our ballclub,” GM Ernie Grunfeld told The Post’s Jorge …
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  • Paul Pierce Is Representing The Celtics At Derek Jeter’s Final …

    Paul Pierce Is Representing The Celtics At Derek Jeter’s Final Game In Boston

    dimemag.com Sep 28 (4 days ago)
    New York Yankees legend Derek Jeter’s farewell tour is of almost no interest to us. Kudos to Jeter on a fantastic career apparently performed with utmost class, and he deserves congratulations for writing such a storybook ending to his time wearing pins…
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  • Report: Pierce Says Wizards Opponents Will “Get Beaten Up” At V…

    Report: Pierce Says Wizards Opponents Will “Get Beaten Up” At Verizon Center

    dimemag.com Sep 26 (6 days ago)
    Paul Pierce admitted that it was strange wearing different colors than Boston Celtics green and gold last season. Now playing for his third team in as many years and without long-time teammate Kevin Garnett by his side for the first time since 2007, Was…
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  • Wizards finally have some success to build on

    Wizards finally have some success to build on

    nba.com Sep 24
    It's been a while since the Washington Wizards opened training camp as one of the hunted rather than a hunter, as a team expected to make the playoffs rather than one destined to pick up the ''lottery-bound'' label before the All-Star break.
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  • Got previous dunking experience? The Wizards are hiring a new m…

    Got previous dunking experience? The Wizards are hiring a new mascot

    The Wizards’ mascot has perhaps never been more famous than he was last February, when G-Man, a.k.a. G-Wiz, a.k.a. Aidan Charlery, helped John Wall win the NBA’s dunk contest. Wall, you’ll recall, leaped over G-Man’s head last winter, team officials hav…
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  • Wizards’ Marcin Gortat has a mohawk now

    Wizards’ Marcin Gortat has a mohawk now

    Small break at work…. pic.twitter.com/TBJC1ZVrkb — Marcin Gortat (@MGortat) September 23, 2014 For a long time I figured Paul Pierce was easily the Wizards’s most important offseason acquisition, but now I’m not so sure. Marcin Gortat’s mohawk offers so…
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  • Watch Andre Miller’s Son Adorably Mimic Dad

    Watch Andre Miller’s Son Adorably Mimic Dad

    dimemag.com Sep 19
    We can vividly remember the now 38-year-old Andre Miller stuffing the stat lines at Utah and a junior season that almost saw the do-everything point guard and his Ute teammates upset Kentucky in the title game after knocking off UNC in the semifinals of…
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  • Kevin Durant takes Natitude to a new level with his custom jers…

    Kevin Durant takes Natitude to a new level with his custom jersey

    Oklahoma City star and D.C. native Kevin Durant wore a Robert Griffin III jersey and watched Sunday’s Redskins game with Wizards star John Wall at FedEx Field. Perhaps we’ll see him at Nationals Park in October. Durant posted a photo of himself in a cus…
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  • John Wall Reacts To Being 31st On SI’s Player Rankings

    John Wall Reacts To Being 31st On SI’s Player Rankings

    dimemag.com Sep 17
    We’re nearing the start of a new season, so it’s the perfect time to rank NBA players and debate about them. This week, Sports Illustrated is publishing their list of top 100 NBA players. The full list is not available yet, but we do know SI placed Wash…
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  • Here’s what Paul Pierce looks like in a Wizards uniform

    Here’s what Paul Pierce looks like in a Wizards uniform

    Paul Pierce rocking the Wizards jersey doesn’t seem right just yet. pic.twitter.com/hdaZtwVXlD — NBA Legion (@MySportsLegion) September 16, 2014 Paul Pierce posed for a Spalding ad on Western Kentucky’s campus this week. That meant lots of photographs o…
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  • John Wall attends Redskins game in custom No. 2 jersey

    John Wall attends Redskins game in custom No. 2 jersey

    Wizards guard and noted Cowboys fan John Wall joined Chick Hernandez and Brian Mitchell on Comcast SportsNet’s “SportsTalk Live” last week and predicted a Redskins win over the Jaguars. “I got my brother RGIII,” said Wall, adding that he’d be at the gam…
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  • Michael Wilbon says the Wizards could finish third in the East

    Michael Wilbon says the Wizards could finish third in the East

    With the start of the NBA’s preseason less than a month away, 2014-15 season predictions will start to trickle in. The Wizards, whom many pundits considered a fringe playoff team entering last season, will most likely garner more respect on the heels of…
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  • New Wizards court design adds more red, with a focus on the ‘dc…

    New Wizards court design adds more red, with a focus on the ‘dc’ logo

    For the first time in 12 years, the Wizards will be getting a new basketball court this season, which is scheduled to be in place in time for the team’s preseason home opener on Oct. 12. Of more interest to local fans, for the second time in four season…
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  • Wizards hire Eisley as assistant coach

    Wizards hire Eisley as assistant coach

    nba.com Sep 4
    The Washington Wizards have hired former NBA guard Howard Eisley as an assistant coach.
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  • Ray Allen Says He’s “Not In Any Rush” To Make Playing Decision

    Ray Allen Says He’s “Not In Any Rush” To Make Playing Decision

    dimemag.com Sep 3
    Early September is the time most NBA free agents are waiting for a call that may never come, but Ray Allen has flipped the script. After receiving interest from several of the league’s marquee teams, the future Hall-of-Famer says he is still uncertain w…
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  • The Wizards’ premium-opponent list includes some bad, bad teams

    The Wizards’ premium-opponent list includes some bad, bad teams

    As the Wizards pretty quickly went from bad to good last season, many of their fans grew increasingly frustrated by the team’s national invisibility. Terrible teams like the Lakers and Knicks were on national TV night after night after night, while the …
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  • Lakers sign second-round pick Jordan Clarkson

    Lakers sign second-round pick Jordan Clarkson

    nba.com Aug 25
    The Los Angeles Lakers have signed Jordan Clarkson, the 46th pick in the 2014 NBA Draft, whose rights were acquired from the Washington Wizards on draft night, it was announced today by General Manager Mitch Kupchak.
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  • Video - Waiters Puts Cavs Backcourt Above The Rest 02:52

    Waiters Puts Cavs Backcourt Above The Rest

    Sep 30
    ESPN NBA writer Dave McMenamin discusses Cavs guard Dion Waiters' proclamation that the Cavaliers have the best backcourt in the NBA.
  • Video - Mint Condition: Jordan's Memorabilia Appeal 03:55

    Mint Condition: Jordan's Memorabilia Appeal

    Sep 10
    Beckett Radio's Derek Ficken breaks down why Michael Jordan remains popular among collectors and if any other basketball players can challenge his memorabilia status.
  • Video - 10 Must-See NBA Games 06:40

    10 Must-See NBA Games

    Aug 13
    Breaking down the ten of the best games in upcoming 2014-15 NBA season.
  • Video - Nets' Schedule Announced 02:08

    Nets' Schedule Announced

    Aug 13
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Nets' 2014-15 schedule.

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