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Following Virginia shootings, Wizards’ Jared Dudley tweets abou…

Following Virginia shootings, Wizards’ Jared Dudley tweets about gun control

washingtonpost.com Updated Aug 26 (4 days ago)
We love you, Alison and Adam. pic.twitter.com/hLSzQi06XE — WDBJ7 (@WDBJ7) August 26, 2015 While a gunman was on the loose Wednesday following the shooting deaths of two Virginia journalists, Wizards swingman Jared Dudley took to Twitter to air his thoug…
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  • John Wall assists local children with well-stocked backpacks

    John Wall assists local children with well-stocked backpacks

    Wizards point guard John Wall found himself at center court again Saturday, but this time, there was no basketball in his hands. Instead, Wall held a backpack. Still, he was racking up assists, helping six-year-old Kaleb Franklin and nearly 300 other el…
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  • Kelly Oubre Jr. does a scary good imitation of Nick Young

    Kelly Oubre Jr. does a scary good imitation of Nick Young

    Wizards rookie Kelly Oubre Jr. has a swagger about him that reminds some of another one of Ernie Grunfeld’s former draft picks, Nick Young. There’s reason to hope that the comparisons stop at their flashy styles, but it’s fitting that SB Nation asked Ou…
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  • Seraphin signs free agent deal with Knicks

    Seraphin signs free agent deal with Knicks

    nba.com Aug 6
    The New York Knicks have signed forward/center Kevin Seraphin, who averaged 6.6 points last season with the Washington Wizards.
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  • Kelly Oubre Jr.’s signature Adidas shoe better include spikes

    Kelly Oubre Jr.’s signature Adidas shoe better include spikes

    While Adidas waits for Nike to decide whether to match its $200 million offer to NBA MVP runner-up James Harden, the company strengthened its foothold in D.C. by reportedly signing Wizards rookie Kelly Oubre Jr. to a shoe deal. Adidas has signed Heat G …
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  • The NBA's all-time starting five: Washington Wizards

    The NBA's all-time starting five: Washington Wizards

    yahoo.com Aug 3
    You’re in your second semester of AP Basketball History, you love really good teams, and you love lists. With precious little drama left in the NBA’s 2015 offseason, why don’t we hit the barroom and/or barbershop, pour ourselves a frosty mug of Barbicid…
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  • Gilbert Arenas offers thoughtful take on former rival LeBron Ja…

    Gilbert Arenas offers thoughtful take on former rival LeBron James

    A few hours after debating the merits of Kobe Bryant and Michael Jordan as the greatest NBA player of all-time, former Wizards guard Gilbert Arenas posted a 400-word, nine-hashtag screed on his Instagram about one of his former rivals, LeBron James. [Gi…
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  • New Clipper Paul Pierce bounces ceremonial first pitch before D…

    New Clipper Paul Pierce bounces ceremonial first pitch before Dodgers game

    yahoo.com Jul 29
    After spending the last 17 years balling on the East Coast with the Boston Celtics, Brooklyn Nets and Washington Wizards, Paul Pierce — a native of Inglewood, Calif. — has finally returned to the West Coast, signing a three-year, $10 million deal to rej…
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  • Gilbert Arenas reignites 'Hibachi!,' wins load of stuffed anima…

    Gilbert Arenas reignites 'Hibachi!,' wins load of stuffed animals for kids

    There haven't been very many fun reasons to bring up the name "Gilbert Arenas" in recent years, so it's nice to get an opportunity to recall the sunnier, lighter side of the open-book personality that made the former Washington Wizards All-Sta…
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  • John Wall’s shark sweat pants would blow Colin Cowherd’s mind

    John Wall’s shark sweat pants would blow Colin Cowherd’s mind

    John Wall cares what people think about his fashion choices just as much as Bryce Harper cares what people think about his confidence. That is, not one bit. “I’m going to be me,” the Wizards point guard said after Shaquille O’Neal and J.R. Smith, among …
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  • Everyone is beautiful in the Caps and Wizards new VIP club

    Everyone is beautiful in the Caps and Wizards new VIP club

    Remember when some Caps fans got angered after learning their excellent season tickets would be converted to VIP sections this season? Part of the change involved a renovated and expanded VIP club area, which the team has now been actively pitching in m…
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  • How do you feel about sleeved Wizards jerseys?

    How do you feel about sleeved Wizards jerseys?

    A look at every new NBA alternate, pride, stretch, hardwood classic, and officials' uniforms, @UniWatch @PhilHecken: pic.twitter.com/ehNci1gAu9 — Andrew Lind (@AndrewMLind) July 23, 2015 As a kid, I always rooted for Evansville in the NCAA men’s basketb…
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  • Wizards' Dudley sidelined by lower back surgery

    Wizards' Dudley sidelined by lower back surgery

    nba.com Jul 21
    The Washington Wizards say forward Jared Dudley will be sidelined for three to four months following lower back surgery.
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  • The Spirit helped the Mystics celebrate a home win

    The Spirit helped the Mystics celebrate a home win

    The Caps, Wizards, Nats and Redskins took turns supporting each other this spring, visiting each other’s games, wearing each other’s logos and posting messages on social media. Now the Mystics and Spirit are picking up the thread. As promised, the Mysti…
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  • John Wall dislikes max salaries, knows he's worth more than Reg…

    John Wall dislikes max salaries, knows he's worth more than Reggie Jackson

    yahoo.com Jul 15
    When Washington Wizards point guard John Wall signed his max-level contract extension in the offseason of 2013, he did so at a time when his value was in question. Though he had shown flashes of brilliance in his first four seasons, Wall had not yet asc…
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  • Wizards sign Anderson to one-year deal

    Wizards sign Anderson to one-year deal

    nba.com Jul 12
    Free-agent shooting guard Alan Anderson has signed a $4 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards.
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  • Dudley not surprised by trade to Wizards

    Dudley not surprised by trade to Wizards

    nba.com Jul 10
    Forward Jared Dudley says the Washington Wizards were one of the teams he considered before he opted in to the final year of his contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
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  • Kelly Oubre Jr. says Kevin Durant is ‘like a big bro’

    Kelly Oubre Jr. says Kevin Durant is ‘like a big bro’

    Wizards rookie Kelly Oubre Jr. is looking “to show out” in the Las Vegas summer league, beginning with his professional debut on Saturday against the Phoenix Suns. He’s got a tough act to follow after Glen Rice Jr. won summer league MVP honors last year…
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  • Wizards, Alan Anderson agree to one-year contract

    Wizards, Alan Anderson agree to one-year contract

    nba.com Jul 7
    Free-agent shooting guard Alan Anderson has agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards that should become official later this week.
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  • Post Sports Live: Nationals all-stars named

    Post Sports Live: Nationals all-stars named

    The Washington Post’s Scott Allen, Neil Greenberg and Clinton Yates join host Gene Wang to debate Bryce Harper’s MVP candidacy and Max Scherzer’s odds of starting the All-Star Game. The panel also discusses the impact of offseason signings and trades of…
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  • Wizards, Neal,agree to $2.1M, 1-year deal

    Wizards, Neal,agree to $2.1M, 1-year deal

    nba.com Jul 3
    Free-agent shooting guard Gary Neal has agreed to a $2.1 million, one-year contract with the Washington Wizards.
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  • Report: Bucks trade Jared Dudley to Wizards

    Report: Bucks trade Jared Dudley to Wizards

    nba.com Jul 2
    Moving on after learning they'll lose Paul Pierce as a free agent, the Washington Wizards agreed to acquire forward Jared Dudley from the Milwaukee Bucks for a future second-round draft pick.
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  • Is Justin Williams the Caps’ answer to Paul Pierce?

    Is Justin Williams the Caps’ answer to Paul Pierce?

    A few months ago, my friend Steve — whose primary hobby is telling me how to do my job — suggested a column. He pointed out that the Wizards have often emulated the Caps in recent years: stripping apart a middling roster, rebuilding around young stars, …
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  • Post Sports Live: Nationals hitting a stride, Wizards draft Oub…

    Post Sports Live: Nationals hitting a stride, Wizards draft Oubre

    The Washington Post’s Scott Allen and Dan Steinberg and WUSA9’s Dave Owens join host Gene Wang to discuss the Nationals solid performances despite injuries. The panel also analyzes the Wizards’ trade for draft pick Kelly Oubre Jr. and debate whether DeS…
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  • Video - NBA Top Plays 01:02

    NBA Top Plays

    Mar 20
    Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
  • Video - Paul Leads Clippers Past Wizards 01:10

    Paul Leads Clippers Past Wizards

    Mar 20
    Chris Paul scored 30 points and had 15 assists in the Clippers' 113-99 win over the Wizards.
  • Video - Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers 01:44

    Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past Blazers

    Mar 16
    John Wall and Bradley Beal combined to score 44 points in the Wizards' 105-97 win over the Blazers.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:51

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Mar 16
    Check out the top plays from the night in the NBA, including LeBron James' bug dunk.

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