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This doesn’t beat < strong>Deron Williams as Khal Drogo, but Paul Pierce’s Halloween effort is still commendable nonetheless. The Washington Wizards forward embraced his inner-superhero with this full-body Captain America costume. Nice. We’re not …Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce, Brenda Frese, Fred Smoot get into Halloweenwashingtonpost.com 6 hours agoStill more people are getting into Halloween. Above, please find newest Wizards star Paul Pierce, as Captain America. Ladies and gentleman Paul Pierce !!!:)) #legend #this #guyyyyyy Then there’s Brenda Frese, who continued her tradition of surprising he…Upvote Share Tweet
Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach Game Shapedimemag.com 7 hours agoThese seem like good times for Ray Allen. The future Hall-of-Famer is simply enjoying family life and managing his own time while mulling a decision as whether or not to play in the NBA this season. And as he told Dom Amore of the Hartford Courant, Alle…Upvote Share TweetDuring Wednesday’s season-opening loss at Miami, Wizards play-by-play man Steve Buckhantz accused the Heat of using artificial crowd noise in American Airlines Arena. “They’ve gone to the canned crowd noise here in Miami, which is, I guess, something yo…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com 10 hours agoOklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook made one of the earliest NBA fashion statements this season with his much-discussed shiny silver jacket. Now Westbrook is hurt. But shiny silver jackets will live on in the NBA, thanks in part to the Wizards new pregame…Upvote Share TweetFollowing the Wizards’ lackluster season-opening loss at Miami on Wednesday, Coach Randy Wittman pointed to a lack of defensive toughness as the culprit. “Tonight had nothing to do with our offense,” Wittman told reporters. “We just got beat off the dri…Upvote Share Tweet
Throwback Thursday: Michael Jordan’s Wizards debutwashingtonpost.com Oct 30 (yesterday)Thirteen years ago Thursday, Michael Jordan stepped back onto an NBA court for the 2001 season opener. The moment was legendary, at least in pregame theory: The basketball immortal returning from a three-year retirement, climbing out of history and back…Upvote Share Tweet
Kris Humphries tweets photo of his finger wound, and it’s really grosswashingtonpost.com Oct 29 (2 days ago)Earlier this month, Wizards big man Kris Humphries cut up his finger pretty good. From Jorge Castillo: Kris Humphries underwent surgery on his right hand Thursday to repair nerve damage in his pinkie finger and is expected to miss three to four weeks be…Upvote Share TweetThe Washington Post’s Jonathan Forsythe, Mike Wise, Keith McMillan and Neil Greenberg analyze Monday night’s surprising Redskins win over the Cowboys, debate whether quarterback Robert Griffin III or Colt McCoy should start against the Vikings on Sunday…Upvote Share Tweet
Foot Locker ad predicts hilarious future for Wizards’ John WallJohn Wall’s first signature shoe from Adidas hits stores Friday, and as Wall’s friend in a new Foot Locker commercial explains, the milestone is all part of The Process for the rising Wizards star. Wall’s signature shoe — the J Wall 1 — begets a champio…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards’ Paul Pierce still can’t stand LeBron James and other Eastern Conference foesThe Wizards open the regular season Wednesday at Miami and the 7:30 tip-off time will require veteran Paul Pierce to stay up past his bedtime. The 37-year-old forward discussed his new sleeping habits and lamented the bygone days when NBA players genuin…Upvote Share Tweet
Otto Porter and Glen Rice delight kids at Wizards Halloween partywashingtonpost.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)The Wizards hosted a Halloween party for more than 100 kids at Verizon Center on Monday, and Otto Porter stole the show with his Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles costume. Michelango’s trademark nunchucks looked like pencils in Porter’s hands. The event was …Upvote Share TweetThis morning, ESPN reporter Britt McHenry sent a tweet that seemed to contain her thoughts about the possibility of Kevin Durant eventually returning to his hometown and playing for the Washington Wizards:Read more...Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 24Later this month, Paul Pierce will play his first game as a member of the Washington Wizards, which is nearly as weird as what he did 12 months ago, when he played his first game as a member of the Brooklyn Nets. His former teammate in Brooklyn and Bost…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Huge Marcin Gortat Block Leads To John Wall’s Reverse, Double-Pump Slamdimemag.com Oct 23Of the countless attributes why basketball ranks as the world’s best game is a near constant stream of end-to-end action. There’s no waiting, players perform on both sides of the ball, and offense turns to defense and vice versa in a flash. This huge bl…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Game-Winner In Waning Seconds Versus Wizardsdimemag.com Oct 22The ball isn’t supposed to stick in the triangle offense, but sometimes scorers need to do what they do best. For the New York Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony, that’s facing up from the mid-post, surveying the defense, and going to work, a strategy he utilized …Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our League” (Video)dimemag.com Oct 22We still haven’t grown accustomed to seeing Paul Pierce in a Washington Wizards uniform. According to the Boston Celtics’ legend and former Brooklyn Net, though, watching star players don different jerseys is something with which we’ll be forced to beco…Upvote Share Tweet
No, Nike won’t be selling Prince George’s County-themed KD7swashingtonpost.com Oct 22The idea of a Prince George’s County-themed Kevin Durant sneaker was very exciting to Wizards fans bleeding #KD2DC, and to fans of the Maryland road system, and to my cubicle neighbor, who lives in Prince George’s County. If you missed it, here’s the gi…Upvote Share Tweet
Bill Simmons calls the Wizards ‘America’s Team’washingtonpost.com Oct 22Good news, Wizards fans. You’re supporting America’s Team now. Bill Simmons declared it so, in his NBA League Pass rankings with Grantland writer Zach Lowe. That seems fun, I guess? Hop on the bandwagon, everyone! There’s plenty of room. Here’s what Sim…Upvote Share Tweet
Heat Open Season With WinOct 29Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade combined to score 47 points in the Heat's 107-95 win over the Wizards.
Knicks Sneak Past WizardsOct 22Carmelo Anthony hit a jumper with less than 15 seconds on the clock to lift the Knicks past the Wizards 103-100.
Davis, Pelicans Top WizardsOct 20Anthony Davis scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in the Pelicans' 88-84 win over the Wizards.
Jefferson Leads HornetsOct 17Al Jefferson scored a game-high 20 points and had eight rebounds as Charlotte beat Washington 96-86.
Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors agree on contract extensionOct 31The Golden State Warriors have agreed to a contract extension with shooting guard Klay Thompson, the team announced Friday.
Alec Burks agrees to 4-year, $42 million extension with Utah JazzOct 31The Utah Jazz have agreed to a contract extension with guard Alec Burks worth $42 million over four years, sources told ESPN.com.
Windhorst: Cavs fall flat in LeBron's returnOct 31The Cavs fell flat in their opener after months of hype. But LeBron and Co. were glad to just get it over with, writes Brian Windhorst.
Oklahoma City Thunder's West path gets trickier without Russell WestbrookOct 31Without a margin for error in the unforgiving West, the Thunder are winless and now perhaps starless, with Russell Westbrook joining Kevin Durant in street clothes.