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Dime Q&A: Brendan Haywood On The Cavs, LeBron, Playing With…

Dime Q&A: Brendan Haywood On The Cavs, LeBron, Playing With MJ, His Contract & More

dimemag.com Updated 3 hours ago
Being comfortable in one’s skin can be a difficult task, but veteran center Brendan Haywood from the Cleveland Cavaliers has mastered the art. He’s a throwback type of center. You know, the type that likes to rebound, block shots and stay close to the b…
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  • Wizards make annual holiday gift delivery extravaganza

    Wizards make annual holiday gift delivery extravaganza

    washingtonpost.com 23 hours ago
    “There go John Wall! Oh my Lord” someone shouted out, as a group of Wizards began carrying stacks of presents into an apartment in Southeast Washington Wednesday afternoon. Otto Porter started hugging the people inside. So did Rasual Butler. Paul Pierce…
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  • Videos: John Wall Cooks On Zach LaVine, Mo Williams En Route To…

    Videos: John Wall Cooks On Zach LaVine, Mo Williams En Route To 21 Points, 17 Dimes

    dimemag.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    If John Wall keeps this up, it’s only a matter of time until he emerges as a legitimate MVP candidate. For the highlights of an utterly dominant 21-point, 17-assist outing in a win versus the Minnesota Timberwolves, watch the Washington Wizards supersta…
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  • Andre Miller's follow dunk attempt didn't go so well

    Andre Miller's follow dunk attempt didn't go so well

    yahoo.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    Washington Wizards point guard Andre Miller has a sterling reputation as a floor leader, a crafty veteran who knows how to manipulate defenses and make the right passes to the right guys at the right times. What the 38-year-old Miller definitely doesn't…
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  • Wizards' Pierce out with sore right toe

    Wizards' Pierce out with sore right toe

    nba.com Dec 16 (yesterday)
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was declared out of Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a sore right toe.
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  • Liam Neeson warns John Wall about the Knicks in ‘Taken 3′ parod…

    Liam Neeson warns John Wall about the Knicks in ‘Taken 3′ parody

    washingtonpost.com Dec 16 (2 days ago)
    With the Knicks hosting the Wizards on Christmas Day and “Taken 3″ premiering next month, ESPN released a parody video to promote the game featuring “Taken” star and Knicks fan Liam Neeson and Wizards guard John Wall. While extolling the virtues of the …
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  • Rockets’ James Harden, Wizards’ John Wall Named Players Of The …

    Rockets’ James Harden, Wizards’ John Wall Named Players Of The Week

    dimemag.com nba.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    Out with the old, in with the new? With Kobe Bryant and Dwyane Wade clearly on the decline and Chris Paul on the downward trend of his prime, there’s an opportunity for James Harden and John Wall to emerge as the best players at their respective positio…
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  • Alex Ovechkin wears a John Wall jersey and meets Marcin Gortat …

    Alex Ovechkin wears a John Wall jersey and meets Marcin Gortat at Wizards game

    washingtonpost.com Dec 15 (3 days ago)
    Capitals star Alex Ovechkin has been to Wizards games before. In 2009, he met LeBron James after a Wizards win over the Cavaliers. The following year, he wasn’t even the most noteworthy local pro to attend a Wizards-Lakers game, with newly signed Jayson…
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  • Watch Michael Jordan And Kobe Bryant Talk Rings During 2003 All…

    Watch Michael Jordan And Kobe Bryant Talk Rings During 2003 All-Star Game

    dimemag.com Dec 14 (4 days ago)
    Should Kobe Bryant score nine points in tonight’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves, the Los Angeles Lakers legend will pass Michael Jordan for third on the league’s all-time scoring list. Barring a turnaround of epic proportions at some point in …
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  • Wall, Wizards end Clips' 9-game win streak

    Wall, Wizards end Clips' 9-game win streak

    ESPN.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    The first John Wall-Chris Paul showdown of the season turned into a mismatch as the Washington Wizards snapped the Los Angeles Clippers' nine-game winning streak with a 104-96 victory.
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  • ‘Hail to the Bullets’ and five other images from the last time …

    ‘Hail to the Bullets’ and five other images from the last time Washington started 15-6

    washingtonpost.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    At 15-6, the Wizards are off to their best start since 1974 and commanding more attention than they have since the Gilbert Arenas years. That makes this as good a time as any to share a few images from a game program from the 1974-75 season, when Washin…
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  • On the Wizards, excitement, and free chicken sandwiches

    On the Wizards, excitement, and free chicken sandwiches

    washingtonpost.com Dec 12 (6 days ago)
    Let’s start with the free chicken. See, the Wizards have this fourth-quarter promotion that’s been a running gag among the team’s followers for years. If an opposing player misses both free throws during a fourth-quarter trip to the line, fans can redee…
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  • Steve Buckhantz’s call was Dagger-licious

    Steve Buckhantz’s call was Dagger-licious

    Some Wizards baskets prompt a “Dagger!” call from Steve Buckhantz, but some require a decibel-raising “DAGGER!!” The play that won the game for Washington on Wednesday night more than fit the latter category. The game at Orlando’s Amway Center was tied …
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  • Wizards Win On Bradley Beal Alley-Oop Layup With 0.8 Seconds Le…

    Wizards Win On Bradley Beal Alley-Oop Layup With 0.8 Seconds Left

    Bradley Beal still looks a bit off after missing the first three weeks of the season with a fractured wrist, but this is sure to raise his spirits. The Wizards entered the fourth quarter down eight to the Magic, but a furious rally led by John Wall tied…
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  • Paul Pierce On John Wall: “He’s Our Leader”

    Paul Pierce On John Wall: “He’s Our Leader”

    dimemag.com Dec 10
    At this point his career, the most influential aspects of Paul Pierce’s game are intangible. The 37 year-old can still make big shots, canny passes, and capably check elite opposing wings for stretches, but his days as superstar are long gone. John Wall…
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  • Why Celtics center Kelly Olynyk was making pizza and sandwiches…

    Why Celtics center Kelly Olynyk was making pizza and sandwiches at the Italian Store

    After the Wizards’ 133-132 double-overtime win over Boston on Monday, Bob Tramonte asked Celtics center Kelly Olynyk what he wanted to do. Olynyk, who scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds in the loss, said he wanted pizza from the Italian Store, whi…
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  • Wizards television ratings up 46 percent through 20 games

    Wizards television ratings up 46 percent through 20 games

    “I didn’t see much of the fourth quarter,” Kevin Sheehan said on ESPN 980′s Redskins postgame show Sunday afternoon. “I turned it to [the Wizards]. They cut a 22-point lead down to one, had multiple chances to take the lead. Now that’s a team that’s act…
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  • Rajon Rondo addresses his benching expertly, as the Celtics fig…

    Rajon Rondo addresses his benching expertly, as the Celtics figure out what to do with him

    yahoo.com Dec 9
    Most NBA observers had flipped away from the Washington Wizards/Boston Celtics game on Monday evening, well before it was over. The Wizards, working at home with a team that hopes to contend for a conference championship this season, led by 23 points pa…
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  • 10 things from John Wall’s emotional night and the Wizards’ wil…

    10 things from John Wall’s emotional night and the Wizards’ wildest win of the season

    The Wizards’ 133-132 double-overtime win overtime win over the Celtics on Monday featured a little bit of everything, including squandered leads by both sides, some history, dazzling plays and a display of raw emotion rarely seen by a superstar athlete.…
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  • Wiz squander lead, but edge Celtics in 2 OT

    Wiz squander lead, but edge Celtics in 2 OT

    ESPN.com Dec 9
    John Wall scored 26 points, including Washington's last 10, and the Wizards rallied for a 133-132 win over the Boston Celtics in double overtime Monday night.
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  • Video - Miller Putback Failure 00:06

    Miller Putback Failure

    Dec 16
    Wizards guard Andre Miller tries to finish with a dunk off a missed shot and fails miserably.
  • Video - Wall Leads Wizards Past Wolves 01:19

    Wall Leads Wizards Past Wolves

    Dec 16
    John Wall scored 21 points and had 17 assists in the Wizards' 109-95 win over the Wolves.
  • Video - NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night 00:55

    NBA Top 3 Plays Of The Night

    Dec 16
    Check out the top three plays from the night in the NBA, including Rudy Gay's huge dunk against the Thunder.
  • Video - Wall Playing At Another Level 00:28

    Wall Playing At Another Level

    Dec 16
    Following a win over the Timberwolves, Wizards guard John Wall said he is playing the best basketball of his life.

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