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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…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards, Cavaliers renew dormant rivalrynba.com Sep 30 (yesterday)Dormant for years, the rivalry between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers may be back.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweet
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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Wizards Lead The NBA In Street Fighter Hairdosdeadspin.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Marcin Gortat & Martell Webster Show Off “Sexual…Chocolate” Mohawksdimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards Owner Ted Leonsis Is An Insane Bloggerdeadspin.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…Upvote Share Tweet
adidas & John Wall Unveil The J Wall 1 Signature Shoes & Collectiondimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.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 …Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Report: Pierce Says Wizards Opponents Will “Get Beaten Up” At Verizon Centerdimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards finally have some success to build onnba.com Sep 24It'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.Upvote Share Tweet
Got previous dunking experience? The Wizards are hiring a new mascotwashingtonpost.com Sep 24The 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…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Sep 24Small 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch Andre Miller’s Son Adorably Mimic Daddimemag.com Sep 19We 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Kevin Durant takes Natitude to a new level with his custom jerseywashingtonpost.com Sep 18Oklahoma 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…Upvote Share Tweet
John Wall Reacts To Being 31st On SI’s Player Rankingsdimemag.com Sep 17We’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…Upvote Share Tweet
Here’s what Paul Pierce looks like in a Wizards uniformwashingtonpost.com Sep 16Paul 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…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Sep 14Wizards 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Michael Wilbon says the Wizards could finish third in the Eastwashingtonpost.com Sep 11With 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…Upvote Share Tweet
New Wizards court design adds more red, with a focus on the ‘dc’ logowashingtonpost.com Sep 10For 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…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Sep 4The Washington Wizards have hired former NBA guard Howard Eisley as an assistant coach.Upvote Share Tweet
Ray Allen Says He’s “Not In Any Rush” To Make Playing Decisiondimemag.com Sep 3Early 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…Upvote Share Tweet
The Wizards’ premium-opponent list includes some bad, bad teamswashingtonpost.com Sep 2As 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Lakers sign second-round pick Jordan Clarksonnba.com Aug 25The 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Waiters Puts Cavs Backcourt Above The RestSep 30ESPN NBA writer Dave McMenamin discusses Cavs guard Dion Waiters' proclamation that the Cavaliers have the best backcourt in the NBA.
Mint Condition: Jordan's Memorabilia AppealSep 10Beckett Radio's Derek Ficken breaks down why Michael Jordan remains popular among collectors and if any other basketball players can challenge his memorabilia status.
10 Must-See NBA GamesAug 13Breaking down the ten of the best games in upcoming 2014-15 NBA season.
Nets' Schedule AnnouncedAug 13ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Nets' 2014-15 schedule.
NBA: Indiana Pacers are going in the wrong directionOct 1The Pacers went all-in on an NBA title in 2013-14, but fell short. Now, key personnel losses have Indy headed in the wrong direction, Brian Windhorst writes.
NBA: Chicago Bulls have a lot to prove ... to themselvesSep 30Even though the Bulls have a loaded roster, they still have a lot to prove, Brian Windhorst writes.
Adande: Time for Blake Griffin to lead the ClippersSep 29Blake Griffin has reached the stage in his career where he needs to turn in a signature season, writes J.A. Adande
Kevin Durant plans return to Team USA for 2016 Olympic GamesSep 29While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.