Ted Leonsis loves music so much he used a bust of Elvis as a wingman in college
washingtonpost.com Updated Feb 11 (yesterday)
When Ted Leonsis was in college at Georgetown — long before he became a billionaire with America Online, and certainly before he bought the Washington Wizards, Capitals and Mystics — he hung out with Elvis Presley. Well, not the actual Elvis. Leonsis wa…Share Tweet
Wall has to work for recognition among top guardsnba.com Feb 10 (yesterday)Fresh off scoring 51 points against the Washington Wizards, reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry praised John Wall, who dropped a quiet 41 against the Warriors.Share Tweet
The Time Michael Jordan Appeared On A Japanese Game Show And Made ‘9 Hoops’ Historydimemag.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)Subscribe to UPROXX In 2000, Michael Jordan was a year removed after retiring from the NBA a second time following his sixth championship with the Bulls. MJ wouldn’t return to the Association as a player until 2001 with the Wizards, but there’s video of…Share Tweet
John Wall, Wizards mark Black History Month by recreating Run-DMC photowashingtonpost.com Feb 9 (3 days ago)The Washington Wizards’ celebration of Black History Month, which has involved players recreating photographs of African-Americans who have inspired them, continued Tuesday with Drew Gooden, Alan Anderson and John Wall dressing up as Run-DMC. It’s a goo…Share Tweet
A blogger’s farewell to Post Sports, and a look back at his favorite storieswashingtonpost.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)Some time last winter, I ran into Dan Steinberg at a Wizards Fan Happy Hour event in Adams Morgan. There had been some turnover in the Washington Post sports section and he came right out with it: “You should write for Sports. Seriously. You certainly c…Share Tweet
Jazz-Wizards postponed game rescheduled for Feb. 18nba.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)The National Basketball Association announced today that the Jan. 23 game between the Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards, which was postponed due to severe weather conditions in the Eastern United States, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 18 at 7 p.…Share Tweet
The Cavaliers Reportedly Want Jared Dudley, But The Wizards Aren’t Budgingdimemag.com Feb 5 (7 days ago)Getty Image The Cleveland Cavaliers may be the top seed in the Eastern Conference, but that doesn’t mean they’re totally satisfied with their roster. One piece, specifically, that could both augment their strengths and cover up some of their weaknesses …Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 4Fresh off their highlight-heavy Wednesday win over the Washington Wizards, the Golden State Warriors stuck around the nation's capital to celebrate their 2014-15 NBA championship. We'll let Warriors guard Leandro Barbosa tell us where they were going an…Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Feb 4Stephen Curry scored 25 points during a scorching first quarter in Golden State’s 134-121 win over the Wizards on Wednesday. The Warriors guard finished with 51 points, tying the Verizon Center record shared by Michael Jordan (2001), who was with the Wi…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 4Stephen Curry entered Wednesday's meeting with the Washington Wizards on what is, for him, something of a cold run. The NBA's leading scorer at 29.4 points per game, Curry had averaged just 16.7 points over the Golden State Warriors' last three contests…Share Tweet
Wizards’ Bradley Beal poses as Langston Hughes for Black History MonthIt’s February, a.k.a. Black History Month, which apparently means that every sports team in a place where a lot of black people live needs to pay homage to the past. But for the second year in a row, the Washington Wizards have been involved in somethin…Share TweetDid the latest news about NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel — that the Browns appear to be finished with him — make Colin Cowherd think about Wizards star John Wall? Yes, inasmuch as watching underwear-clad stars of 1980s sitcoms saute sliced turnips in a …Share Tweet
Jay Bilas to call Wizards-Warriors game during ESPN’s ‘Crossover’ coverageIt takes a lot to render ESPN college basketball analyst Jay Bilas speechless, but announcing Wednesday’s Wizards-Warriors game at Verizon Center alongside Mike Breen and Doug Collins could do the trick. Bilas has previously announced an NBA game as par…Share Tweet
Warriors visit will mark most expensive Wizards game in at least six yearswashingtonpost.com Feb 2Here was one clue that Golden State’s Wednesday visit to Verizon Center was a bigger deal than your typical mid-week mid-season game: a certain someone in my household sold her two 400-level tickets for more than four times their face value. Here was an…Share Tweetyahoo.com Feb 2Houston Rockets center Dwight Howard will miss the team's Tuesday night game against the Miami Heat after the NBA hit him with a one-game suspension for "striking the arm of a game official" during the fourth quarter of Houston's 123-122 loss …Share TweetWashington Wizards coach Randy Wittman will miss his team's next two games following his brother's death.Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Jan 30Gilbert Arenas may need to take a break from social media, or at the very least, from Instagram. The Former Wizards guard’s account has been the culprit of several questionable acts of late, the most recent coming Friday when he publicly admitted to usi…Share Tweet
This Blocked Bradley Beal Dunk Is A Metaphor For The Wizards' Seasondeadspin.com Jan 28Poor Bradley Beal, and poor Wizards, who dropped to 20-24 with their 117-113 loss at home to the Nuggets.Read more...Share TweetWashington Wizards guard Bradley Beal sustained a broken nose and a concussion after getting hit in the face by Boston Celtics forward Marcus Smart and will miss Tuesday night's game at the Toronto Raptors.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jan 23How are you planning on spending this snowbound evening? Hopefully you weren’t planning on watching the Wizards, Sixers (you definitely weren’t), or the Islanders play tonight. The NHL has postponed today’s Islanders—Flyers game as well as tomorrow’s Ca…Share Tweet
Heat's Wade out vs. Wizards with shoulder sorenessnba.com Jan 20Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade was scratched from Wednesday's game against the Washington Wizards because of shoulder soreness.Share Tweet
ESPN analyst says John Wall is a no-brainer all-starwashingtonpost.com Jan 20John Wall takes his NBA all-star game appearances quite seriously. The sixth-year player has made the last two all-star teams, and is likely to make his third on Feb. 14. It’s been an awkward first half of the season regarding the mid-winter exhibition …Share Tweet
Wizards' Wall, Thunder's Durant named Players of the Weeknba.com Jan 18The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Oklahoma City Thunder's Kevin Durant were today named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Jan. 11 through Sunday, Jan. 17.Share Tweet
NBA Top PlaysMar 20Derrick Williams' posterizing, one-handed slam is the top play in the NBA.
Paul Leads Clippers Past WizardsMar 20Chris Paul scored 30 points and had 15 assists in the Clippers' 113-99 win over the Wizards.
Wall, Beal Lift Wizards Past BlazersMar 16John Wall and Bradley Beal combined to score 44 points in the Wizards' 105-97 win over the Blazers.
NBA Top 3 Plays Of The NightMar 16Check out the top plays from the night in the NBA, including LeBron James' bug dunk.