Discussions of the first-round series between the East's No. 4 Toronto Raptors and No. 5 Washington Wizards have focused on which team has '"it." It's arguable that neither team did in Saturday's Game 1 at the Air Canada Centre, but the Wizard…Share Tweet
Wizards overcome Greivis Vasquez’s big shot and shimmy to win Game 1washingtonpost.com 12 hours agoThe Wizards learned Saturday what Maryland fans already knew: No lead is safe with Greivis Vasquez on the floor. Washington, which led by 15 points with 8:10 remaining, needed overtime to win Game 1 of their first-round playoff series against the Raptor…Share Tweet
Hooray, the NBA playoffs are here!deadspin.com 16 hours agoHooray, the NBA playoffs are here! Wizards-Raptors kick things off at 12:30 p.m. ET on ESPN, followed by Pelicans-Warriors at 3:30 p.m. ET on ABC, Bucks-Bulls at 7:00 p.m. ET on ESPN, and Mavericks-Rockets at 9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN. It’s gonna be good. Re…Share Tweet
The Wizards are making ‘the Wizards’ disappear, and it’s gloriouswashingtonpost.com Apr 17 (yesterday)The Wizards are in the process of their best trick yet: making the second half of the “Washington Wizards” disappear. Okay, that’s an exaggeration. The Verizon Center court still reads “Wizards.” So do the home jerseys. So does the team’s new logo. And …Share TweetMasai Ujiri is hanging onto his cash this time around.Share Tweet
Wale, Drake and Greivis Vasquez: Wizards-Raptors series has a lot going onwashingtonpost.com Apr 16 (3 days ago)For the second time in the Wizards’ last three playoff appearances, a pair of rappers will provide an entertaining — or annoying, depending on your taste in off-court feuds — subplot. When the Wizards played the Cavaliers back in 2008, it was Jay-Z and …Share TweetThe Washington Wizards are attempting to distance themselves with what is pictured above. The Washington Wizards new logo, as pictured below, does not figure an actual Wizard: The team admitted as much in a press release on Wednesday: The new primary lo…Share Tweet
George Washington Prepares To Penetrate The Anus Of The Sky Goddeadspin.com Apr 15 (4 days ago)The Washington Wizards just announced their new logo. It replaces their old awkward wizard imagery with something much more straightforward, if awkward in its own way. Read more...Share Tweet
Wizards holding out Nene; Pacers try to make playoff pushnba.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)Washington coach Randy Wittman says forward Nene will not play Tuesday night at Indiana.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Apr 14 (4 days ago)Paul Pierce, who has played like a 35-year-old for five years now, is currently with the Wizards, and judging from this Jackie MacMullan column, he’s a lot happier in Washington than he ever was with the Brooklyn Nets.Read more...Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: Previewing Wizards and Capitals playoffswashingtonpost.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)The Washington Post’s Scott Allen, Neil Greenberg and Adam Kilgore join host Gene Wang to preview the Wizards and Capitals playoffs, offer early impressions of the Nationals’ first week, and debate whether Washington, D.C., is a good sports city.Share Tweet
MC Hammer is 2 legit 2 quit watching the Wizardswashingtonpost.com Apr 13 (6 days ago)MC Hammer is a busy man these days. On Friday, the rapper-turned-startup investor was in Central New York, speaking to Colgate students at the school’s fourth Entrepreneur Weekend along with actress Jessica Alba. By Sunday, Hammer was in D.C., checking …Share Tweet
Caps, Wizards set combined win record, adding perspective to D.C.’s sports historywashingtonpost.com Apr 10The gang over at Japers Rink has pointed out that so far, the Capitals and Wizards have a combined 90 wins, besting the previous record set by the 1985-86 combo. That season, the Bullets lost in the first round of the playoffs to the 76ers, and the Caps…Share Tweet
Caps and Wizards playoffs gear is for sale, but is it a must-buy for fans?washingtonpost.com Apr 10Available now at Kettler Capitals Iceplex! The official #CapsPlayoffs hat! #RockTheRed pic.twitter.com/AROiLT8lEB — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) April 10, 2015 With the Capitals having clinched a playoff berth, there’s new merchandise for the Rock Th…Share Tweet
Capitals, Nationals and Wizards pull off the rare D.C. sports trifectawashingtonpost.com Apr 9Wednesday was a great day to be a D.C. sports fan. The Wizards pounded Philadelphia, 109-90… The Nationals beat the Mets, 2-1… And the Capitals shut out the Bruins, 3-0. That doesn’t happen very often. Dan Steinberg wrote about the D.C. sports trifecta …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.
NBA: Paul Pierce has 'it' as Wizards stop RaptorsApr 18Paul Pierce scored 20 points to lead the Wizards to an overtime win against the Raptors in Game 1.
Masai Ujiri, Toronto Raptors GM, again swears before team's playoff openerApr 18For the second straight year, Toronto Raptors general manager Masai Ujiri swore during a fan rally prior to the team's postseason opener.
Milwaukee Bucks need to build arena to keep teamApr 17The Bucks must build an arena by 2017 or face relocation. Investors hope to break ground by fall to show the NBA good faith, but who will foot the final costs is unclear as taxpayers balk.
LeBron James subjugates first-round foes in playoffsApr 16Over the past six seasons, LeBron James is 24-3 in the first round of the playoffs. That spells trouble for the Boston Celtics in Round 1 this year.