Washington Wizards News and Rumors

Photo: Paul Pierce Goes All-Out For Halloween As Captain Americ…

Photo: Paul Pierce Goes All-Out For Halloween As Captain America

dimemag.com Updated 4 hours ago
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 …
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  • Paul Pierce, Brenda Frese, Fred Smoot get into Halloween

    Paul Pierce, Brenda Frese, Fred Smoot get into Halloween

    washingtonpost.com 6 hours ago
    Still 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…
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  • Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach …

    Ray Allen Will Watch How Season Plays Out, Needs Week To Reach Game Shape

    dimemag.com 7 hours ago
    These 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…
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  • Heat executive rebuts Steve Buckhantz’s claim that Miami uses f…

    Heat executive rebuts Steve Buckhantz’s claim that Miami uses fake crowd noise

    During 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…
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  • Russell Westbrook is hurt, but Wizards are keeping the silver j…

    Russell Westbrook is hurt, but Wizards are keeping the silver jacket thing going

    washingtonpost.com 10 hours ago
    Oklahoma 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…
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  • Wizards’ Rasual Butler congratulates James Ennis after getting …

    Wizards’ Rasual Butler congratulates James Ennis after getting posterized

    Following 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…
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  • Throwback Thursday: Michael Jordan’s Wizards debut

    Throwback Thursday: Michael Jordan’s Wizards debut

    washingtonpost.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…
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  • Kris Humphries tweets photo of his finger wound, and it’s reall…

    Kris Humphries tweets photo of his finger wound, and it’s really gross

    washingtonpost.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…
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  • Post Sports Live: Colt McCoy leads Redskins to win, Wizards sea…

    Post Sports Live: Colt McCoy leads Redskins to win, Wizards season preview (Video)

    washingtonpost.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    The 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…
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  • Foot Locker ad predicts hilarious future for Wizards’ John Wall

    Foot Locker ad predicts hilarious future for Wizards’ John Wall

    washingtonpost.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    John 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…
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  • Wizards’ Paul Pierce still can’t stand LeBron James and other E…

    Wizards’ Paul Pierce still can’t stand LeBron James and other Eastern Conference foes

    washingtonpost.com Oct 28 (3 days ago)
    The 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…
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  • Otto Porter and Glen Rice delight kids at Wizards Halloween par…

    Otto Porter and Glen Rice delight kids at Wizards Halloween party

    washingtonpost.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 …
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  • Don't Freak Out About This Cryptic Kevin Durant Tweet, Thunder …

    Don't Freak Out About This Cryptic Kevin Durant Tweet, Thunder Fans

    deadspin.com washingtonpost.com Oct 27 (4 days ago)
    This 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...
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  • Paul Pierce thinks that stars moving from team to team is a 'gr…

    Paul Pierce thinks that stars moving from team to team is a 'great thing'

    yahoo.com Oct 24
    Later 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…
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  • GIF: Huge Marcin Gortat Block Leads To John Wall’s Reverse, Dou…

    GIF: Huge Marcin Gortat Block Leads To John Wall’s Reverse, Double-Pump Slam

    dimemag.com Oct 23
    Of 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…
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  • Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Game-Winner In Waning Seconds Versus …

    Watch Carmelo Anthony Hit Game-Winner In Waning Seconds Versus Wizards

    dimemag.com Oct 22
    The 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 …
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  • Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our Leag…

    Paul Pierce Says Player Movement Is “A Great Thing For Our League” (Video)

    dimemag.com Oct 22
    We 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…
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  • No, Nike won’t be selling Prince George’s County-themed KD7s

    No, Nike won’t be selling Prince George’s County-themed KD7s

    The 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…
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  • Bill Simmons calls the Wizards ‘America’s Team’

    Bill Simmons calls the Wizards ‘America’s Team’

    Good 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…
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  • Video - Heat Open Season With Win 01:28

    Heat Open Season With Win

    Oct 29
    Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade combined to score 47 points in the Heat's 107-95 win over the Wizards.
  • Video - Knicks Sneak Past Wizards 00:52

    Knicks Sneak Past Wizards

    Oct 22
    Carmelo Anthony hit a jumper with less than 15 seconds on the clock to lift the Knicks past the Wizards 103-100.
  • Video - Davis, Pelicans Top Wizards 01:01

    Davis, Pelicans Top Wizards

    Oct 20
    Anthony Davis scored 14 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in the Pelicans' 88-84 win over the Wizards.
  • Video - Jefferson Leads Hornets 00:55

    Jefferson Leads Hornets

    Oct 17
    Al Jefferson scored a game-high 20 points and had eight rebounds as Charlotte beat Washington 96-86.

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    Oct 31
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    Oct 31
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    Oct 31
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