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Charles Barkley says Wizards will sweep Bulls after Game 2 OT w…

Charles Barkley says Wizards will sweep Bulls after Game 2 OT win: 'This is O-V-E-R'

After trailing by 10 points with seven minutes left in the fourth quarter and by six with just under four minutes remaining in regulation, the Washington Wizards came back to beat the Chicago Bulls, 101-99, in overtime to finish off an impressive road s…
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  • ‘Kirk Hinrich misses the free throw!’ is Buckhantz’s latest mom…

    ‘Kirk Hinrich misses the free throw!’ is Buckhantz’s latest moment

    washingtonpost.com 7 hours ago
    With 2.4 seconds remaining in overtime and the Wizards clinging to a 101-99 lead in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series against Chicago, Nene picked up his sixth foul and sent Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich to the free throw line with a chance to tie t…
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  • Wizards-Bulls Game 2, best and worst

    Wizards-Bulls Game 2, best and worst

    washingtonpost.com 7 hours ago
    Best and worst moments from the Wizards’ 101-99 win over the Bulls in Chicago. Best Rally: The Wizards were down 10 with less than seven minutes remaining in regulation. Chicago was at home, in an absolute must-win. The Wizards were led by youngsters wi…
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  • Wizards’ early advantage, Harper’s benching and Capitals’ waiti…

    Wizards’ early advantage, Harper’s benching and Capitals’ waiting game

    washingtonpost.com 15 hours ago
    Dan Steinberg, LaVar Arrington and Jason Reid joined Jonathan Forsythe on Post Sports Live to discuss the Wizard-Bulls playoff series and preview Game 3 in Washington, debate whether Nationals manager Matt Williams was right to bench Bryce Harper for no…
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  • Why is John Wall in a trailer for Paul Walker’s new movie?

    Why is John Wall in a trailer for Paul Walker’s new movie?

    washingtonpost.com 17 hours ago
    It’s John Wall like you’ve never seen him before. The Wizards point guard is dribbling, shooting and dunking in an LED-lit warehouse, dodging Parkour artists en route to the rim as images of Paul Walker appear on the walls. What would Colin Cowherd thin…
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  • Oh Hell, Root For The Wizards: John Wall's Brave, Stubborn Play…

    Oh Hell, Root For The Wizards: John Wall's Brave, Stubborn Playoff Run

    deadspin.com 17 hours ago
    If you have watched much Washington Wizards basketball over the past four seasons, first of all, why, and I am so sorry—but also, you have seen John Wall chase down a ballhandler in transition, take off like a fucking F/A-18 off a carrier deck, and swat…
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  • Wizards’ Nene has no time for the ‘haters’

    Wizards’ Nene has no time for the ‘haters’

    washingtonpost.com 19 hours ago
    Given a chance to talk about the haters Sunday night, Nene didn’t take it. First he was asked about his feelings upon returning to the playoffs after two years. “I understand the people say things they don’t know,” he said, in part. “But who can control…
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  • RG3 talks DeSean Jackson, Obama and Wizards playoffs

    RG3 talks DeSean Jackson, Obama and Wizards playoffs

    washingtonpost.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    When he wasn’t taking a non-sponsored selfie with President Obama, Comcast SportsNet’s Tarik El-Bashir –formerly of The Post — caught up with Robert Griffin III at today’s White House Easter Egg Roll. The Redskins quarterback was asked to compare the di…
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  • Report: Joakim Noah To Be Named Defensive Player Of The Year

    Report: Joakim Noah To Be Named Defensive Player Of The Year

    dimemag.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    Despite losing at home in Game 1 against the Wizards on Sunday, Bulls center Joakim Noah might have a reason to smile today. Multiple sources claim he’ll be crowned the NBA’s 2014 Defensive Player of the Year, and the Bulls have a press conference sched…
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  • Bill Simmons, Charles Barkley and Shaq hop on on Wizards bandwa…

    Bill Simmons, Charles Barkley and Shaq hop on on Wizards bandwagon

    washingtonpost.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    You don’t have to look far to find a pundit picking against the Wizards in their first-round playoff series against the Chicago Bulls. Heck, our own Brandon Parker likes the Bulls to win in six. Hater. Eighteen of 19 ESPN experts picked the Bulls to win…
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  • RGIII, Wale, Wolf Blitzer react to Wizards win

    RGIII, Wale, Wolf Blitzer react to Wizards win

    washingtonpost.com Apr 21 (yesterday)
    I got a fair amount of feedback on our recent “Where’s the Wizards buzz?” roundtable, from both sides of the debate. And while I still think the sentiments were accurate when we published them, I will say that Sunday night elicited what felt like the mo…
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  • Wizards-Bulls best and worst from Game 1

    Wizards-Bulls best and worst from Game 1

    washingtonpost.com Apr 20 (2 days ago)
    Best and worst moments from the Wizards’ 102-93 win over the Bulls Sunday night in Chicago. Best Response to the Haters: Nene was in the starting lineup for the first time in five games since returning from a sprained knee ligament that sidelined him fo…
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  • Video - In Defense of the Bulls 04:10

    In Defense of the Bulls

    Apr 22
    Was the media wrong in picking Bulls over Wizards? Amin Elhassan is here to defend those who picked Chicago.
  • Video - Wizards Win OT Thriller, Take 2-0 Lead 01:53

    Wizards Win OT Thriller, Take 2-0 Lead

    Apr 22
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Bradley Beal scored 26 points to lead the Wizards to a 101-99 overtime victory over the Bulls in Game 2 of their playoff series.
  • Video - Wall's Ridiculous 3-Point Play 00:23

    Wall's Ridiculous 3-Point Play

    Apr 22
    Washington Wizards guard John Wall made an incredible mid-range shot after being fouled by Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich, then hit the free throw.
  • Video - Wizards Win OT Thriller, Take 2-0 Lead 01:44

    Wizards Win OT Thriller, Take 2-0 Lead

    Apr 22
    Bradley Beal scored 26 points to lead the Wizards to a 101-99 overtime victory over the Bulls in Game 2 of their playoff series.

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