John Wall Credits Team Meeting With Wizards Gelling For Playoff Run
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It’s over the summer when we hear a lot of big talk from NBA players before the real grind of the season begins. After signing a max contract extension with the Wizards this summer, John Wall set about predicting new-found success for a Wiz franchise th…Upvote Share Tweet
Birdman was a guest on the Miami Heat postgame show after last night's victory over the Wizards, and he turned what could have been a very boring interview segment into a beautiful piece of performance art. Read more...Upvote Share Tweet
Heat seal playoff spot behind Wade, LeBronESPN.com Updated Mar 10 (yesterday)Dwyane Wade scored 13 of his 22 points in the fourth quarter, LeBron James led all scorers with 23 points and the Miami Heat clinched a playoff spot by beating the Washington Wizards 99-90 on Monday night.Upvote Share Tweet
Drew Gooden on his ‘Dirty Man Contest’ with DeShawn Stevensonwashingtonpost.com Updated Mar 10 (2 days ago)A lifetime ago, when Gilbert Arenas was still the merry leader of a fun-loving Wizards squad and Washington Post reporters didn’t spend all their time sulking over failing to make quick-hitting blog posts turn into viral shareable sensations, DeShawn St…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Mar 9 (3 days ago)? Warriors coach Mark Jackson dropped a bit of a bombshell in his pre-game media session: All-Star guard Stephen Curry is fighting a minor strain in his right quad and will see limited minutes tonight against the Suns and in the foreseeable future. Curr…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards sign Gooden to second 10-day contractnba.com Updated Mar 8 (4 days ago)Forward Drew Gooden was signed to a second 10-day contract by the Washington Wizards.Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards forward Trevor Booker claims to be a cereal aficionado, but when the Washington Post's Dan Sdeadspin.com Updated Mar 6 (6 days ago)Wizards forward Trevor Booker claims to be a cereal aficionado, but when the Washington Post's Dan Steinberg presented him with Deadspin's correct ranking of cereals, he revealed faulty, incorrect opinions. ("Are they, like, old?") [DC Sports …Upvote Share Tweet
Andre Miller’s shoelaces and sockswashingtonpost.com Updated Mar 6 (6 days ago)With so many new players coming to the Wizards in such a short period of time, it’s been hard to get to know them all at once, and it’s hard to know where to start. Luckily, Post beat writer Michael Lee has his finger on the pulse of that locker room, s…Upvote Share Tweet
Phil Chenier roars and Steve Buckhantz has a feverwashingtonpost.com Updated Mar 6 (6 days ago)With the Wizards continuing to win games and have fun, Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier are letting their happiness out. And when you’ve been calling mostly losing basketball for decades, there’s a lot of pent-up happiness. Witness Chenier, roaring alon…Upvote Share Tweet
Trevor Booker on Deadspin’s list of top cerealswashingtonpost.com Updated Mar 5Trevor Booker, as you might recall, eats more breakfast cereal than anyone you know. Earlier this season, the Wizards forward told me that he eats two to three bowls of cereal a day, and up to 21 bowls of cereal a week. “I promise you,” he said, when I …Upvote Share Tweet
Tiquan Underwood, Steve Buckhantz and the NFLPA’s externship programwashingtonpost.com Updated Mar 4About 90 minutes before the Wizards played the Magic last week, Steve Buckhantz tossed a thick stack of his game notes in front of Tiquan Underwood and Frankie Hammond. The two NFL wide receivers gawked as they flipped through the packet; “dang,” one sa…Upvote Share Tweet
Otto Porter’s first NBA three-pointerswashingtonpost.com Updated Mar 4Otto Porter made 43 of his 102 three-point attempts at Georgetown last year, leading the Hoyas in long-distance accuracy. Then he was drafted third overall by the Wizards. So if I had to guess, I probably would have suggested that he’d make his first NB…Upvote Share Tweet
Prince, Grizzlies end Wizards' winning streakESPN.com Updated Mar 3Tayshaun Prince scored a season-high 21 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies withstood a late rally Monday night to snap the Washington Wizards' winning streak at six with a 110-104 victory.Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Mar 3? Heat guard Dwyane Wade will not play tonight against the visiting Bobcats. Coach Erik Spoelstra said Wade did not sustain a setback, but will sit for maintenance reasons. This is the 16th game Wade has missed this season. Guard Toney Douglas will star…Upvote Share Tweetnba.com Updated Mar 3The Washington Wizards' John Wall and the Houston Rockets' James Harden on Monday were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Feb. 24, through Sunday, March 2.Upvote Share Tweet
Ariza scores 40 as Wizards win 6th in a rowESPN.com Updated Mar 1Trevor Ariza made eight 3-pointers and scored a career-high 40 points to help the Washington Wizards win their sixth straight game, 122-103 over the Philadelphia 76ers on Saturday night.Upvote Share TweetAmidst chants of "MVP," the 76ers honored their all-time great Allen Iverson by retiring his jersey.Upvote Share Tweet
It’s time for the NBA to change its approach when it comes to fouling out of overtime gamesyahoo.com Updated Feb 28On Thursday night, in one of the more entertaining games of the NBA’s season, the Washington Wizards downed the Toronto Raptors at home by a 134-129 score. The game went into three overtimes, and was punctuated throughout by heady defensive plays on bot…Upvote Share Tweet
Why Having A Scoring Point Guard Is Super Overrateddimemag.com Updated Feb 28The point guard position is commonly referred to as the player who initiates the team’s offense, the floor general. In recent history, the NBA’s infrastructure has undergone a makeover. Now, it’s all about a lightning quick pace and guards that can scor…Upvote Share Tweet
The Wizards, FiOS and CSN+washingtonpost.com Updated Feb 28Because a whole bunch of people have asked what was up with the Wizards-Raptors game on Verizon FiOS on Thursday night, here’s a brief explanation, as best as I can explain it. As often happens when the Wizards and Capitals play on the same night, one o…Upvote Share Tweet
Five John Wall highlights in Wizards’ win over Raptorswashingtonpost.com Updated Feb 28There were so many frantic moments in Washington’s triple-overtime win over Toronto on Thursday night, so many near-misses and sixth fouls and banged-up bodies and surprising rallies, that it was hard to keep everything straight by the end. So I just we…Upvote Share Tweetwashingtonpost.com Updated Feb 27While Big Threes have long been the talk of the NBA, Washington’s future is clearly built around a two-man operation, at least for now. “The Wizards’ rising back-court duo have been groomed for big things, and their moment has arrived,” Jason Reid wrote…Upvote Share Tweet
NBA Big Board 4.0: Andrew Wiggins regains top spotCNNSI.com Updated Feb 27Several college prospects have surged in popularity over the last few months.Upvote Share TweetDrew Gooden has signed his 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards.Upvote Share Tweet
ESPN and the Wizards colorswashingtonpost.com Updated Feb 26Here’s another installment in my continuing effort to answer the pressing D.C. sports questions of the day. Q: The Wizards changed their uniform colors in May 2011. So why did ESPN use a photo of John Wall wearing that old, ugly blue in its recap of Was…Upvote Share Tweet
Marcin Gortat brings 8-year old boy from Poland to Wizards gameswashingtonpost.com Updated Feb 26In the summer of 2012, Marcin Gortat talked to a group of Polish soldiers who were preparing to go to Afghanistan as part of the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force. The Wizards’ big man — then a part of the Phoenix Suns organization — has …Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Feb 26If you're a small child and you want to go one-on-one with Dwight Howard, now seems to be the time to strike. Previously, we saw him dunk on and block the crap out of a small Wizards fan, and now we have him taking on a pint-sized Kings fan. But this ga…Upvote Share Tweet
Heat Snap Three-Game Losing StreakMar 10LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combined to score 45 points in the Heat's 99-90 win over the Wizards.
Wizards Hold Off BucksMar 8Bradley Beal and Trevor Ariza combined to score 51 points to lead the Wizards past the Bucks 114-107.
Wizards Run Past JazzMar 5The Wizards beat the Jazz 104-91 to hand Utah its fourth straight loss.
NBA Conspiracy TheoriesMar 3The truth is out there! Amin Elhassan and Ethan Sherwood Strauss examine some of the more popular NBA conspiracies and parse the absurd from the plausible.
Brooklyn Nets to sign Jason Collins for remainder of seasonMar 11The Brooklyn Nets will sign center Jason Collins for the remainder of the season once his 10-day contract expires after Friday according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation.
Daily Dime: If Clips get top mark, who's MVP?Mar 10After going 14-for-16 from the field, Blake Griffin shows a game worthy of MVP discussion
Joakim Noah leads way for Chicago Bulls against Miami HeatMar 9Led by an emotional Joakim Noah, the Bulls managed to beat the Heat in another regular-season game but know an NBA King isn't dethroned in March, Michael Wilbon writes.
Daily Dime: LeBron's goes cold, Heat lose againMar 9After starting with a 61-point outburst Monday, LeBron capped the week with a third straight loss