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Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

Resilient Bulls brace for next obstacle: Wizards

Never mind all they overcame. The only obstacle that matters now for the Chicago Bulls is the one in front of them.
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  • 8 Keys To Watch For In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend

    8 Keys To Watch For In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend

    dimemag.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    The NBA postseason is upon us and it should be a great one. The Western Conference has three can’t-miss first-round series, while the elite teams in the East look to get by some of the new faces in the playoffs. For teams like San Antonio, Miami, Oklaho…
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  • The 5 Best Matchups To Watch In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend

    The 5 Best Matchups To Watch In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend

    dimemag.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    It’s that time of year again. After 2,460 games played in the 2013-14 season, 16 teams have earned their placement in the 2014 Playoffs. As Doc Rivers urges, “Now the real basketball starts.” While much attention has been focused on the first-round matc…
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  • Dagger! Buckhantz and Chenier on Gilbert Arenas’ buzzer-beater …

    Dagger! Buckhantz and Chenier on Gilbert Arenas’ buzzer-beater against the Bulls

    washingtonpost.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    There were times when the thought of paying Gilbert Arenas more than $20 million a year to play basketball wasn’t completely preposterous. One of the first times was immediately after Game 5 of the Wizards’ series against the Bulls in the first round of…
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  • 16 NBA Players Reveal What’s Currently Playing In Their Headpho…

    16 NBA Players Reveal What’s Currently Playing In Their Headphones

    dimemag.com Apr 18 (yesterday)
    I once asked Steve Nash if anyone in the NBA didn’t listen to rap. His answer surprised me, saying there are actually quite a few, more than you’d think, who have differing tastes. With the NBA Playoffs right around the corner, check out what 16 NBA pla…
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  • Robin Givhan’s scathing review of the original Wizards logo

    Robin Givhan’s scathing review of the original Wizards logo

    washingtonpost.com Apr 16 (4 days ago)
    Yesterday’s retrospective on the renaming of the Washington Bullets eventually made its way to ESPN columnist and “Around the Horn” panelist J.A. Adande, who, while working as the Post’s Bullets beat writer in 1997, covered the Wizards’ uniform unveilin…
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  • Wizards’ Randy Wittman on frustrations and John Wall

    Wizards’ Randy Wittman on frustrations and John Wall

    washingtonpost.com Apr 15 (5 days ago)
    Wizards Coach Randy Wittman criticized the play of Bradley Beal and John Wall after a 94-88 overtime loss to the Bobcats last week, which isn’t the type of thing that generates a whole lot of excitement about a team preparing to make its first playoff a…
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  • Wizards rout Heat, giving Pacers top seed

    Wizards rout Heat, giving Pacers top seed

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    The Miami Heat opted for rest for LeBron James and Chris Bosh over the pursuit of the Eastern Conference's top seed, and the Washington Wizards capitalized in a 114-93 breeze of a game Monday night that clinched the No. 1 seed for the Indiana Pacers.
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  • On the Wizards coverage in the Post

    On the Wizards coverage in the Post

    washingtonpost.com yahoo.com Apr 14 (5 days ago)
    There have been many reasons suggested for the apparent lack of excitement about the Wizards with the playoffs approaching. Beat writer Michael Lee spent part of his morning retweeting and refuting a few of them on Twitter, and presenting evidence to th…
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  • Wizards top Bucks, close in on No. 6 seed

    Wizards top Bucks, close in on No. 6 seed

    ESPN.com nba.com Apr 12
    Bradley Beal scored 26 points, and the Washington Wizards moved a step closer to claiming the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference on Saturday night with a 104-91 win over the Milwaukee Bucks.
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  • Once again, Wizards and Capitals fail to make playoffs in same …

    Once again, Wizards and Capitals fail to make playoffs in same season

    If you had told me at the beginning of the season that the Capitals would miss the playoffs and the Wizards would make the playoffs, I would’ve thought you were a little crazy. If you had told me that the Capitals and the Wizards would make the playoffs…
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  • Cats roll in OT while Wall defends trip, Wiz

    Cats roll in OT while Wall defends trip, Wiz

    ESPN.com Apr 9
    Kemba Walker made the only field goal for either team in overtime, and the Charlotte Bobcats won their fifth straight Wednesday night and moved into position for the No. 6 seed in the Eastern Conference with a 94-88 victory over the Washington Wizards.
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring why Wizards vs. Bobcats matters

    The 10-man rotation, starring why Wizards vs. Bobcats matters

    yahoo.com Apr 9
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: Bullets Forever. There's an awful lot …
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  • Wizards say G-Wiz could defeat The Raptor

    Wizards say G-Wiz could defeat The Raptor

    While G-Wiz might not be the world’s most terrifying mascot, he’s still a Washington institution, to be treated with respect and reverence, even if we’re mostly wondering what the heck he is and whether his eyes ever see beyond his nose and whether ther…
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  • Video - Wizards Clinch Fifth Seed 00:41

    Wizards Clinch Fifth Seed

    Apr 16
    Bradley Beal scored 27 points in the Wizards' 118-102 win over the Celtics to clinch the No. 5 seed in the Eastern Conference.
  • Video - Wizards-Bulls Preview 00:35

    Wizards-Bulls Preview

    Apr 16
    Tim Legler looks ahead to the first-round matchup between the Bulls and Wizards.
  • Video - Andre Miller The Quarterback? 00:12

    Andre Miller The Quarterback?

    Apr 15
    Wizards guard Andre Miller threw a full-court pass to Bradley Beal, who finished with the layup.
  • Video - Stars Rest During Heat Loss 00:28

    Stars Rest During Heat Loss

    Apr 14
    Following a 114-93 loss to the Wizards, Erik Spoelstra said he benched his stars to save them for the playoffs.

Sports Columnists

  • Lee Jenkins: With Curry limited, Warriors counter Clippers to take Game 1

    Apr 19
    LOS ANGELES -- Only 24 miles separate True Love Worship Center International, the church in Reseda where Mark Jackson serves as pastor, from Staples Center, the arena in downtown L.A. where he is fighting to remain a coach. Jackson delivered an early Ea…
  • 2014 NBA Playoffs: Warriors impress with opening win

    Apr 19
    Warriors don't need Stephen Curry heroics to capture playoff opener
  • NBA salary cap projected to rise nearly $5 million

    Apr 19
    The NBA has informed teams that it is projecting a rise in the salary cap of nearly $5 million for next season, according to sources.
  • Memphis Grizzlies' Nick Calathes mounting defense, calls suspension unfair

    Apr 19
    Suspended Memphis Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes is mounting a defense against a 20-game suspension handed down Friday for violation of the NBA's drug policy, citing it as unfair.