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Nick Young has a plan for the Los Angeles Lakers now that Kobe Bryant is sidelined for the season’s remainder. Unfortunately for all of us, he’ll have to wait a bit for the chance to execute it. Swaggy P has been ruled out for tonight’s game against the…Upvote Share Tweet
Post Sports Live: Super Bowl storylineswashingtonpost.com 4 hours agoThe Washington Post’s Neil Greenberg, Mike Hume and Dan Steinberg join host Gene Wang to preview Super Bowl XLIX between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks, list priorities for new Redskins defensive coordinator Joe Barry, and analyze how…Upvote Share Tweet
Maryland’s Dez Wells considers former high school teammate John Wall a big brotherwashingtonpost.com 7 hours agoThe Big Ten Network’s latest episode of “The Journey” – a weekly, behind-the-scenes look at life in one of college basketball’s best conferences — featured two of the D.C. area’s biggest playmakers in Maryland guard Dez Wells and Wizards all-star John W…Upvote Share Tweet
What NBA team does Michael Vick like? All of them.washingtonpost.com 10 hours agoLast week, Michael Vick went to Verizon Center to see the Wizards play the Thunder. And when he later mentioned that visit on social media, he seemed to be showing some sympathy for the home team. Which seemed neat. I went to check my hometown Wizards o…Upvote Share Tweet
Paul Pierce needles Nuggets with postgame thankswashingtonpost.com Jan 26 (yesterday)The Wizards beat the Nuggets in overtime Sunday night. But the Nuggets certainly had their chances to win. Kenneth Faried missed two free throws with less than two seconds left in regulation and the score tied. And Ty Lawson missed a short little jumper…Upvote Share TweetWhen Michael Jordan’s two-year contract to play basketball for the Washington Wizards expired at the end of the 2002-03 season, it was assumed by many that Jordan would be asked to return to his role as the Wizards’ president of basketball operations an…Upvote Share Tweet
Watch John Wall’s Between-The-Legs Assist To Gortatdimemag.com Jan 26 (yesterday)The Eastern Conference’s starting guard in the 2015 NBA All-Star Game, John Wall, withstood Ty Lawson (31 points, 12 dimes) and helped his Wizards beat a frisky Nuggets team, 117-115, last night. His double-double was the biggest reason why, with 19 poi…Upvote Share Tweet
Wizards dramatic win in Denver damn near killed Steve Buckhantz and Randy Wittmanwashingtonpost.com Jan 26 (yesterday)The Wizards tried like crazy to give away Sunday night’s win over Denver in the final moments of overtime. A five-point Washington lead became a two-point lead on a Nuggets three-pointer with less than five seconds left. Paul Pierce then inbounded the b…Upvote Share TweetLaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after he said he was going to have thumb surgery and recorded 26 points and nine rebounds in Portland's 103-96 victory over the Washington Wizards on Saturday.Upvote Share Tweet
adidas Unveils J Wall 1 NYC “All-Star” Editiondimemag.com Jan 23 (4 days ago)John Wall was named a starter for the 2015 NBA All-Star Game yesterday. On cue, adidas introduced the J Wall 1 “All-Star” colorway for the event. This is Wall’s first starting nod after making his first All-Star team as a reserve last year. The Wizards …Upvote Share TweetRemember when Kevin Durant dunked all over Marcin Gortat on Wednesday night? Yeah, well, the Wizards’ big man just hammered one home over the Thunder superstar in a surprising arena: final voting for the NBA All-Star Game. Marcin Gortat got more All-Sta…Upvote Share Tweet
Sorry Wizards fans, Thunder supporters say Kevin Durant isn’t leaving OKCAmid all the KD2DC hype, it’s easy to forget that as happy as a Kevin Durant homecoming in 2016 would make Wizards fans, the D.C. native’s possible departure from Oklahoma City via free agency would leave an entire fan base feeling spurned. Light blue T…Upvote Share Tweet
KD2DC movement sweeps the Verizon Center for Wizards-ThunderA large contingent of Wizards fans showed their love for D.C. native Kevin Durant on Wednesday at Verizon Center and the Oklahoma City Thunder forward reminded everyone why it’s all right to get at least a little excited about the possibility of him ret…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 22 (6 days ago)Throughout the first half of the 2014-15 season, the three best point guards in the Eastern Conference have been Jeff Teague of the Atlanta Hawks, John Wall of the Washington Wizards and Kyle Lowry of the Toronto Raptors. Reasonable people can disagree …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jan 22 (6 days ago)All eyes were on Kevin Durant for the Oklahoma City Thunder's visit to Washington on Wednesday to face the Wizards at the Verizon Center. The D.C.-area native has been heavily rumored as a potential acquisition of his hometown team when he becomes a fre…Upvote Share Tweet
Bryant Wanted To Be MJ's TeammateJan 26Washington Post reporter Michael Lee discusses Kobe Bryant's desire to join Michael Jordan while he was playing with the Washington Wizards.
Wizards Best Nuggets In OTJan 25John Wall scored 19 points with 16 assists and the Wizards topped Nuggets 117-115 in overtime.
Aldridge Returns, Blazers Top WizJan 24LaMarcus Aldridge returned to the Trail Blazers two days after saying he was going to have thumb surgery and had 26 points and nine rebounds in Portland's 103-96 win over Washington.
'SportCenter' Not Top PlaysJan 23Check out the worst plays from this past week, including LeBron James' air ball during a foul shot.
NBA - LeBron needs the occasional breakJan 27While Kobe Bryant provides the cautionary tale, the Cavs would be wise to emulate the Spurs' management of Tim Duncan for LeBron James, writes Brian Windhorst.
Brooklyn Nets evaluating future of Lionel Hollins, playersJan 26The Brooklyn Nets, increasingly worried about a recent lack of competitiveness, have launched an in-season evaluation of various facets of the team, including new coach Lionel Hollins, according to league sources.
Sources -- Dallas Mavericks confident they will eventually sign veteran ce…Jan 26The Dallas Mavericks are confident they are inching closer to the eventual signing of veteran center Jermaine O'Neal, according to team sources.
NBA - Adande: Kobe Bryant pays price for what greatness requiresJan 24The pursuit of greatness made Kobe Bryant push his body to the brink, writes J.A. Adande.