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On John Wall's adidas J Wall 1 NYC All-Star Edition

As a newly named starter for the NBA's Eastern Conference All-Stars, adidas hooked up John Wall with a limited edition sneaker to rock. We profile J-Wall and his shoe. The post Profiling John Wall And The adidas J Wall 1 NYC All-Star Edition appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
57 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Michael Vick attended a Wizards game, and was really impressed by John Wall

While partaking in my daily routine of stalking John Wall on social media, I came across a very intriguing exchange between him and one time NFL great Michael Vick, and it sparked several thoughts in my head about the vast meaningful similarities between the two. The one and done college careers followed by becoming the […] The post Michael Vick attended a Wizards game, and was...
Via Hoop District
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Kobe reveals he wanted to join MJ in Washington

Photo Credit: USA Today Sports For those of you that don’t remember, Kobe wasn’t always ‘Captain Laker’. Not only did Kobe request a trade in 2007, but he was poised to skip town and join his idol, Michael Jordan, more than a decade ago. Kobe held Michael Jordan in the highest regard, and was prepared to leave Los Angles to pair up with the Jordan, in what would have been...
Via Pass The Pill
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant wanted to be a Wizard, to play for Michael Jordan

Photo: slamonline.com Back in 2003 when Michael Jordan finished his second NBA comeback, Kobe Bryant was pondering his future as a Los Angeles Laker. Many had come out to say that Kobe couldn’t win without Shaquille O’Neal. The franchise that Kobe wanted to join, the Washington Wizards. The Washington Posts’ Michael Lee wrote that Bryant wanted to skip L.A. to join forces...
Via DC Sports-Kings
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kobe Bryant Wanted to Join Wizards with Michael Jordan

Keith Allison – Flickr Before John Wall and Gilbert Arenas made it cool to play for the Washington Wizards, Michael Jordan wore a Wizards uniform. Jordan came out of his second retirement to play two seasons for the then-lovable losers Washington Wizards. In a move that also made him Director of Player Operations for the team, Jordan had a lot of influence on the game, and...
Via KCM Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 45, Wizards at Nuggets: Wiz get bailed out for Big 30

Wizards 117 Nuggets 115 (OT) January 25, 2015 – Pepsi Center, Denver, CO Few things in life feel as good as the feeling of getting bailed out. Bailed out. You know, like when you’re in a pickle of some sorts, and someone or something breaks you out of it? People get bailed out of jail, […] The post Game Notebook 45, Wizards at Nuggets: Wiz get bailed out for Big 30 appeared...
Via Hoop District
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 44, Wizards at Blazers: Start to the road trip not so rosy

Blazers 103 Wizards 96 January 25, 2015 – Moda Center, Portland, OR About last night.. Last night’s heart-piercing diminishment in Portland was a sheer tale of two halves. After the Wizards took a 55-45 lead into the half and at one point led the Blazers by 14, the Wizards’ gear was stuck on reverse with […] The post Game Notebook 44, Wizards at Blazers: Start to the road...
Via Hoop District
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Reaches Three-Point Milestone

Congratulations @paulpierce34 on making your 2,000th career 3-pointer! 4th player in NBA history to reach 2,000 3's pic.twitter.com/HAPYsvA9ZJ — Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) January 25, 2015 With his third three pointer of the nightWashington Wizards forward Paul Pierce became the fourth player in NBA history to make 2,000 three pointers. Pierce reached the milestone on...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Washington’s Paul Pierce Reaches 3-Pointer Milestone

In the third quarter of Saturday night’s game at Portland, Wizard Paul Pierce connected on his 2,000th three-pointer. He’s the fourth NBA player in league history to make as many. Jason Terry, Ray Allen & Reggie Miller are the others. 4 players in #NBA history have made 2000 3pt shots. Congrats @paulpierce34 #HallOfFame https://t.co/g7fWexYFRx — Hoop District (@HoopDistrictDC...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Drives, Hits Off-Balance Shot to Beat Buzzer

Bleacher Report With the seconds ticking down towards the end of the first quarter, the Washington Wizards leaned on their All-Star point guard John Wall. Randy Wittman brought Wall back into the game with bout four seconds remaining. He inbounds the ball and got it back from a hand off from Andre Miller. Wall drove to the baseline with the aging Steve Blake guarding him. Just as...
Via KCM Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Russell Westbrook Celebrating Game-Winning Shot Turns Into Hilarious Meme

Russell Westbrook took down the Washington Wizards in overtime Wednesday night. The 26-year-old celebrated hitting the game-winning only like Russell Westbrook can do, which we can all be thankful for: @Steve_OS @World_Wide_Wob @anthonyVslater pic.twitter.com/4FozHAigzs — Bennett Berry (@bennettberry) January 22, 2015 That didn’t take long. “@World_Wide_Wob: @Steve_OS @anthonyVslater...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Durant puts Gortat on a poster

Ouch! OKC’s Kevin Durant decided to disrespect the crap out of Washington’s Marcin Gortat with a dunk so vicious, Gortat’s home country of Poland might even stand up and applaud KD. Why you got to do him like that KD? Why? The Polish Hammer just got turned into the Polish Nail. The post Durant puts Gortat on a poster appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
Via Crossover Chronicles
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wale, Kanye West to design new uniforms for Wizards?

Wale Instagram The Washington Wizards announced in November that D.C.-based rapper Wale would be the team’s creative liaison. “I’m excited to start building as the creative liaison for the Washington Wizards,” said Wale. “As a D.C. native and lifelong Wizards fan, this is truly an exciting and organic relationship for me. We’ve got some exciting projects up our...
Via Sports-Glory
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards break away early, rout Sixers as Gortat scores 20

WASHINGTON -- Marcin Gortat scored 20 points, John Wall had 11 points and 10 assists and the Washington Wizards beat the overmatched Philadelphia 76ers 111-76 on Monday. Washington went on a 20-3 run for a 27-11 lead late in the first quarter and coasted to the win. After closing the gap to 16 points with three minutes to play in the third quarter, the Sixers allowed the Wizards...
Via AP on Fox
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Bespectacled Paul Pierce pokes some fun at Russ Westbrook

Paul Pierce took a few friendly jabs at Russell Westbrook this weekend, mocking his “we executed” interview from Friday night. John touched on Westbrook’s little tantrum in the Saturday Dump. FWIW, I don’t think the glasses are part of the bit. Pierce has worn those babies before. (h/t CBS Sports)
Via Red's Army
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal: Wizards have the best backcourt in the NBA

Bradley Beal spoke to NBA’s Game Time after Wednesday night’s 105-99 win over the Chicago Bulls and didn’t hold back when asked whether the best back court in the NBA is in Golden State [Steph Curry and Klay Thompson] or in the nation’s capital. I’ll give you a hint — Beal stood up for himself and teammate John Wall. RT @NBATV: Bradley Beal says the @WashWizards have...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 101 Spurs 93

THE RECORD The win improves Washington’s record to 26-12, good for second place in the Southeast Division and Eastern Conference behind the red-hot Atlanta Hawks. The Wizards are now 17-4 at home and 9-5 against the West. STAT OF THE GAME 17. That’s how many games in a row the Wizards had lost to the Spurs before last night. Washington’s last win over San Antonio was November...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ray Allen 'not out of the picture' to join Pierce, Wizards

Ray Allen has been biding his time, not playing yet not really retired, waiting for the right call to come.   That call could come soon. As the Washington Wizards vie for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, Allen would be a “natural” fit to back up starting shooting guard Bradley Beal, CSN Washington’s J. Michael reported Friday. Although Allen is said to be considering...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wilbon angry at DC for not supporting Wizards

The Washington Wizards are out to a fast start with an 18-6 record and 13-2 at home. With this record, you’d fans would be flocking to the Verizon Center to support their team. However, on Friday against the Los Angeles Clippers, the attendance was well short of a sellout and that has ESPN’s Michael Wilbon seeing red. Wilbon called out DC fans during an appearance on Tony Kornheiser’s...
Via Awful Announcing
December 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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