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Marcin Gortat Gets Free Chick-Fil-A And Loves Every Bite

Marcin Gortat was greeted with free Chick-Fil-A and couldn't stop smiling about it.
Via Gamedayr
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Washington 105, Miami 103; 19 December 2014 (Washington 19-6, Miami 12-15)

Photo Credit: wizofawes.com The Wizards came into Friday night’s road game on a five-game win streak. The Heat have gone L-W-L-W-L-W-L in their last seven games. All four Heat losses were by 16 or more points. Their three wins were by 6, 5 and 4 points respectively. Miami fought hard for a win, even without center Chris Bosh (strained left calf). Washington needed John Wall...
Via DC Sports-Kings
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Heat vs. Wizards sights and sounds

View our updating gallery of photos, video and interviews from the Miami Heat's game against the Washington Wizards. NOTE: You may need to refresh your browser for the gallery to appear.
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards Are Really Good At Shooting Threes And Should Probably Shoot More Of Them

Here with your weekly look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. Trevor Ariza led the Wizards in three-point attempts and makes last season by knocking down 180 of 442. Second in both categories was Martell Webster (146 of 372), followed by Bradley Beal (138 of 343) and John Wall (108 of 308). Wall’s jumper improved dramatically last year, so Wizards fans...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Michael Wilbon Blast D.C. Fans For Not Supporting Wizards

Michael Wilbon might be on to something.  I’ve never understood how certain fan bases can clamor for decades about the lack of winning product, and then once that team becomes a championship contender, fans in that city still don’t have time to support a winner. The Washington Wizards are the craze of the NBA, but they seem to only get love from the fans of opposing cities...
Via Thacover2
1 day 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce gets his 'Rad' on, test drives children's bike

Paul Pierce makes sure that if there's ever a moment in time that you don't think he's the absolute best, that moment doesn't last very long. Today, as apart of an NBA Cares initiative, many of the Washington Wizards got on a bus and went door to door dropping off children's toys. Pierce, apparently concerned with the durability of the bike (but maybe also kind of driven by the fact...
Via Celtics Life
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Andre Miller Rejected By Rim On Putback Dunk Attempt (Video)

Give a 38-year-old man credit for believing in himself. Andre Miller, the veteran backup point guard for the Washington Wizards, tried to get on a highlight reel during Tuesday’s game against the Minnesota Timberwolves. When teammate Kevin Seraphin’s turnaround hook shot misfired, Miller tested the extent of his physical abilities by attempting a putback slam dunk. It didn...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Miller's putback slam rejected by the rim (GIF)

Washington Wizards reserve guard Andre Miller failed to convert on a putback slam dunk, getting rejected by the rim, during the second quarter of Tuesday night's game against Minnesota.Miller was following a missed reverse jump hook by teammate Kevin Seraphin, but just wasn't high enough above the rim:Miller went 0-for-3 in 7 minutes of playing time. The Wizards beat the Timberwolves...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Takes Zach LaVine to School

Minnesota’s rookie point guard Zach LaVine has huge upside. He may be in the discussion as one of the better point guards in the NBA down the line. But on Tuesday night he was taken to school, and his teacher was Wizards’ point guard John Wall. LaVine struggled to stay with the faster Wall all night. Wall scored 21 points and dropped 17 assists, tying his career-high in which...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Andre Miller Comes Up Short with One-Hand Putback Dunk

At the age of 38 Andre Miller is playing in his 16th season in the NBA. He entered the season as the second-oldest player on an NBA roster behind Steve Nash of the Los Angeles Lakers. Miller has been the professor of advice, schooling defenders to help the Wizards build the second-best record in the Eastern Conference. At times he looks younger than the 20 something kids that try...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pierce out with sore right toe

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was declared out of Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a sore right toe. The Wizards made the announcement before the game. Pierce, who had not missed any games, is averaging 13.2 points. Otto Porter is scheduled to start in Pierce's place.
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wolves at Wizards Pregame: Welcome home, Flip?

Minnesota (5-18) at Washington (17-6) December 16, 2014 at 7:00PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM The Wizards wrap up a 3-game home stand against the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight before getting a two-night break preceding the Heat in Miami and believe me, they’ve earned it. Winners of four straight, the Wizards have accumulated […] The post Wolves...
Via Hoop District
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall stars in Taken 3/ESPN trailer

We’re a couple of weeks away from the release of Taken 3 in theaters, and ESPN is promoting the film a little bit by combining it with a promotion for their NBA Christmas schedule on ABC. In this trailer, Liam Neeson calls John Wall to tell him that the Knicks will beat the Wizards on Christmas. Yep. That’s totally plausible. I’d assume this trailer was filmed before the...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Notebook, Game 23: Wiz preserve home success despite slow start

Wizards 93 Jazz 84 December 15, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington DC BFFs reunited. For the second weekend in a row, the Wizards partook in Sunday Funday of the basketball variety and for the second weekend in a row, they came out on to the floor like they had just rolled out of an Uber […] The post Wizards Notebook, Game 23: Wiz preserve home success despite slow start appeared...
Via Hoop District
4 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 93 Jazz 84

BRADLEY BEAL ICED THE GAME WITH THIS SHOT THE RECORD The win improves Washington to 17-6 overall and 12-2 at home, where they have won seven straight and are 5-1 against the Western Conference. The win, at least temporarily, puts the Wizards in first place in the Southeast Division and tied with the Toronto Raptors for first in the Eastern Conference. This time last season, the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Nails Buzzer-Beating Alley-Oop To Lift Wizards Over Magic (Video)

The Washington Wizards clearly wanted nothing to do with overtime Wednesday against the Orlando Magic. Assisted by fellow Wizards guard (and resident NBA old guy) Andre Miller on a perfect inbounds pass, Bradley Beal converted a wild alley-oop with 0.8 seconds remaining in the game to seal a 91-89 victory. Beal, who scored nine points in the contest, continues to get back in the...
Via NESN.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal connects on inbounds alley oop with 0.8 seconds left to beat Magic (Video)

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal hit the game-winning shot in Wednesday night's 91-89 victory over Orlando by connecting with an inbounds alley oop with 0.8 seconds left to beat the buzzer.Beal started out in the corner of the court, got a screen and ran to the rim while Andre Miller floated the inbounds pass over the defense with perfect timing, leaving the hometown Magic fans...
Via Holdout Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Wins Game On Gorgeous In-Bounds Alley-Oop Play

The last few days have been quite an adventure for the Washington Wizards. The Eastern Conference’s current 3-seed lost to Boston in somewhat convincing fashion on Sunday, and appeared to be well on their way towards returning the favor Monday night until the Celtics mounted a fourth quarter rally that eventually pushed the game into Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Bomani Jones calls out Colin Cowherd over John Wall talk

One of the worst vendettas in sports media is Colin Cowherd’s multiple years of riding John Wall into the ground.  Cowherd’s rants on Wall ever since he debuted in the NBA is the worst of sports talk radio and enough words have been typed about the subject.  It’s been nothing short of racially charged character assassination.  Over the years Cowherd has called Wall’s...
Via Awful Announcing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall cries in interview after dedicating game to deceased girl (Video)

John Wall showed some heartfelt emotion on Monday night after playing a great game in honor of a 6-year-old girl who died earlier in the day. Wall met Miyah Telemaque-Nelson in March and felt an immediate connection with the young girl. Telemaque-Nelson was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma last October and succumbed to the disease Monday...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Paul Pierce (and Kris Humphries) at player introductions

As expected, the crowd at the TD Garden erupted during today's player introductions when Paul Pierce's name was announced. And former Celtic Kris Humphries also got some cheers as well, as he was announced right before The Truth.While it's always emotional for Pierce to return to Boston, this time around it's not as difficult as his first trip back last season with the Brooklyn Nets...
Via Celtics Life
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Paul Pierce returns to Boston

Paul Pierce returns to the TD Garden on Sunday, but this time in a Washington Wizards uniform.The Truth took to Twitter yesterday to share a video he shot of his return to Boston (although it was obviously filmed in advance during warmer months as everyone is in t-shirts and shorts). Pierce receives a warm welcome from Bostonians on the street, and attempts to enter the TD Garden...
Via Celtics Life
13 days ago  |  Discuss

4 Wizards Things to Watch This Week

Welcome back to a new weekly series by Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. The Wizards have lost two of three games for the first time this season, and, though they still have the second-best record in the East at 10-5, they’re now 2.5 games behind Toronto for the top spot, and only a half-game above Chicago. Luckily, the next two weeks or so should be one of the easier...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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