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John Wall Banks Half-court Shot to Win Fan Tickets, Catered Suite

@johnwall with range for days! Wins a fan 4 tickets and a catered suite. A video posted by @washwizards on Oct 12, 2015 at 10:17am PDT The Washington Wizards held an open practice for fans on Monday at the Verizon Center. Young and old were able to see a bird’s eye view of their favorite Wizards players like John Wall and Bradley Beal. Some even got the opportunity...
Via KCM Sports
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WATCH: Otto Porter Make an Opponent Look Silly with a Nutmeg Dribble

The start of the 2015-2016 NBA season is still a few weeks away, but the Washington Wizards' third-year forward Otto Porter is treating the preseason like it's his personal playground. Taking
Via Stack
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Otto Porter fools Paschoalotto Bauru defender with between-the-legs dribble

As the Washington Wizards look to take the next step in the Eastern Conference, they hosted a preseason game against Brazil’s Paschoalotto Bauru earlier tonight. One of the more amazing plays from the match-up was on a fastbreak move from Otto Porter as he dribbled between-the-legs of a Paschoalotto Bauru player: Otto Porter, everyone! *** Porter between-the-legs dribble [NBA...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Bill Simmons wants to talk to Colin Cowherd about John Wall

Perhaps the biggest shock of Colin Cowherd’s nascent tenure at Fox Sports is that he somehow hasn’t found a way to continue his bizarre agenda against Washington Wizards PG John Wall.  Granted, it’s the NBA offseason… but still… given Cowherd’s near single-minded focus in defending his controversially charged criticism of Wall, it blows my mind he hasn’t found a way...
Via Awful Announcing
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Video: Bradley Beal welcomed Kristaps Porzingis to the NBA by dunking on him

The NBA pre-season is in full swing right now as their prepare for the regular season in a few weeks. On Friday night, many eyes were on the Washington Wizards hosting the New York Knicks. While star forward Carmelo Anthony put in work last night, 1st round pick Kristaps Porzingis found out quickly that you can’t try to block every shot. During the 3rd quarter, Porzingis attempted...
Via No Guts, No Glory
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Bradley Beal soars for high-flying slam dunk against Knicks

In regards to some of the best young guards in the association, you may say that Washington Wizards Bradley Beal is among them. During tonight’s preseason game against the New York Knicks, Bradley showed off his aerial ability with the below high-flying slam dunk: Bradley Beal, everybody! *** Beal Slam Dunk [Michael Gallagher] Beal image courtesy of Getty Images
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Dunc'd On Pod: Washington Wizards Preview With Mike Prada

SB Nation Senior Writer and Editor and DC native Mike Prada (@MikePradaSBN) joins Nate Duncan (@NateDuncanNBA) to preview the Washington Wizards. Topics include: Whether Otto Porter can be counted on as a starter; how well the Playoff Randy Wittman style will translate to the regular season; whether John Wall and Bradley Beal can take the next step; and how good this team needs...
Via RealGM
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Have Washington Wizards finally found the stretch four they sorely need?

Washington Wizards' forward Kris Humphries attempted seven three pointers last season. He missed all of them. But in Washington's preseason debut, the 30-year-old went off from downtown, nailing two of his four attempts.Humphries worked on his outside shot all summer long, and when push came to shove he came through. Of course, it's only one preseason game, but Washington may have...
Via Fox Sports
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Kris Humphries Adapting To Become Stretch-4

Kris Humphries is adjusting to a new part of his career as a stretch-4. Humphries has been a midrange jumper specialist to a three-point shooter. “I got to be in better shape, to take what I showed I do last year and then add the three-ball to it,” said Humphries, who was in the starting lineup Tuesday. “You’re further out, so as far as offensive rebounding, that’s a run...
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Ramon Sessions On Wizards: “It’s Time To Knock The Door Down”

Ramon Sessions isn’t really the type of point guard that stimulates your emotions during a basketball discussion. A serviceable player, sure. A productive spot filler off the bench and a security blanket for the world’s best point guard, check that too. A poser of seductive glamour shots for club party flyers? The best. But what’s […] The post Ramon Sessions On Wizards: “It’s...
Via Hoop District
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Bombs away! Wizards crush 76ers in preseason opener

THE HIGHLIGHTS THE CLIFF NOTES VERSION For one night, at least, the Washington Wizards were the team their fans have dreamed of all offseason — running and gunning and throwing down three pointers in a 129-95 demolition of the visiting Philadelphia 76ers in the preseason opener for both teams. Washington’s 129 points are particularly impressive when you recall that these...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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Preseason Notebook 1, Wizards vs. Sixers: Speed, Space, and Otto!

Wizards 129 Sixers 95 October 6, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC Another pint of Porter, please! I know it seems bit naive to get so hype and exultant over one meaningless basketball game but let me just say this one thing about the Wizards last night: of course it’s only one meaningless basketball game […] The post Preseason Notebook 1, Wizards vs. Sixers: Speed, Space...
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This Is The Year John Wall Could Become A Legitimate MVP Candidate

He was the prized No. 1 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Rap group Troop 41 produced a song about him. He describes himself as a mama's boy and claims to be a part of the best back court in the Eastern Conference. His best friend died when he was in 7th grade. The Washington Wizards' John Wall has faced a lot of adversity, but also accomplished so much more. Now at the age of 25...
Via The Sports Quotient
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Wizards Basketball is Back! Here Are Five Things To Watch For

Awwwwwweeeeee sookie sookie now WIZARDS BASKETBALL IS BACK! When’s the last time you heard THAT phrase? This is the kind of stuff that inadvertently, yet pleasantly blurts out of my mouth when excitement overtakes me. Hence the trio of instructive tweets I fired out on Twitter before 9am this morning to get you motherlovers hype. […] The post Wizards Basketball is Back! Here...
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Wizards pick up team option on Otto Porter's contract

The Washington Wizards have unsurprisingly decided to pick up the fourth-year team option on Otto Porter's contract, per The Washington Post.It's worth $7.7 million during the 2016-17 season, and even though Washington wants to keep their books as flexible as they can (Kevin Durant, remember?), this is far too great a bargain for any team to pass up. The team had until Halloween...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards’ New Offense Could Spark Huge Season Numbers

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards takes a shot against the Memphis Grizzlies on March 12, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Ned Dishman/NBAE /Getty Images) The Washington Wizards won 46 games a year ago which was good enough for the fifth-best record in the Eastern Conference. When you have all-star caliber talent the likes of John Wall and...
Via The Sports Journal
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George concerned about playing power forward

Coach Frank Vogel of the Indiana Pacers recently announced his intentions of having two-time NBA All-Star Paul George switch from small forward to playing down low as the team's starting power forward for the upcoming NBA season. "An idea on paper is to have a starting lineup of George Hill, Monta Ellis, C.J. Miles, Paul George, and Ian Mahinmi," Vogel stated. Although there...
Via The Sports Quotient
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards To Wear ‘Baltimore Pride’ Jerseys In Six Games This Season (Photo)

A new NBA season is upon us, which means it’s time to break out the new gear. The Washington Wizards revealed new “Baltimore Pride” jerseys that they will wear for six games this season. The Baltimore Bullets wore the same jerseys from 1969 to 1973. #Wizards announce they will wear "Baltimore Pride" jerseys — worn by Bullets 1969-73 — for 6 games this season. http:/...
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Washington Wizards unveil new "Baltimore Pride" jerseys

From 1963 up until the 1972-73 campaign, the current version of the Washington Wizards franchise was known as the Baltimore Bullets.That came at a time when the city of Baltimore itself, much like the rest of the United States, was bogged down by societal warfare on the streets.The Baltimore riot of 1968 — an incident that was precipitated by the assassination of Martin Luther...
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Jared Dudley says Adam Morrison never showered

Former No. 3 overall pick Adam Morrison has racked up an enviable amount of awards and honors over the course of his basketball career. He won back-to-back championships with the Lakers in 2009 and 2010, was selected to the All-Rookie Second Team in 2007, and was a First-Team All-American and Division I scoring leader back in his college days. Just don’t expect to find the Personal...
Via Larry Brown Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Jared Dudley Says Adam Morrison Never Took Showers

View image | Jared Dudley has been a member of the Washington Wizards for any a couple of months, and already he is becoming one of the more talkative players on the team. Entering his ninth year in the NBA, Dudley will be play on his fifth different team when he hits the court with the Wizards this season. Through the years he has played with numerous of teammates...
Via KCM Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall donates $400K to D.C. child and family center

Washington Wizards superstar John Wall recently made an appearance at Bright Beginnings, Inc., a “nationally accredited child and family development center that offers a bright start for homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers and their families.” And while there, he donated a much-needed and greatly appreciated $400,000 to the center, which will be used to open a second...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce will ‘probably’ retire if Clippers win NBA championship

    Paul Pierce just added some extra incentive to the Los Angeles Clippers to bring home their first NBA championship in franchise history. The veteran says he will “probably” retire if they win it all. “This year, If we win a championship…I’ll probably be done with basketball,” Pierce said at media day on Friday. Pierce is 37 years old and nearing the end of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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