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John Wall says he will play in all-star game after injuring right knee

TORONTO – When he left BMO Bradley Harris Center in Milwaukee late Thursday night, John Wall wasn’t sure if he’d play in his third all-star game Sunday. He had bruised his right knee in the first quarter of the Washington Wizards’ loss to the Milwaukee Bucks and was hampered for the rest of the game. […]
Via Wizards Insider
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 51, Wizards at Bucks: Flat Lined In Milwaukee

Bucks 99 Wizards 92 February 11, 2016 – BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI NBA Stats Box Score For a quarter last night, the Wizards had a regular heartbeat, beating at a consistent rate, supported by a combination of solid pace, a few made shots, and a lead that was as large as 10 points. […] The post Game Notebook 51, Wizards at Bucks: Flat Lined In Milwaukee appeared...
Via Hoop District
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Reviewing the Wizards' Biggest Problems This Season

The Washington Wizards are one of the more interesting teams in the NBA this season. They entered the season coming off an impressive 2014-15 playoff run in which they finished with a 46-36 record and upset the fourth-seeded Toronto Raptors in the first round of the playoffs. Unfortunately, things have taken a bad turn for the Wizards thus far in the 2015-16 NBA Season.For a team...
Via The Sports Quotient
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Exclusive: Wall answers tough questions about Wizards, his leadership

John Wall sat down the CSN's Chris Miller for an exclusive interview before the All-Star break. He spoke candidly about what's wrong with the Wizards and criticism of his leadership.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Stumble into All-Star Break with Sloppy Loss

MILWAUKEE — The Wizards have struggled to put together a complete game all season. Thursday against the Milwaukee Bucks, they came apart after the first quarter, saved face in the third and collapsed for good in the fourth en route to a 99-92 loss heading into the All-Star break. Washington outscored Milwaukee 27-18 in the first period thanks to shooting .571 to the Bucks’ .261...
Via CBS DC
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Nike releases Bradley Beal's Player Exclusive shoe

Wizards guard Bradley Beal doesn't yet have a signature shoe, but Nike just released the next best thing: Beal's Player Exclusive HyperRev sneakers.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Bucks Pregame: Break Out The Dust Pan

Wizards at Bucks February 11, 2016 at 8:00 PM BMO Harris Bradley Center, Milwaukee, WI TV: CSN Mid-Atlantic Radio: 99.1FM Last time they met was.. January 13, 2016 – Verizon Center: Wizards 106, Bucks 101 Game Notebook 37, Wizards vs. Bucks: RECIPE – DC Cooked Venison What to watch The Wizards have landed in a […] The post Wizards vs. Bucks Pregame: Break Out The Dust Pan appeared...
Via Hoop District
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Wall is becoming a reliable three-point shooter

MILWAUKEE – John Wall casually dropped the line in the postgame media scrum at Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night, minutes after torching the New York Knicks with 28 points, 17 assists and five rebounds in the Washington Wizards’ 111-108 win. “If I’m making jump shots,” he said, “I’m a different player.” The book on Wall […]
Via Wizards Insider
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks vs. Wizards

The first half has gone nothing like the Washington Wizards or Milwaukee Bucks hoped, but the Bucks think they may have found a lineup wrinkle that could help them make a second-half push.It's no secret who the Wizards are hoping will carry them to the playoffs.Washington looks to ride one of the best stretches of John Wall's career into the All-Star break Thursday night in Milwaukee...
Via Associated Press
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Wizards-Bucks Preview

The first half has gone nothing like the Washington Wizards or Milwaukee Bucks hoped, but the Bucks think they may have found a lineup wrinkle that could help them make a second-half push. It's no secret who the Wizards are hoping will carry them to the playoffs. Washington looks to ride one of the best stretches of John Wall's career into the All-Star break Thursday night in...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

What Otto Porter can learn from Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis

Wizards coach Randy Wittman marveled at how the Knicks' rookie isn't passive and would rather go down shooting, a quality Otto Porter has lacked.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Postseason Chances Tracker

WASHINGTON — Keep track of the Wizards’ chances to make the postseason, as determined by FiveThirtyEight, ESPN.com and Basketball-Reference. Feb. 10 The Wizards are 23-27, in the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference and 2.5 games out of the eighth spot. FiveThirtyEight gives the Wizards a 25 percent chance of making the postseason, less than 1 percent chance to win the NBA title...
Via CBS DC
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall, Wizards mark Black History Month by recreating Run-DMC photo

The Washington Wizards’ celebration of Black History Month, which has involved players recreating photographs of African-Americans who have inspired them, continued Tuesday with Drew Gooden, Alan Anderson and John Wall dressing up as Run-DMC. It’s a good look for the trio of teammates. Thanks to my vets @dubblea74 & DGIII for sharing their knowledge about the legendary RUN-D.M.C.. […]
Via DC Sports Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Beck: Wizards Maybe Most Disappointing Team in NBA

WASHINGTON — A handful of NBA teams have overachieved, and just as many have underachieved, as per usual. However, one prominent NBA analyst thinks the Wizards have underachieved more than any other team this year. Howard Beck, of Bleacher Report, told The Sports Junkies on 106.7 The Fan Tuesday morning the Wizards have a case as the most disappointing team in the NBA. “This...
Via CBS DC
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Prepare for Second-Half Playoff Run in Second Half

The Washington Wizards haven’t bene the worst team in basketball, but since starting the month of February, the team has gone a horrifying 1-3. With the trade deadline less than two weeks away, the Wizards need to find out how to rebound, especially if they don’t want to be buyers or sellers at the deadline. For the “Wiz,” some think that the team should make moves, especially...
Via The Sports Journal
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Dudley can’t believe he wasn’t invited to the three point shootout

Washington Wizards forward Jared Dudley has been a very popular man lately. His name has come up in trade talks to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are trying to return to the NBA Finals for a second straight year. But Dudley has a bigger issue he is dealing with right now. At this point in the season, Dudley has the third best three-point percentage in the NBA this season. But the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat fires back at critic on Twitter

The Wizards lost to the Hornets on Saturday, dropping their record to 22-27. It’s been a disappointing start to the season for a team expected to make the playoffs and frustration is building around the nation’s capital. Among those on the Wizards who are hearing it for the team’s up-and-down start is Marcin Gortat. Washington’s big man checked his Twitter mentions on Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards blow another big lead in loss to Hornets

CHARLOTTE – John Wall’s fourth career triple-double in the Washington Wizards’ win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday overshadowed a sobering reality that Coach Randy Wittman warned would eventually sting the Wizards if the troubling trend wasn’t reversed: The Wizards were up 25 and they relaxed, allowing the 76ers, owners of the worst record in the […]
Via Wizards Insider
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 48, Wizards vs. Sixers: It Was A Good Day

Wizards 106 Sixers 92 February 6, 2016 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC NBA Stats Box Score Following a rough recent stretch of five losses in their last six games, the Wizards welcomed to town everyone’s favorite slump buster, the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers – known recently for almost beating the Golden State Warriors – still […] The post Game Notebook 48, Wizards...
Via Hoop District
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: John Wall Records Triple-Double with Alley-Hoop Assist to Bradley Beal

John Wall was one assist away from his fourth triple-double of his career, when he lobbed an alley-hoop from the three-point line to a leaping Bradley Beal. It was a fitting way to record the triple-double finding his partner in crime, Beal, on such a spectacular play. Wall finished the game with 18 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists, as the Wizards cruised to a 106-94 win over...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall's triple-double leads Wizards to 106-94 win over 76ers

WASHINGTON (AP) John Wall had his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, leading the Washington Wizards over the Philadelphia 76ers 106-94 Friday night. Marcin Gortat had 21 points and had 13 rebounds for the Wizards, who had lost five of their previous six. Bradley Beal scored 22 in his first start since Dec. 9. Ish Smith, cut by Washington during...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steph Curry scores 51, hits 11 3’s vs Wizards

Steph Curry is a human video game, folks. The reigning NBA MVP — it will soon be back-to-back MVP — scored 51 points and made 11 three-pointers in the Golden State Warriors 134-121 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night in DC. He finished the first half with 36 points (a career-high in a half), while dropping 25 points and seven three-pointers in the first quarter...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards’ current stake in KD sweepstakes

The Washington Wizards currently sit at tenth place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 21-25.  This season definitely has not been the ideal season that the Wizards were predicting to have following their second round playoff exit last season.  The current trajectory that the team is on makes them hard to pick as a  team to make it into the playoffs and also a hard candidate...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

The continual progression of Washington Wizards’ star John Wall

The 2016 NBA All-Star game is only two weeks away. This specific point of the season represents an important divide, a crossroads, a half-way point where some teams look to continue forward with their winning ways, while other clubs hope to bounce back for a strong second-half of the season after a slow beginning. Another vital aspect of the All-Star game is to highlight and praise...
Via isportsweb.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman to Miss Wizards’ Next Two Games

Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman will miss the team’s next two games as he deals with the death of his brother. Wittman’s older brother passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning in Indianapolis. The Wizards coach will miss Monday’s game at Oklahoma City and Wednesday’s home game against the defending NBA Champions Golden State Warriors. Randy Wittman will not...
Via KCM Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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