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Washington Wizards: 5 Options In Replacing Bradley Beal

Washington Wizards: 5 Options In Replacing Bradley Beal By Brandon Hartman: Lead Writer At Hoopstuff… The early preseason “I am better than you” trash talk between both Washington and Cleveland’s backcourts looked to reignite a rivalry and set the stage for some mouth watering showdowns throughout the season, but an ill timed injury has seemingly shelved the first potential...
Via HoopStuff
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

(LISTEN) Otto Porter after block shot: “Get that (expletive) out of here, boy”

Jason Whitney Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter had an impressive block on Jannero Pargo in transition during their exhibition game against the Charlotte Bobcats tonight and made it known. The second year swingman out of Georgetown swatted Pargo’s layup attempt and told the speedy point guard to “Get that (expletive) out of here.” This is the second time in […] Sports...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Injury Update: Bradley Beal undergoes surgery, will miss about 6 weeks

Bradley Beal, the Washington Wizards’ promising young shooting guard out of Florida, has broken his wrist. The injury occurred during Washington’s preseason game this past Friday against the Charlotte Hornets.Hornets’ rookie PJ Hairston fouled Beal late in the second quarter of the contest and Beal proceeded to make the two ensuing free throws, but left the court following...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards 2014-’15 Season Preview

Just as we are moping around wondering what happened in baseball… Our NBA team returns, loaded with expectations. Has there ever been such excitement in the DMV surrounding the franchise? Probably not since the days of Elvin Hayes carrying the Bullets into the post season on a regular basis. Much like their summer counterparts the Wizards are popular in Las Vegas as pre-season...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Throwback Thursday: Paul Pierce Jersey Poppin’ In L.A.

The year was 2006 and the C’s were 23-33 about halfway through the season. After leading Boston to victory with a 37 point performance in Portland against the Blazers, Paul Pierce and his teammates were now headed into L.A. to face the rival Lakers. Pierce once again came through with a mammoth game, dropping 39 points on L.A. and calmly sinking the game-clinching free throws with...
Via Red's Army
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Injury Update: Glen Rice Jr. injuries right ankle during Wednesday's victory

The Washington Wizards are off to a 4-1 start on the preseason following a 44-win season and second place finish in the Southeast Division last season. The Wizards had a balanced attack in last night's 101-95 victory over Maccabi Haifa. Otto Porter Jr. had 19 points, while Kevin Seraphin added 18 off the bench. On the downside, the Wizards lost guard Glen Rice, who contributed...
Via Sports Injury Alert
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook – Wizards vs. Maccabi Haifa

Wizards 101 Maccabi Haifa 95 October 15, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC Game Stats Play of the Night An #OttoSwap that sent the rock out to Friendship Heights. A hat tip to Otto Porter’s defensive awareness here. Playing man-on-man defense, Otto evaded a screen and was lured toward the basket where he was left […] The post Game Notebook – Wizards vs. Maccabi Haifa...
Via Hoop District
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Rice, Jr. ‘day-to-day’ with sprained ankle

The injury bug is going around the Washington Wizards. Already down Bradley Beal for approximately six weeks with a broken wrist, Glen Rice, Jr. suffered a sprained ankle in Wednesday night’s 101-95 win over the Israeli basketball club, Macabbi Haifa. Head coach Randy Wittman said Rice is “day-to-day.” Wittman says Rice's right ankle is pretty swollen. The dreaded "...
Via KCM Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards beat Israel's Maccabi Haifa 101-95

WASHINGTON (AP) Otto Porter scored 19 points and Kevin Seraphin had 18 points and 12 rebounds to help the short-handed Washington Wizards beat Israel's Maccabi Haifa 101-95 in an exhibition game Wednesday night. Nene and Paul Pierce rested for the Wizards (4-1) and John Wall sat after the first quarter. Glen Rice Jr., who started for the injured Bradley Beal, didn't return...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Preview: Wizards vs. Maccabi Haifa

Maccabi Haifa at Washington October 15, 2014 at 7:00 PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Tale of the Tape Projected Starting Lineups Spotlight Matchup John Wall vs. Dagan Yavzuri Although it’s very likely Wall is going to pick apart this matchup, I still kinda like what may become of […] The post Game Preview: Wizards vs. Maccabi Haifa...
Via Hoop District
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Securing the future: Wizards exercise options on Bradley Beal Otto Porter

Broken bones don’t phase Ernie Grunfeld. Well, at least not broken bones on non-shooting wrists. A disheartening past few days for Bradley Beal lead up to the refreshing news from just an hour ago as the Wizards, via press release, have announced that they will be exercising the fourth-year contract option on their esteemed shooting […] The post Securing the future: Wizards exercise...
Via Hoop District
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal needs wrist surgery, out indefinitely

WASHINGTON — Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal will need surgery on his left wrist, and it’s not clear yet how long he’ll be sidelined. Beal had an MRI exam Saturday that showed he has a non-displaced fracture of a bone in his non-shooting wrist. He was hurt in the first quarter of a preseason game against the Charlotte Hornets on Friday night. The Wizards said Saturday...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Bradley Beal may miss significant time with wrist injury

There was quite some concern when Bradley Beal left Friday’s preseason loss vs. Charlotte with a sprained wrist after playing 10 minutes.The concern may have been justified as Jorge Castillo of the Washington Post reports a person familiar with the situation described Beal’s injury as “not good.” …according to a person with knowledge of the situation. The person described...
Via KCM Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards season preview: Roster Analysis

John Wall and company got a tremendous boost via the free agency pool this off-season but does that mean they have a shot at the NBA championship? The answer is a definite yes because the front office of the Washington Wizards  has assembled a nice nucleus comprised of veterans and young talent that can prove themselves night in and night out against any team in the league. The...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Paul Pierce flew to Vegas with Al Pacino

Being an NBA star has its perks. Aside from getting paid millions for playing basketball, they can stumble upon an opportunity to fly on a private jet to Las Vegas with Al Pacino. That’s what happened to Paul Pierce this summer. The 2008 NBA Finals MVP was on ESPN 980 in D.C. and explained how he even got the opportunity to do so. “I was scheduled to go check out his show out...
17 days ago  |  Discuss
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