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The Crystal Ball, Forecasting the Wizards Week Ahead: LeBron; Kobe’s Final Stop; Wall vs. E-Bled

The Crystal Ball is a weekly feature forecasting the future for the Wizards week ahead.. This week’s games: AT Cleveland Cavaliers HOME vs. LA Lakers HOME vs. Phoenix Suns HOME vs. Dallas Mavericks Lets go Wiz! Tuesday, December 1st AT the Cleveland Cavs What to Watch: Your blood pressure. Don’t look now (seriously, you may […] The post The Crystal Ball, Forecasting the Wizards...
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2 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall calls out 'bandwagon' Wizards fans

John Wall doesn't appreciate fair weather fans. Geoff Burke USA TodayThe Washington Wizards don't have the largest fanbase. The Verizon Center tends to be half empty when an uninteresting opponent is in town, and the team has a difficult time competing with the city's baseball, football and hockey squads. But John Wall doesn't care about all that. All he knows is that some people...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Watch this behind-the-scenes look at Washington's opening month

Will the Wizards turn their season around? Ned Dishman GettyThe Washington Wizards are 6-8, and if the season ended today they wouldn't make the playoffs. It's not the best start for a team many expected to compete for the Eastern Conference crown, in a season with so much riding on their success. But, alas, here they are, and this wonderful behind-the-scenes clip of their opening...
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3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Figuring out what's wrong with the Wizards

When asked for an Eastern Conference contender other than the Cleveland Cavaliers leading up to the start of the season, the Washington Wizards were a trendy pick. After finishing last season with a 46-36 record, a sweep of the Raptors in the first round and then battling the Hawks in a tightly contested series in the second round, Washington seemed primed to step forward in the...
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18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards To Waive Martell Webster

The Washington Wizards plan on waiving Martell Webster. Webster has one season remaining on his deal with a partial guarantee. Webster recently underwent season ending surgery on his hip. The Wizards are in the process of signing Ryan Hollins.
Via RealGM
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 14, Wizards vs. Raptors: The Toronto Drakes Get Vengeance (Of Sorts); Wiz Drop 4th Straight

Raptors 84 Wizards 82 November 28, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC ESPN Box Score The Wizards were in desperate need for something – anything – to breathe life back into their season. Losers of three straight, including a monumental collapse against the Hornets and second blowout loss to the Celtics, things wouldn’t be easier, […] The post Game Notebook 14, Wizards...
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Green Envy: What Wizards fans said, 11/27

Summary: The Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards to improve to 9-7 on the year with a blowout win, 111-78. The Cs controlled this game from the start and blew out the Wizards much like they did a few weeks back. Wizards fans were clearly very frustrated and upset and voiced most of their anger at John Wall and Randy Whittman. Let's take a look at some of their comments...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

How to beat… the Washington Wizards

OK Boston Celtics, we’ve had just about enough of your shenanigans. We know you’re not perfect, but we know you’re better than this. You know it too. Tonight, we have an opportunity to put all that other stuff behind us and feel good about ourselves again. The Washington Wizards are in town. They are struggling right now, but they’re still dangerous. Here’s the game plan...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards’ John Wall Critical of Randy Wittman’s 4th Quarter Rotation in Loss to Hornets

Keith Allison/ Flickr It appears there is some dissension within the Washington Wizards, as point guard John Wall was critical of head coach Randy Wittman’s fourth quarter rotation during their 101-87 loss to the Charlotte Hornets, Wednesday. The Wizards were outscored by the Hornets 27-6 in the final frame, erasing an 81-74 advantage that Washington opened the quarter with. ...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Travel To Cleveland For Cheapest Game In December Opening Week

The Washington Wizards had their three-game win streak snapped by a lights out shooting performance by the Indiana Pacers. The Wizards (6-5) are one game above .500 and have one more game before getting a break on Thanksgiving Day. To close out November, the Wizards have two road games before playing their final game of the month at home at the Verizon Center. On Wednesday, November...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 11, Wizards vs. Pacers: An Indy Bonfire On The Hardwood

Pacers 123 Wizards 106 November 24, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC ESPN Box Score The draftiness of the Verizon Center is a common struggle one endures on most nights coming to these Wizards games. If you’re sporting a blazer jacket or a Cosby sweater, you’ve done yourself a favor. Kris Humphries, I understand now […] The post Game Notebook 11, Wizards vs. Pacers:...
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Wizards schedule about to get serious: 'We've had vacation'

Washington could be in serious trouble. Geoff Burke Washington PostThe Washington Wizards are 6-4 and in decent enough shape considering Bradley Beal's missed some time with a shoulder injury. But the team's schedule is about to get serious, and now more than ever they need to really embrace the small-ball tactics they entered the season hoping to deploy. Here's more from The Washington...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Adapting to Randy Wittman’s New Offense

Washington Wizards guard John Wall (2) goes up for a dunk in front of Milwaukee Bucks center Greg Monroe (15) and Bucks guard Jerryd Bayless, right, in the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) “He’s old school, but . . . he understands now that this is a players’ league,” the Washington Wizard’s John Wall...
Via The Sports Journal
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat hits back at Randy Wittman over public criticism

Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat was a primary target of coach Randy Wittman’s postgame criticisms on Tuesday, and he’s not particularly happy about it. After Tuesday’s 125-101 loss to Oklahoma City, Wittman ripped his players for being too soft, and while he didn’t name names, Gortat was clearly singled out. On Friday, Gortat defended himself...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal's Long-Awaited Breakout Season

Dubbed as the next Ray Allen coming out of college, former third overall pick Bradley Beal has fallen short of expectations through his first three seasons in the NBA. After averaging 17.1 points per game in his second season, most NBA experts and Washington Wizard fans were expecting Beal to take the next step into stardom during the 2014-15 season. Unfortunately, those hopes...
Via The Sports Quotient
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: John Wall Displays Hops with Bounce off Backboard Dunk in Warmups

John Wall is known for his defensive and passing skills, making it easy to forget the two-time All-Star has indeed won a slam dunk contest. Wall, who shies from the dunk in game, pulled out a quick one Saturday during pre-game warmups ahead of the Wizards game against the Orlando Magic. Wall gave the fans a small sample of his hops by throwing down a slam. Liftoff! #dcRising...
Via KCM Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Wittman blasts Wizards’ effort: ‘We’re too soft’

The Washington Wizards have lost four of their first seven games this season, are the fourth-worst rebounding team in the league, and rank 24th in net rating (clocking in at a putrid -7.1 points per 100 possessions). After a blowout 125-101 defeat at the hands of the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night, head coach...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Durant hurts hamstring against Wizards

This was not the homecoming Kevin Durant was hoping for. The Oklahoma City Thunder forward suffered a left hamstring strain in the first half of OKC’s 125-101 victory against Durant’s hometown Washington Wizards. He finished with 14 points and 10 rebounds in the half, but did not return after suffering the injury. Kevin Durant holds his left hamstring after drive in second...
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Bradley Beal nails game-winning 3-pointer

Bradley Beal, who starred for Florida for one season before heading to the NBA, appears to be on the verge of stardom.  Through four games with the Wizards this season, the shooting guard is averaging 25.3 points a game.  Tonight, he nailed a game-winning 3 against the Spurs.  Bradley Beal = CLUTCH — Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) November...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Wizards a ‘legitimate threat’ to sign Kevin Durant

We have already heard plenty of rumors about where Kevin Durant could end up if and when he becomes a free agent this summer, and the Washington Wizards are a team that seems to come up quite frequently. The Wizards believe they have a shot at signing Durant, as evidenced by their insistence upon keeping...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA Season Preview: Washington Wizards

Here's the next installment of our team-by-team season preview series on the Washington Wizards: 2014-15 Record: 46-36 Notable Acquisitions: Jared Dudley (Trade), Alan Anderson (FA), Kelly Oubre (Draft), Gary Neal (FA) Notable Departures: Paul Pierce Temperature Check: After a promising postseason run was derailed by an injury to John Wall, the Wizards chose to mostly stand...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 22, 2015  |  Discuss

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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September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

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