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Wizards Finalizing Contract With Xavier Silas

Free agent guard Xavier Silas is finalizing a contract with the Washington Wizards, league sources told RealGM. Silas was a final release out of the Wizards’ training camp a year ago, but he grew close to several players and continued to work out in the team’s practice facility this summer. The Wizards will give him another opportunity to earn a regular season roster spot. Silas...
Via RealGM
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards set to get new court design for next season

It appears their will be a makeover of their home court at the Verizon Center for the Washington Wizards. Zach Lowe of Grantland.com slipped the new design by on Tuesday while ranking the designs of each NBA team. via Grantland.com The Wizards new design came in at No. 20. But that’s a secondary story. It appears the team is moving forward with the classic “dc” logo as their...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Adidas reveals John Wall’s signature shoe release date

The much anticipated release of Wizards point guard John Wall’s first signature shoe under Adidas has been set, as the shoe company unveiled it in a ad through social media. Coming 10.31.2014. #JWall1 pic.twitter.com/kvxYGT9JHg — adidas Basketball (@adidasHoops) September 10, 2014 Wall is already one of the company’s biggest sellers. Since coming over from Reebok in January...
Via KCM Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons why John Wall is the best PG in the East

Washington Wizards standout point guard John Wall puts up tremendous numbers but still does not receive the credit he deserves. He is the best point guard in the Eastern Conference and here is 5 reasons why. John Wall plays both sides of the floor with great intensity but he is constantly overlooked. Why? 1. Finishing Ability When Wall decides to kick it into overdrive and attack...
Via isportsweb.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards radio broadcast moving to 99.1 WNEW

If you choose to follow the Washington Wizards on the radio, you’ll be switching to a new (sort of) station. The Wizards announced on Thursday that all 82 regular season games and playoffs will be aired on 99.1 WNEW this season. Games were previously aired on 106.7 The Fan. The switch avoids scheduling conflict, as 106.7 The Fan also is the home to the Nationals, Capitals, and...
Via KCM Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards TV Schedule & New Radio Home

Comcast SportsNet is carrying all 81 regular season and four preseason games, while All News 99.1 WNEW takes over as your home for Washington Wizards radio broadcasts. What a difference a year makes! After getting ignored for years, the Wizards will be featured 15 times on national television this season, nine times on ESPN, five on NBA-TV and once on TNT. #Wizards Announce 2014...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Life After Basketball

If we’ve learned anything from the Washington Wizards’ small forward Paul Pierce’s recent antics, it’s clear that there is going to be life after basketball. It has been much publicized of late, his desire to make furrows into the world of poker once his illustrious career, that started back with... The post Paul Pierce: Life After Basketball appeared first on Hoops-Nation.
Via Hoops-Nation
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Could Glen Rice Jr. Be Future At Small Forward?

When the Washington Wizards selected Otto Porter Jr. with the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, they did so in expecting Porter to be the future at the small forward position. After a disappointing rookie campaign in which Porter only appeared in 37 games and scored only 78 points that thought process has changed. […] Washington Wizards: Could Glen Rice Jr. Be Future At Small...
Via NBA Draft Blog
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Howard Eisley is a good fit for Wizards coaching staff

David Aldridge reported earlier today that the Washington Wizards have hired, or agreed to hire former NBA combo guard Howard Eisley to take over Sam Cassell’s spot on the coaching staff. If you’re old enough, you’ll remember Eisley as part of the late 90s Utah Jazz teams where he was the consummate backup point guard […] The post Why Howard Eisley is a good fit for Wizards...
Via Hoop District
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards looking at Ray Allen?

The Washington Wizards are one of the most intriguing teams heading into the 2014-15 NBA season, and have made some improvements to their roster this offseason. Outside of another year of experience for the young players they have, they also brought in veteran small forward Paul Pierce. According to a report from CSN Washington, the Wizards have now turned their attention to signing...
Via Sports-Glory
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe studying Paul Pierce to help adjust his game

Kobe Bryant, like the great athletes before him, study and adapt their games to put them in the best position to be successful. Bryant is now 36, and will likely never have the springs that he once had.  In order to make himself as productive as he can be, Bryant is stealing a page from Michael Jordan, and evolving his game. According to James Herbert of Eye on Basketball, Bryant...
Via Thacover2
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Will Otto Porter Emerge In 2014-15?

“With the third pick in the 2013 NBA Draft, the Washington Wizards select Otto Porter Jr. from Georgetown University.” That was about as much excitement that came with the name Otto Porter Jr. in the NBA last season. Porter, the 2013 Big East Player of the Year and first team All-American, had an extremely disappointing […] Washington Wizards: Will Otto Porter Emerge In 2014...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Advanced Metrics, Ugly John Wall Truth

I’m not a stats geek, but I can appreciate some of the advanced metrics in the NBA. There’s an inherent need in all of us to quantify what an individual contributes to the team and those metrics do a lot to help us out. Sometimes the metrics pump out an ugly truth we don’t want […] Washington Wizards: Advanced Metrics, Ugly John Wall Truth - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - Analysis...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce and Al Pacino Are Private Plane BFF’s

We have absolutely zero clue what is happening here, but we love every bit of it. The big question we have is what was the main breakfast course? I am assuming some sort of egg white omelette for The Truth, but I’d really love to know what Al dined on. Paul Pierce had just checked out Al Pacino performing his “Pacino: One Night Only” show at the Terry Fator Theatre at the...
Via Next Impulse Sports
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Wiz bang: Team USA makes first wave of cuts

USA Basketball has made their first wave of cuts, and the Washington Wizards backcourt can definitely expect to have a ship on their shoulders entering next season. Team USA cut John Wall, Bradley Beal and Paul Millsap from its roster on Monday according to Adrian Wojnarowski.   USA Basketball cut Washington's John Wall, Bradley Beal and Atlanta's Paul Millsap today, sources...
Via Thacover2
August 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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