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Paul Pierce Plays Santa, Delivers Christmas Presents To Kids (Photos)

The Washington Wizards are spreading the cheer on and off the court this season. The Wizards, hanging on to first place in the Eastern Conference, spent their Wednesday morning delivering gifts to kids in the Washington area as part of the Family-to-Family program. Man there is no better tradition in dc sports than the wizards holiday present bus http://t.co/YVTP4BlL7g— Dan Steinberg...
Via NESN.com
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce gets his 'Rad' on, test drives children's bike

Paul Pierce makes sure that if there's ever a moment in time that you don't think he's the absolute best, that moment doesn't last very long. Today, as apart of an NBA Cares initiative, many of the Washington Wizards got on a bus and went door to door dropping off children's toys. Pierce, apparently concerned with the durability of the bike (but maybe also kind of driven by the fact...
Via Celtics Life
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andre Miller's putback slam rejected by the rim (GIF)

Washington Wizards reserve guard Andre Miller failed to convert on a putback slam dunk, getting rejected by the rim, during the second quarter of Tuesday night's game against Minnesota.Miller was following a missed reverse jump hook by teammate Kevin Seraphin, but just wasn't high enough above the rim:Miller went 0-for-3 in 7 minutes of playing time. The Wizards beat the Timberwolves...
Via Holdout Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Green Runs Deep #8 – Pierce Cooper

Our eighth edition of ‘Green Runs Deep’ features Pierce Cooper, a Celtics Down Under friend from Sydney, Australia. Pierce is well-known in the Aussie Celtics circles for his passion for the Celtics, his die-hard allegiance to his beloved AFL team, the Sydney Swans, and for his honest appraisals of Brandon Bass. Coops a great guy. Enjoy his story. -AusCelticsFan Please tell...
Via In The Neutral Zone
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Takes Zach LaVine to School

Minnesota’s rookie point guard Zach LaVine has huge upside. He may be in the discussion as one of the better point guards in the NBA down the line. But on Tuesday night he was taken to school, and his teacher was Wizards’ point guard John Wall. LaVine struggled to stay with the faster Wall all night. Wall scored 21 points and dropped 17 assists, tying his career-high in which...
Via KCM Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

38 year-old Andre Miller fails miserably on put-back dunk attempt

Washington Wizards backup point guard Andre Miller must have felt like he was 21 years-old again because the 38 year-old decided he was going to throw down a dunk off a rebound last night instead of just grabbing the board. As you can probably imagine, this didn’t go as planned and Miller was stuffed by the rim. Miller is known for his old man game and high basketball IQ, not his...
Via Pass The Pill
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pierce out with sore right toe

WASHINGTON (AP) Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was declared out of Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Timberwolves with a sore right toe. The Wizards made the announcement before the game. Pierce, who had not missed any games, is averaging 13.2 points. Otto Porter is scheduled to start in Pierce's place.
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wolves at Wizards Pregame: Welcome home, Flip?

Minnesota (5-18) at Washington (17-6) December 16, 2014 at 7:00PM Verizon Center, Washington, DC TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM The Wizards wrap up a 3-game home stand against the Minnesota Timberwolves tonight before getting a two-night break preceding the Heat in Miami and believe me, they’ve earned it. Winners of four straight, the Wizards have accumulated […] The post Wolves...
Via Hoop District
1 day ago  |  Discuss

John Wall stars in Taken 3/ESPN trailer

We’re a couple of weeks away from the release of Taken 3 in theaters, and ESPN is promoting the film a little bit by combining it with a promotion for their NBA Christmas schedule on ABC. In this trailer, Liam Neeson calls John Wall to tell him that the Knicks will beat the Wizards on Christmas. Yep. That’s totally plausible. I’d assume this trailer was filmed before the...
Via Awful Announcing
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Notebook, Game 23: Wiz preserve home success despite slow start

Wizards 93 Jazz 84 December 15, 2014 – Verizon Center, Washington DC BFFs reunited. For the second weekend in a row, the Wizards partook in Sunday Funday of the basketball variety and for the second weekend in a row, they came out on to the floor like they had just rolled out of an Uber […] The post Wizards Notebook, Game 23: Wiz preserve home success despite slow start appeared...
Via Hoop District
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The 5th Quarter: Wizards 93 Jazz 84

BRADLEY BEAL ICED THE GAME WITH THIS SHOT THE RECORD The win improves Washington to 17-6 overall and 12-2 at home, where they have won seven straight and are 5-1 against the Western Conference. The win, at least temporarily, puts the Wizards in first place in the Southeast Division and tied with the Toronto Raptors for first in the Eastern Conference. This time last season, the...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Nails Buzzer-Beating Alley-Oop To Lift Wizards Over Magic (Video)

The Washington Wizards clearly wanted nothing to do with overtime Wednesday against the Orlando Magic. Assisted by fellow Wizards guard (and resident NBA old guy) Andre Miller on a perfect inbounds pass, Bradley Beal converted a wild alley-oop with 0.8 seconds remaining in the game to seal a 91-89 victory. Beal, who scored nine points in the contest, continues to get back in the...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal connects on inbounds alley oop with 0.8 seconds left to beat Magic (Video)

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal hit the game-winning shot in Wednesday night's 91-89 victory over Orlando by connecting with an inbounds alley oop with 0.8 seconds left to beat the buzzer.Beal started out in the corner of the court, got a screen and ran to the rim while Andre Miller floated the inbounds pass over the defense with perfect timing, leaving the hometown Magic fans...
Via Holdout Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Bradley Beal’s Game-Winning Layup off Lob with 0.8 Seconds Left

Tied at 89-89 with 0.8 seconds left Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman drew up the perfect play. Andre Miller lobbed the ball off the inbounds while teammate Bradley Beal drifted to the rim. The lob was perfect and Beal’s lift was perfect timing. In the end, the Wizards escaped Orlando with a 91-89 win. The win moves the Wizards to 15-6 on the season, tying them with...
Via KCM Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bomani Jones calls out Colin Cowherd over John Wall talk

One of the worst vendettas in sports media is Colin Cowherd’s multiple years of riding John Wall into the ground.  Cowherd’s rants on Wall ever since he debuted in the NBA is the worst of sports talk radio and enough words have been typed about the subject.  It’s been nothing short of racially charged character assassination.  Over the years Cowherd has called Wall’s...
Via Awful Announcing
7 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall cries in interview after dedicating game to deceased girl (Video)

John Wall showed some heartfelt emotion on Monday night after playing a great game in honor of a 6-year-old girl who died earlier in the day. Wall met Miyah Telemaque-Nelson in March and felt an immediate connection with the young girl. Telemaque-Nelson was diagnosed with Burkitt’s lymphoma last October and succumbed to the disease Monday...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss
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