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John Wall ‘Quick Fast’ Illustration

Washington Wizards point guard John Wall looking quick fast in this illustration by Robert Generette III from Washington DC. The post John Wall ‘Quick Fast’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Wizards Tailspin Continues

The Wizards have won only twice in the past month, now losers of five straight after a 97-77 drubbing at the hands of the Timberwolves in Minnesota on Wednesday night. Perhaps Wednesday night’s loss can be contributed to the hype surrounding Kevin Garnett’s return to the T-Wolves. KG with only five points, but added eight rebounds a pair of assists and blocks and a steal along...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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Minnesota 97, Washington 77; 25 February 2015 (Washington 33-25, Minnesota 13-43)

Photo Credit: Washington Wizards Lose to Golden State, not many folk get shaken. The Warriors are one of the NBA’s best teams. Get blown out by Minnesota? Let the worrying commence. Oh, by the way, not only did Paul Pierce sit out the game (after getting a bruised knee Tuesday night against Golden State), but Kris Humphries strained a left groin muscle in the Wednesday night game...
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15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kris Humphries posterizes Adreian Payne in Wizards-Wolves

For all intents and purposes, this game in Minnesota is all about Kevin Garnett. But a former reality star is there to steal the show. Get out of the way, Adreian Payne. Here comes Kris Humphries: Fantastic poster dunk by Hump. Even if it moved at the speed of a tortoise: *** Kris Humphries pic from Getty Images.
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Paul Pierce ruled out with bruised knee against Wolves

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce was a late scratch Wednesday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves because of a bruised knee. Pierce knocked knees with a Golden State defender in the closing seconds of a loss on Tuesday night, but coach Randy Wittman said before the game against the Wolves that he expected his veteran to be available. Pierce tried to warmup...
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Wizards at Wolves Pregame: Yay! A Team With a Losing Record!

Washington (34-22) at Minnesota (12-43) February 25, 2015 at 8:00 PM TV: CSNWashington Radio: 99.1FM Tale of the Tape Last time they met was.. December 14, 2014 @ Verizon Center, DC – Wizards 109, Wolves 95 Game Notebook 24, Wizards vs. Wolves: Wall, Butler turn Wolves into pups One of the more comedic sequences in […] The post Wizards at Wolves Pregame: Yay! A Team With a Losing...
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How Stephen Curry got the sparks flowing, before catching fire against the Wizards

How Stephen Curry got the sparks flowing, before catching fire against the Wizards (and everyone else). Stephen Curry has become a nationwide phenomenon. The 6’2” kid from Davidson, once considered a risky prospect, and a role player at best, is now placed with LeBron James in the conversation of “best player in the NBA.” He […] The post How Stephen Curry got the sparks...
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Game Notebook 57, Wizards vs. Warriors: Reeling Wiz Torched by Curry; 26 Turnovers

Warriors 114 Wizards 107 February 24, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC The Wizards finally played with the energy we’ve been looking for. Coach Randy Wittman said after the game, “that’s the hardest we’ve played in weeks.” Paul Pierce scored 24 points, including a 3rd quarter in which he matched a scorching hot Stephen Curry […] The post Game Notebook 57, Wizards...
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Warriors Too Much For Wizards

The Wizards tail spin continues, Washington losing for the fourth straight time, a 114-107 loss to the Warriors on Tuesday night at the Verizon Center. Stephon Curry returning from a one game absence due to a sore right foot, to lead the Warriors (44-10) with 32 points. VIDEO: Stephen Curry Completely Toys With The Wizards – ...
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Wizards Shortcomings at Wing Being Exposed

Photo by Keith Allison – Flickr The Washington Wizards downward spiral continued on Sunday in Detroit with a 106-89 loss at the Palace in Auburn Hills, Mich. After opening up an 11-point lead in the second quarter at 51-40, the Wizards were outscored 66-38 the final 26 minutes. The end result was their third straight loss and eighth in their last 10 games. The loss left the...
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Cavs Cast Spell On Wizards

A sellout crowd of more than 20,000 at the Verizon Center and millions more watching nationally on ESPN, watched the Cleveland Cavaliers destroy the Washington Wizards on Friday night. It was a long and ugly night for the Wizards and their fans as Cleveland led by as many as 22 points in the first half and by as many as 40 after intermission, on their way to a 127-89 win. The 38...
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Wizards without G Beal, F Seraphin against Cavaliers

WASHINGTON (AP) The Wizards are without guard Bradley Beal and forward Kevin Seraphin against the Cleveland Cavaliers. Beal is sitting out a fourth consecutive game Friday night with a right leg injury, while Seraphin has been ruled out with what the team says are flu-like symptoms. Newly acquired guard Ramon Sessions is available after flying to town Friday, a day after the trade...
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Wizards Hoping Ramon Sessions is the Answer for Bench

As the trade deadline approached it was evident the Washington Wizards had set out to get a boost to the bench with a more aggressive guard. Rumors floated about Will Bynum and Norris Cole, but in the end the Wizards landed Ramon Sessions from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for Andre Miller. Miller had been struggling as of late, and the Wizards bench followed suit. Sure his assist...
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Washington Wizards acquire Ramon Sessions

The Washington Wizards have acquired Ramon Sessions from the Sacramento Kings in exchange for back-up point guard Andre Miller. The move came two hours before the official 3 p.m. ET trade deadline. Sessions will most likely now serve as the back-up to All-star John Wall, logging point-guard minutes with the second unit. The Wizards were known to be shopping for backcourt help but...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Mid-Season Rankings and Grades

The first half of the Washington Wizards‘ season has had its fair share of up and downs. Washington got off to a hot start winning 19 of its first 25 games. But they have since fallen back, going 14-15 in their final 29 games ahead of the all-star break. They have struggled to beat the top echelon teams, going 10-16 against teams at .500 or better. A large portion of those losses...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards trade rumors: continuing the Denver connection?

With the NBA All-Star game firmly in the rear-view mirror, teams now turn their heads to the trade market. Contenders will be looking to bolster their benches while teams in rebuilding mode will be looking to unload their elderly and over-paid. The Washington Wizards are finally on the buying side of this spectrum. Sitting at 33-21, the Wizards are a lock to make the playoffs and...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

17 Reasons I’ve Had It With Randy Wittman

Here with your semi-regular look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. In my last post, I wrote the following sentence about the Wizards head coach: “Randy Wittman doesn’t necessarily deserve to keep his job, but firing him would be the wrong move, at least during the season.” Anybody who knows me personally knows I have never been a fan of Wittman...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall’s Mom Is Attending Her First Kentucky Game At Rupp Since Wall Left For The NBA

John Wall is currently in New York, participating in the NBA’s All-Star Weekend festivities. The Washington Wizards point guard is starting for the East on Sunday; it will be his second straight appearance in the game.  Wall’s mother, Frances Pulley, is currently in Lexington, Ky., attending her first Kentucky game at Rupp Arena since her son left for the NBA in 2010. Her reasoning...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Paul Pierce shoves Drake for being annoying

Paul Pierce clearly wasn’t enjoying Drake’s company on Wednesday night, so he shoved the rapper to create some separation between the two. Drake was seated courtside for Wizards-Raptors, and he and his friends were enjoying the action from the front-row view. Toward the end of the game, with just 12 seconds remaining and the Raptors leading 95-93, Pierce attempted to inbound...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce shoves Drake after rapper crowds him on inbounds play (video)

Paul Pierce had no time or patience for the inappropriate front row antics of Drake during the tense, waning moments of a tight basketball game between the Washington Wizards and Toronto Raptors at Air Canada Centre on Wednesday night. But given the annoyingly foolish conduct of the Toronto-based rapper, it wouldn’t have mattered if Drake’s...Read More The post Paul Pierce shoves...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Are The Wizards Slumping Or Just Not Very Good?

Here with your semi-regular look at the Wiz is Mr. Irrelevant contributing writer Bryan Frantz. Having lost seven of their last 10 games, things are looking somewhat bleak for the 32-20 Wizards. Most of the losses came against quality teams, adding to the narrative that the Wizards simply can’t hang with top teams, but two losses to the sub-.500 Hornets in four days and a handful...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards end 5-game skid

The Washington Wizards ended their 5 game losing streak Saturday night with a 114-77 win over the Brooklyn Nets. The losing streak was the longest of the past two seasons for Coach Randy Whitman and the Wizards. Washington was able to snap the streak through great team play. The Wizards dished out 31 assists and all 13 players scored for Washington. Leading the way for the Wizards...
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce: Computers to blame for lack of NBA trash talk

Paul Pierce seems to be fully embracing his role as the NBA’s awesome old guy.   Pierce continues to be a legitimate contributor for one of the Washington Wizards — one of the Eastern Conference’s best teams — but his play might be taking a back seat to the things he continues to say. The former Boston Celtics star doesn’t limit his talk to off the court, though. He...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

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