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Are The Wizards Too Under-Hyped?

As excitement for the forthcoming NBA season brews, folks around the media world are making their projections for teams and predicting the final outcome. One particular website – Hoopshype.com – has the Wizards ranked 12th out of 15 teams in the Eastern Conference, which to be honest, just doesn’t seem very realistic. Teams like the […] The post Are The Wizards Too Under...
Via Hoop District
9 hours ago

Podcast: John Wall and Bradley Beal’s tension and whether or not it will affect the Wizards' future

In this week’s episode of the Bullets Forever Podcast, Courtney Ward, Nick Bilka, and Jake Whitacre discuss the recent report about John Wall and Bradley Beal’s on-court tension. They dive into whether or not it affects the team’s long-term outlook, what Scott Brooks can do to help them move past their issues, and how John Wall’s recovery from surgery could complicate their...
Via Bullets Forever
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall on Bradley Beal: ‘We have a tendency to dislike each other’

This is exactly what the Washington Wizards brass wants to hear less than two months after signing Bradley Beal to a five-year, $128 million max deal. Fellow back-court star John Wall spoke out about his relationship with Beal recently — comments that shouldn’t make Wizards fans feel all cozy. “I think a lot of times we have a tendency to dislike each other on the court,...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Are John Wall and Bradley Beal Actually on Bad Terms?

WASHINGTON — Well this came out of nowhere. Wizards stars John Wall and Bradley Beal reportedly aren’t on very good terms and have gotten into several heated disagreements recently. The report in question comes from CSN Mid-Atlantic. The big takeaways from the report are the following: Wall says he and Beal have “a tendency to dislike each other on the court.” Beal says he...
Via CBS DC
1 day ago  |  Discuss

See What Wizards Guard Bradley Beal Is Doing to Impress John Wall

Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal has yet to play a full season in the NBA. Due to injuries, he hasn't been able to play in more than 73 games in a season. The 23-year-old recently signed a huge contract worth $128 million for five years; and to prove his worth, Beal has been working extremely hard this off-season. RELATED: Utah Jazz Power Forward Trey Lyles Is Training...
Via Stack
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards have enough talent to more than the 12th-best team in the East

A Hoopshype evaluation has the Wizards ranked 12th in the Eastern Conference and questions the talent surrounding Washington’s backcourt. The Wizards were 41-41 last year. In other words, they were the embodiment of an average team. They finished 9th in the conference and missed the playoffs by a hair. They were one of the most injured teams in the league last season and struggled...
Via Bullets Forever
2 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall: Bradley Beal and I ‘dislike each other on the court’

When the Washington Wizards selected Bradley Beal with the third overall pick in the 2012 draft, it was said that the team had the potential to have the best backcourt in the NBA. But they’ve been anything but. Beal has struggled to stay healthy, playing in 55 games last season, and failing to play in more than 73 during any of the first four years of his career so far. Yet for...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' John Wall, Bradley Beal don’t have a great relationship

The Washington Wizards are said to have one of the best backcourts in the NBA. But John Wall and Bradley Beal don’t have a great relationship on the court. Wall, via J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic: “I think a lot of times we have a tendency to dislike each other on the court. … We got to be able to put that to the side. If you miss somebody on one play or don’t have something...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The biggest questions the Wizards need to answer this season

What will the Wizards do if John Wall isn’t healthy to start the season? John Wall sounded optimistic about his chances of being ready to start the season, but he cautioned he wouldn’t rush it just so he could suit up for the season opener. The good news is the Wizards have some competence behind him this season. Satoransky may not have NBA experience and Burke’s NBA experience...
Via Bullets Forever
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Aug. 20: John Wall updates status of knee rehab after injury

At a charity event on Saturday, Wizards guard John Wall updated the media on the status of his rehab from knee surgery.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards sign Casper Ware out of French league to training camp deal

The Washington Wizards have signed guard Casper Ware to a training camp deal, according to a league source. Ware, 25, spent the end of last season with ASVEL Basket in France, a team owned by San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker. He led the team back from a 2-0 deficit against Strasbourg in the best-of-five […]
Via Wizards Insider
7 days ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards' Quiet, Confusing Offseason

At this time last summer, the Washington Wizards were on the way up. All-star point guard John Wall led the Wizards to their second straight playoff trip, and while the Wizards were bounced in the second round for a second straight year, they battled down to the wire with the Atlanta Hawks without John Wall for three games. They bowed out to the Hawks after a late Al Horford rebound...
Via The Sports Quotient
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Hear me out: The Washington Wizards should trade John Wall

The Washington Wizards are heading further down the bad path they started on three seasons ago. Despite being active in the offseason, the moves the Wizards have made to this point are nothing to get excited about, adding bench depth to a team that missed the playoffs last season. The Wiz re-signed some of their sharp shooters, giving a max-extension to oft-injured shooting guard...
Via isportsweb.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

What Can the Wizards Conjure in 2016-17 and Beyond?

There was a long-standing sentiment among Wizards fans that centered around one man that they believed was a major factor in the future fortunes of their team. Heading into 2015-16, Washington was facing a fork in the road and it centered, primarily around this one man – Kevin Durant. Instead, that one person probably should have been Randy Wittman. Neither is currently in Washington...
Via The Lottery Mafia
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Glen Rice Jr. charged with felony robbery, accused of beating ex-NCAA player

Glen Rice Jr. was arrested on July 25, after allegedly beating up a former NCAA basketball player reports TMZ. The former Washington Wizards guard is alleged to have broken former Tulane point guard Jordan Callahan’s jaw after a dispute in Georgia in a Kroger parking lot. Rice Jr. reportedly grabbed a bag from his car and ran away following the incident. Police eventually caught...
Via The Comeback
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Not Campaigning for 2017 All-Star Game

WASHINGTON — If Washington, D.C. and the Verizon Center become hosts for the 2017 NBA All-Star game, it will be unsolicited and perhaps even unwanted by Washington Wizards’ leadership. The Washington Business Journal reports that team officials have not expressed interest in hosting the game, which includes a week of festivities and economic boon. The team did not offer any...
Via CBS DC
July 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Wizards Finalize Deal with 2012 Draft Pick Tomas Satoransky

WASHINGTON — Guard Tomas Satoransky has signed with the Washington Wizards. The team announced the deal with their 2012 second-round draft pick Thursday, without revealing the financial terms. Earlier this month, the Wizards and Satoransky agreed to a $9 million, three-year contract, according to a person familiar with the move who spoke on condition of anonymity at the time because...
Via CBS DC
July 21, 2016  |  Discuss

3 keys to the Washington Wizards making the playoffs

The Washington Wizards had an underwhelming season where they finished 41-41 and missed the playoffs after qualifying two years straight, This was a drop off year for them to say the least. But it is never too early to look at what the Wizards can do in order to make the playoffs next season based off of their performance from last season. This year the Wizards will be coming in...
Via isportsweb.com
July 12, 2016  |  Discuss

‘Yes, Black Lives Matter!': Wizards’ Bradley Beal wades into debate over police killings

Wizards guard Bradley Beal joined the chorus of Washington athletes wrestling with the proper response police shootings on social media late Thursday night. And as with some of his predecessors, Beal prompted a disappointed response from some fans who didn’t like his approach. “#blacklivesmatter,” Beal tweeted around 2 a.m., with a fist emoji and a […]
Via DC Sports Blog
July 08, 2016  |  Discuss
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