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Otto Porter’s Unleashed a Putrid Brain Fart Against the Bulls

Otto Porter was one of five players on the court for the Washington Wizards during their game against the Bulls on Tuesday night. Because he is one of the five players, he is responsible for guarding one of Chicago’s five players on the court. In this case, it was Tony Snell. Can you please repeat Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Otto Porter falls asleep on D, loses Tony Snell (Video)

Washington Wizards forward Otto Porter completely fell asleep on defense and lost his man in embarrassing fashion during the final seconds of Tuesday night's game in Chicago.Porter was guarding Bulls forward Tony Snell in the corner on a Bulls offensive possesion with the Bulls up by three with under 20 seconds left. As Porter was intently watching Bulls guard Aaron Brooks wind...
Via Holdout Sports
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Game Notebook 61, Wizards at Bulls: A Night of Many Sins

Bulls 97 Wizards 92 March 3, 2015 – United Center, Chicago, IL Let’s just hope Nene’s sinful night concluded with a solemn expression of repentance. Nene, who dramatized the pregame buzz with some juicy comments regarding his hatred for the Bulls, followed up his bark with no bite, going 0-4 from the field for zero […] The post Game Notebook 61, Wizards at Bulls: A Night...
Via Hoop District
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Your Wizards Smile Champion: Nene!

After advancing out of the group stage and winning in the Final Four, Nene and G-Wiz faced off in the championship round. After counting and recounting the poll results, your Hoop District Washington Wizards Best Smile Champion, with a dominant 87% of the votes: NENE! Now if the Wizards can just get back to winning […] The post Your Wizards Smile Champion: Nene! appeared first on Hoop District.
Via Hoop District
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards apologize for odd Black History Month tribute

The Washington Wizards finally addressed the team’s weeks-long tribute to Black History Month, which was widely panned as ill-conceived, off-putting or just plain weird. Throughout February, Monumental Sports & Entertainment showcased the faces of players and staff members from the Wizards, Washington Capitals and Washington Mystics paired with the visages prominent African...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards' Nene on Bulls: 'I hate them'

As you'll likely recall, Washington Wizards big man Nene Hilario and the Chicago Bulls have a bit of history. Nene was suspended for Game 4 of last season's Eastern Conference finals after getting into a bit of an altercation with Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, of course, and even after the Wizards eliminated the Bulls, a sense of animosity seemed to hang over these two teams. But it's...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Us against the World: The Wizards in the National Media Blacklight

In recent days, following a debilitating loss to the Warriors, and an embarrassing loss to the lowly Timberwolves, the Wizards have suddenly become a center of national attention. Dan Steinberg covered some of the most high profile criticism for the DC Sports Bog. Everyone knows the saying: “Any press is good press.” But the reasons […] The post Us against the World: The Wizards...
Via Hoop District
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Wizards equated their owner to Martin Luther King Jr

This got lost over the weekend, but on Saturday, the Washington Wizards honored the end of Black History Month by posting an image on Facebook that seemed to be equating Martin Luther King Jr. to team owner Ted Leonsis. Well, that’s not at all ridiculous. And what’s with the Leonsis quote? It’s not even somewhat inspirational or meaningful! [Vice Sports] The post The Wizards...
Via Awful Announcing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nerlens Noel has block party against Wizards (Video)

Philadelphia 76ers center Nerlens Noel led the way during Friday night's 89-81 win over Washington with 14 points and 13 rebounds. Noel also had three blocks, including these two tremendous stuffs of Nene and Marcin Gortat:It's good to see the Sixers fans getting a good show for their money.H/T TNLP. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Check us out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Hit Rock Bottom In Philly

It’s not a good thing… when a team that is trying to lose beats you. The Wizards falling for the sixth straight game, a 89-81 loss to the Sixers in Philadelphia on Friday night. .@NerlensNoel3 is ruthless. https://t.co/MplApOvIK4 — Philadelphia 76ers (@Sixers) February 28, 2015 The Wizards again shorthanded, playing without shooting guard Bradley Beal (stress reaction,...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
5 days ago  |  Discuss

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 – http://t.co/fKWzomC4vQ pic.twitter.com/wYsJdryJWP ...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via isportsweb.com
13 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...
Via KCM Sports
15 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...
Via isportsweb.com
15 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...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
17 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...
Via College Spun
18 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...
Via The Sports Daily
20 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...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
20 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...
Via Mr. Irrelevant
23 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...
Via isportsweb.com
23 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...
Via NESN.com
January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

On John Wall's adidas J Wall 1 NYC All-Star Edition

As a newly named starter for the NBA's Eastern Conference All-Stars, adidas hooked up John Wall with a limited edition sneaker to rock. We profile J-Wall and his shoe. The post Profiling John Wall And The adidas J Wall 1 NYC All-Star Edition appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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