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What Otto Porter can learn from Knicks' Kristaps Porzingis

Wizards coach Randy Wittman marveled at how the Knicks' rookie isn't passive and would rather go down shooting, a quality Otto Porter has lacked.
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Wizards’ Postseason Chances Tracker

WASHINGTON — Keep track of the Wizards’ chances to make the postseason, as determined by FiveThirtyEight, and Basketball-Reference. Feb. 10 The Wizards are 23-27, in the 10th spot in the Eastern Conference and 2.5 games out of the eighth spot. FiveThirtyEight gives the Wizards a 25 percent chance of making the postseason, less than 1 percent chance to win the NBA title...
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John Wall Goes Off In NYC

John Wall was in full Wall-Star mode in NYC, slicing up the Knicks with 28 points and 17 assists in a Washington Wizards win. Watch him do work. MORE HIGHLIGHTS The post John Wall Goes Off In NYC appeared first on Hooped Up.
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

A perfect finish to the first half for the Wizards

The Wizards got it done on both ends of the court to end the first half against the Knicks.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards at Knicks: Game 50 discussion thread

NEW YORK — The Washington Wizards have reached the season’s 50-game checkpoint with 22 wins and 27 losses, a record they never would have expected after entering the season with lofty postseason aims. They didn’t compile their 27th loss until the 61st game last season. The best they can be heading into the all-star break is three […]
Via Wizards Insider
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Wall, Wizards mark Black History Month by recreating Run-DMC photo

The Washington Wizards’ celebration of Black History Month, which has involved players recreating photographs of African-Americans who have inspired them, continued Tuesday with Drew Gooden, Alan Anderson and John Wall dressing up as Run-DMC. It’s a good look for the trio of teammates. Thanks to my vets @dubblea74 & DGIII for sharing their knowledge about the legendary RUN-D.M.C.. […]
Via DC Sports Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Knicks Pregame: A Tale Of Two Pretenders

Washington at New York February 9, 2016 at 8:00 PM Madison Square Garden, New York, NY TV: CSN Mid-Atlantic Radio: 99.1FM Last time they met was.. October 31, 2015 – Verizon Center: Knicks 117, Wizards 110 Game Notebook 3, Wizards vs. Knicks: A Mellow Opener Full Of Melo What to watch Two teams pretending to […] The post Wizards vs. Knicks Pregame: A Tale Of Two Pretenders appeared...
Via Hoop District
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Wizards hope to fix broken record of struggles before all-star break

By now, some three months into the season, there’s very little that the Washington Wizards have not seen during their film sessions. Clips of missed opportunities and stagnant play are easy to find for a team ranked last in team rebounding (40 defensive boards per game) and 26th in points allowed (105.4) . Yet, despite […]
Via Wizards Insider
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards Prepare for Second-Half Playoff Run in Second Half

The Washington Wizards haven’t bene the worst team in basketball, but since starting the month of February, the team has gone a horrifying 1-3. With the trade deadline less than two weeks away, the Wizards need to find out how to rebound, especially if they don’t want to be buyers or sellers at the deadline. For the “Wiz,” some think that the team should make moves, especially...
Via The Sports Journal
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Kris Humphries back in the Knick of time?

Kris Humphries missed the last 17 games with a knee injury. That unwanted streak may end Tuesday in New York.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jared Dudley can’t believe he wasn’t invited to the three point shootout

Washington Wizards forward Jared Dudley has been a very popular man lately. His name has come up in trade talks to the Cleveland Cavaliers, who are trying to return to the NBA Finals for a second straight year. But Dudley has a bigger issue he is dealing with right now. At this point in the season, Dudley has the third best three-point percentage in the NBA this season. But the...
Via No Guts, No Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcin Gortat fires back at critic on Twitter

The Wizards lost to the Hornets on Saturday, dropping their record to 22-27. It’s been a disappointing start to the season for a team expected to make the playoffs and frustration is building around the nation’s capital. Among those on the Wizards who are hearing it for the team’s up-and-down start is Marcin Gortat. Washington’s big man checked his Twitter mentions on Saturday...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards blow another big lead in loss to Hornets

CHARLOTTE – John Wall’s fourth career triple-double in the Washington Wizards’ win over the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday overshadowed a sobering reality that Coach Randy Wittman warned would eventually sting the Wizards if the troubling trend wasn’t reversed: The Wizards were up 25 and they relaxed, allowing the 76ers, owners of the worst record in the […]
Via Wizards Insider
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Game Notebook 48, Wizards vs. Sixers: It Was A Good Day

Wizards 106 Sixers 92 February 6, 2016 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC NBA Stats Box Score Following a rough recent stretch of five losses in their last six games, the Wizards welcomed to town everyone’s favorite slump buster, the Philadelphia 76ers. The Sixers – known recently for almost beating the Golden State Warriors – still […] The post Game Notebook 48, Wizards...
Via Hoop District
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Watch: John Wall Records Triple-Double with Alley-Hoop Assist to Bradley Beal

John Wall was one assist away from his fourth triple-double of his career, when he lobbed an alley-hoop from the three-point line to a leaping Bradley Beal. It was a fitting way to record the triple-double finding his partner in crime, Beal, on such a spectacular play. Wall finished the game with 18 points, 13 rebounds, and 10 assists, as the Wizards cruised to a 106-94 win over...
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Wall's triple-double leads Wizards to 106-94 win over 76ers

WASHINGTON (AP) John Wall had his fourth career triple-double with 18 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, leading the Washington Wizards over the Philadelphia 76ers 106-94 Friday night. Marcin Gortat had 21 points and had 13 rebounds for the Wizards, who had lost five of their previous six. Bradley Beal scored 22 in his first start since Dec. 9. Ish Smith, cut by Washington during...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Postponed Jazz-Wizards game rescheduled for Feb. 18

WASHINGTON (AP) The Utah Jazz and Washington Wizards will make up their game postponed by last month's snowstorm on Thursday, Feb. 18. The game was originally scheduled for Jan. 23 but was cancelled when the Washington area got more than two feet of snow. Utah and Washington will each get back on the court early after the NBA All-Star break. The Jazz visit Boston and the Wizards...
Via Associated Press
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gortat, Nene Not Coming Up Big for Wizards

WASHINGTON — Marcin Gortat signed a five-year, $60 million contract before the 2014 season. By total value, that’s tied for the ninth-biggest deal among NBA centers. Of the 12 centers signed to contracts worth at least $60 million, only two are older than 30 — Dwight Howard, Joakim Noah and Nikola Pekovic are each 30 — and only six are signed past 2018. Gortat is in both...
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76ers-Wizards Preview

With their margin for error lessening with each mounting loss, the Washington Wizards need to take advantage of every remaining opportunity to extend their postseason streak. They should have one when the NBA-worst Philadelphia 76ers visit Friday night. Losses in seven of nine has Washington (21-26) near the bottom of a logjam of teams with a reasonable chance of earning the Eastern...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Warriors: Gladiators, Heroes, And Legends

Foreign, legendary gladiators from Oakland, California arrived under cover of a foggy, rainy night in DC, armed, under-armored, and locked in. Within the confines of the Verizon Center, the local heroes prepared for battle, with the knowledge that the enemy they were about to engage was truly powerful, ruthless, and seemingly unstoppable. But they were […] The post Wizards vs....
Via Hoop District
6 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Steph Curry scores 51, hits 11 3’s vs Wizards

Steph Curry is a human video game, folks. The reigning NBA MVP — it will soon be back-to-back MVP — scored 51 points and made 11 three-pointers in the Golden State Warriors 134-121 win over the Washington Wizards on Wednesday night in DC. He finished the first half with 36 points (a career-high in a half), while dropping 25 points and seven three-pointers in the first quarter...
Via The Comeback
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards’ current stake in KD sweepstakes

The Washington Wizards currently sit at tenth place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 21-25.  This season definitely has not been the ideal season that the Wizards were predicting to have following their second round playoff exit last season.  The current trajectory that the team is on makes them hard to pick as a  team to make it into the playoffs and also a hard candidate...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The continual progression of Washington Wizards’ star John Wall

The 2016 NBA All-Star game is only two weeks away. This specific point of the season represents an important divide, a crossroads, a half-way point where some teams look to continue forward with their winning ways, while other clubs hope to bounce back for a strong second-half of the season after a slow beginning. Another vital aspect of the All-Star game is to highlight and praise...
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Randy Wittman to Miss Wizards’ Next Two Games

Washington Wizards head coach Randy Wittman will miss the team’s next two games as he deals with the death of his brother. Wittman’s older brother passed away unexpectedly Saturday morning in Indianapolis. The Wizards coach will miss Monday’s game at Oklahoma City and Wednesday’s home game against the defending NBA Champions Golden State Warriors. Randy Wittman will not...
Via KCM Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew Gooden’s Pass is So Wizards

The Washington Wizards are in some type of funk after losing four of their last five games with the four losses coming by an average of 11, including back-to-back blowout losses to the Boston Celtics and the Toronto Raptors to complete season-series sweeps to both teams. Thursday’s game against the Nuggets has not gone the Wizards way either. They have fallen behind 85-69 in the...
Via KCM Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

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