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Toronto 120, Washington 116 (OT); 31 January 2015 (Washington 31-17, Toronto 33-15)

Photo Credit: After splitting the four-game road trip, the Wizards came home to a couple of nights off, before hosting the Raptors on Saturday night. For the second straight game, the Wizards overcame a 20-point deficit to get back in the contest. Raptors’ all-star guard Kyle Lowry & a strong bench allowed the visitors to take charge in overtime, getting...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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John Wall’s Ailments Come at Inopportune Time for Wizards

John Wall is unsure of his status for Saturday’s game vs. the Toronto Raptors. The Washington Wizards point guard is dealing with a right ankle sprain and constant migraines. He gutted through the ailments during the Wizards’ four-game road trip this past week. Wall had been dealing with sprained ankles, suffered earlier this season, and they were on the verge of healing when...
Via KCM Sports
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Washington Wizards continue to struggle against elite teams

The Washington Wizards concluded their Western conference road trip Wednesday night with a 106-98 loss to the Phoenix Suns. The loss makes the Wizards 2-2 on their four game road trip and 2-3 in their last five games, all against Western conference opponents. In fact, the Wizards are 11-8 versus the Western conference this season. Diving a little bit deeper, the Wizards are 6-0 against...
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Did Randy Wittman’s Trust in Bench Cost Wizards?

Playing in their fourth game in five nights, the Washington Wizards limped into Phoenix to close out their west coast road trip against the Suns. John Wall was ailing with a sprained ankle, migraines that he had been suffering through the past week, and depending on who you asked a possible sore Achilles. Meanwhile Paul Pierce was slowed by a nagging toe on his left foot that held...
Via KCM Sports
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Game Notebook 47: Wizards at Suns: Wiz end road trip with baffling blunders

Suns 106 Wizards 98 January 28, 2015 – US Airways Center, Phoenix, AZ Welp. It’s finally over. This whole road trip had us all like: Four games, on the road, two of which were wins (or I could be a dick and point out two of which were losses). Three of the four games left […] The post Game Notebook 47: Wizards at Suns: Wiz end road trip with baffling blunders appeared first on Hoop District.
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Paul Pierce suggests turning game off to get "game" on

For those of us who have spent decades watching NBA basketball, it often strikes us the frequency of gentle pleasantries among members of opposing teams. It is no rare sight to see a center drop a shooting guard in mid-flight only to offer him a loving hand of reconciliation. We have all seen the offensive display of a small forward joking mid-game with his defensive assignment,...
Via Celtics Life
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Kris Humphries swoops in for powerful right-handed putback jam

The Washington Wizards came back and beat the Los Angeles Lakers, 98-92, after being down by 19 points. One of the plays that helped the Wizards? A putback dunk by Kris Humphries. Look at Kris Humphries sneak in for the one-handed putback slam: Humphries ended with eight points and 11 boards. And that slam definitely helped pump the Wizards up for that comeback victory. *** Kris...
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Game Notebook 46, Wizards at Lakers: John Wall plays through pain; takes over Hollywood

Wizards 98 Lakers 92 January 27, 2015 – Staples Center, Los Angeles, CA Like the majority of celebs who show up late to the Staples Center these days just for post-dinner laughs and dessert, the Wizards took their sweet time before finally marking their presence last night. It took a dominating 3rd quarter and every […] The post Game Notebook 46, Wizards at Lakers: John Wall...
Via Hoop District
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The 5th Quarter: Wizards 98 Lakers 92

THE RECORD The win improves Washington’s record to 31-15, winners of two straight and six of their last ten. The Wizards remain second in the Southeast Division and Eastern Conference, 6.5 games behind the Atlanta Hawks, winners of 16 straight games. Washington is half a game ahead of the Toronto Raptors. The Wiz have now swept the Lakers two years in a row. STAT OF THE GAME...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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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...
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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
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Durant puts Gortat on a poster

Ouch! OKC’s Kevin Durant decided to disrespect the crap out of Washington’s Marcin Gortat with a dunk so vicious, Gortat’s home country of Poland might even stand up and applaud KD. Why you got to do him like that KD? Why? The Polish Hammer just got turned into the Polish Nail. The post Durant puts Gortat on a poster appeared first on Crossover Chronicles.
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Marcin Gortat Receives Wiki Treatment After Being Victimized By Kevin Durant

Marcin Gortat was trolled on Wikipedia after Kevin Durant dunked all over his face and life.
Via Gamedayr
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Wizards break away early, rout Sixers as Gortat scores 20

WASHINGTON -- Marcin Gortat scored 20 points, John Wall had 11 points and 10 assists and the Washington Wizards beat the overmatched Philadelphia 76ers 111-76 on Monday. Washington went on a 20-3 run for a 27-11 lead late in the first quarter and coasted to the win. After closing the gap to 16 points with three minutes to play in the third quarter, the Sixers allowed the Wizards...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal: Wizards have the best backcourt in the NBA

Bradley Beal spoke to NBA’s Game Time after Wednesday night’s 105-99 win over the Chicago Bulls and didn’t hold back when asked whether the best back court in the NBA is in Golden State [Steph Curry and Klay Thompson] or in the nation’s capital. I’ll give you a hint — Beal stood up for himself and teammate John Wall. RT @NBATV: Bradley Beal says the @WashWizards have...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ray Allen 'not out of the picture' to join Pierce, Wizards

Ray Allen has been biding his time, not playing yet not really retired, waiting for the right call to come.   That call could come soon. As the Washington Wizards vie for the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference, Allen would be a “natural” fit to back up starting shooting guard Bradley Beal, CSN Washington’s J. Michael reported Friday. Although Allen is said to be considering...
22 days ago  |  Discuss

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