WIZARDS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Wall, Morris Help Wizards Bounce Back, Beat Hornets on Road

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — John Wall firmly believes the Wizards are a good team with plenty of playoff potential. The key, he said, “is we just got to believe it every time we step on the court.” Wall had 24 points and seven assists, and the Wizards looked plenty confident as they continued their run up the Eastern Conference standings with a 109-99 win against the Charlotte Hornets...
Via CBS DC
24 minutes ago

Wizards plan to wear all black to Celtics Game

Get your popcorn ready. The Washington Wizards and the Boston Celtics will take to the court against one another less than two weeks after their postgame skirmish that caused Boston police to be summoned in the locker room area to keep the peace. With the Wizards surging as winners of eight of their last 10 and 13 straight at home, and the Celtics sitting in the third seed 2.5 games...
Via KCM Sports
46 minutes ago

With plenty of bad blood between them, Wizards-Celtics rivalry is in full bloom

CHARLOTTE — The seeds of animosity were planted last season. An early November blowout loss at the start of the 2015-16 season; profanity-laced woofing between an opponent and the head coach; a rogue forearm that sent a player into the concussion protocol. Individually, the incidents merely seem like footnotes in a long, taxing regular season. But these […]
Via Wizards Insider
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

1.23.17 Highlights: Wizards 109, Hornets 99

Highlights of the Wizards win over the Hornets on Monday night.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
8 hours ago

Wizards vs. Celtics Preview: Wiz look for payback at home against C’s

Game Info When: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 7 p.m. Eastern TimeWhere: Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.TV: CSN Mid-AtlanticRadio: 1500 AM and Wizards Radio App Injury Report Wizards: Ian Mahinmi (Out, Knee), Danuel House (Out, Wrist)Celtics: Avery Bradley (Out, Achilles), Gerald Green (Out, Illness), Demetrius Jackson (Out, Illness) What to watch for How well will John Wall play? Nine...
Via Bullets Forever
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards plan to wear all black to Celtics game on Tuesday

Kelly Oubre, Jr. and John Wall talk about wearing all black to their rematch with the Celtics on Tuesday night.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
9 hours ago

Wizards vs. Hornets final score: Washington picks up big 109-99 win in Charlotte

The Washington Wizards earned their sixth road of the season with an 109-99 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night. Washington improved to 24-20 on the season and now have a 1.5 game lead over the Charlotte in the Eastern Conference standings. John Wall got off to a pretty hot start, scoring 13 points while shooting 6-7 from the field in the quarter. The team as a whole shot...
Via Bullets Forever
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Hornets Pregame: Time to Bounce Back

Regular Season Game 44 Wizards (23-20) at Hornets (23-21) January 23, 2017 at 7:00 PM Spectrum Center | Charlotte, NC TV: CSN Mid-Atlantic Radio: 1500 AM Last time they met was.. December 14, 2016- Verizon Center, Washington: Wizards 109, Hornets 106 RECAP: Wall’s Iconic Night Highlights Wizards Win Over Hornets John Wall mobs Nic Batum ... The post Wizards vs. Hornets Pregame...
Via Hoop District
14 hours ago

Keys to the Palace: Five Wizards have standout performances during four-game win streak

Bradley Beal didn’t have the best week shooting the ball. But multiple other players stepped up in his absence. The Wizards raced to a four-game win streak last week after home wins against the Blazers and Grizzlies. They then started a road trip which started with a nationally televised win over the Knicks last Thursday and a buzzer beating loss to the Pistons on Saturday. The...
Via Bullets Forever
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

The Washington Wizards are confident after a bizarre ending to a succesful week

The Washington Wizards finished this week with a loss in Detroit after a last second tip in basket from Pistons forward Marcus Morris over his twin brother Markieff Morris. This was the Wizards’ first loss in ten days and only their second loss in their last nine games. Washington is playing extremely well, especially at home. They currently hold a 13 game winning streak at the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wizards vs. Pistons Pregame: A Little Distance Won’t Hurt Nobody

Wizards (23-19) at Pistons (20-24) January 21, 2017 at 6:00pm The Palace of Auburn Hills, Detroit, MI TV: CSN Mid Atlantic Radio: 1500 AM Last time they met was… December 16, 2016 – Verizon Center, Washington: Wizards 122, Pistons 108 RECAP: Wall Leads Wizards in Win Over Pistons What to watch: Coming off of a win against ... The post Wizards vs. Pistons Pregame: A Little Distance...
Via Hoop District
2 days ago

Popovich calls for harsher punishment of Wizards coach

You might think the NBA coaching fraternity would stick together, but Gregg Popovich isn’t happy with some recent behavior.Popovich went out of his way to call out Washington Wizards assistant Sidney Lowe for his distraction tactics late in the team’s win over the New York Knicks on Thursday. Both the Wizards and Lowe were fined, but Popovich thinks they should have been hit...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Knicks' Courtney Lee accuses Wizards coach of foul play

New York Knicks guard Courtney Lee wants the league to investigate the conduct of Washington Wizards assistant coach Sidney Lowe at the end of Thursday’s game between the teams.The Knicks lost 113-110 and didn’t get a shot off on their final possession. Lee had the best look at the basket, but he passed up a shot because he heard someone yell “I’m here” just as he got the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall beats Knicks with insane play

In case you haven’t noticed, John Wall is playing at a MVP level right now. He started the season a bit slow, but he has really been the difference in the Wizards turning things around and playing well as of late.Wall came up especially big on Thursday night, helping the team defeat the Knicks at Madison Square Garden, 113-110. Wall led the team in scoring with 29 points on an...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wall, Beal and defense keying Wizards' 12-game home streak

WASHINGTON (AP) The same fans who John Wall once joked get more excited for a free chicken sandwich when an opponent misses two free throws than a victory are now being treated to something even better: A winning streak. Wall and the Washington Wizards have won 12 in a row at home heading into the midpoint of the NBA season and haven't lost at Verizon Center since Dec. 6. Better...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Philadelphia 76ers' Joel Embiid resting against Wizards

WASHINGTON (AP) Philadelphia 76ers rookie star Joel Embiid sat out against the Washington Wizards on Saturday night because he doesn't yet play in back-to-back games after missing two seasons with injuries. While Embiid rested, Jahlil Okafor, who hadn't played in the last three games - all Sixers' wins - started instead. The three-game winning streak is Philadelphia's longest...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Otto Porter: Celtics ‘try to play dirty’

Gentlemen, rev up your rivalry engines because we may have a new one brewing in the Eastern Conference. After Washington’s 117-108 loss to Boston on Wednesday, Wizards forward Otto Porter called out the Celtics for being a dirty team. “We’ve had some past history the last couple of years with those guys,” Porter said, per J. Michael of CSN Mid-Atlantic. “They’re a physical...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss
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