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Ramon Sessions On Wizards: “It’s Time To Knock The Door Down”

Ramon Sessions isn’t really the type of point guard that stimulates your emotions during a basketball discussion. A serviceable player, sure. A productive spot filler off the bench and a security blanket for the world’s best point guard, check that too. A poser of seductive glamour shots for club party flyers? The best. But what’s […] The post Ramon Sessions On Wizards: “It’s...
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Bombs away! Wizards crush 76ers in preseason opener

THE HIGHLIGHTS THE CLIFF NOTES VERSION For one night, at least, the Washington Wizards were the team their fans have dreamed of all offseason — running and gunning and throwing down three pointers in a 129-95 demolition of the visiting Philadelphia 76ers in the preseason opener for both teams. Washington’s 129 points are particularly impressive when you recall that these...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
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Preseason Notebook 1, Wizards vs. Sixers: Speed, Space, and Otto!

Wizards 129 Sixers 95 October 6, 2015 – Verizon Center, Washington, DC Another pint of Porter, please! I know it seems bit naive to get so hype and exultant over one meaningless basketball game but let me just say this one thing about the Wizards last night: of course it’s only one meaningless basketball game […] The post Preseason Notebook 1, Wizards vs. Sixers: Speed, Space...
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This Is The Year John Wall Could Become A Legitimate MVP Candidate

He was the prized No. 1 pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. Rap group Troop 41 produced a song about him. He describes himself as a mama's boy and claims to be a part of the best back court in the Eastern Conference. His best friend died when he was in 7th grade. The Washington Wizards' John Wall has faced a lot of adversity, but also accomplished so much more. Now at the age of 25...
Via The Sports Quotient
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Wizards Basketball is Back! Here Are Five Things To Watch For

Awwwwwweeeeee sookie sookie now WIZARDS BASKETBALL IS BACK! When’s the last time you heard THAT phrase? This is the kind of stuff that inadvertently, yet pleasantly blurts out of my mouth when excitement overtakes me. Hence the trio of instructive tweets I fired out on Twitter before 9am this morning to get you motherlovers hype. […] The post Wizards Basketball is Back! Here...
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Wizards pick up team option on Otto Porter's contract

The Washington Wizards have unsurprisingly decided to pick up the fourth-year team option on Otto Porter's contract, per The Washington Post.It's worth $7.7 million during the 2016-17 season, and even though Washington wants to keep their books as flexible as they can (Kevin Durant, remember?), this is far too great a bargain for any team to pass up. The team had until Halloween...
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Washington Wizards’ New Offense Could Spark Huge Season Numbers

Bradley Beal #3 of the Washington Wizards takes a shot against the Memphis Grizzlies on March 12, 2015 at Verizon Center in Washington, DC. (Mandatory Credit: ESPN/Ned Dishman/NBAE /Getty Images) The Washington Wizards won 46 games a year ago which was good enough for the fifth-best record in the Eastern Conference. When you have all-star caliber talent the likes of John Wall and...
Via The Sports Journal
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Marcin Gortat wants to be 'a more dominant big man in this league'

Marcin Gortat has a new number and a new attitude heading into the 2015-16 season. Last year was a relative disappointment for Washington's starting center, who was solid but unspectacular. This year he expects more out of himself, and here's what he told the Washington Times about his individual expectations:“I want to come back to being a more dominant big man in this league...
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Kelly Oubre Jr. getting embraced as 'little brother' by Wizards teammates

The Washington Wizards are a relatively old basketball team. Their best players are considerably young (John Wall is 25 and Bradley Beal is 22), but so many other contributors on the roster are veterans. Kelly Oubre Jr. is definitely not a veteran. The rookie is one of the youngest players in the entire league, and here's what he recently told The Washington Post about his status...
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Paul George concerned about playing power forward

Coach Frank Vogel of the Indiana Pacers recently announced his intentions of having two-time NBA All-Star Paul George switch from small forward to playing down low as the team's starting power forward for the upcoming NBA season. "An idea on paper is to have a starting lineup of George Hill, Monta Ellis, C.J. Miles, Paul George, and Ian Mahinmi," Vogel stated. Although there...
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Wizards To Wear ‘Baltimore Pride’ Jerseys In Six Games This Season (Photo)

A new NBA season is upon us, which means it’s time to break out the new gear. The Washington Wizards revealed new “Baltimore Pride” jerseys that they will wear for six games this season. The Baltimore Bullets wore the same jerseys from 1969 to 1973. #Wizards announce they will wear "Baltimore Pride" jerseys — worn by Bullets 1969-73 — for 6 games this season. http:/...
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Washington Wizards unveil new "Baltimore Pride" jerseys

From 1963 up until the 1972-73 campaign, the current version of the Washington Wizards franchise was known as the Baltimore Bullets.That came at a time when the city of Baltimore itself, much like the rest of the United States, was bogged down by societal warfare on the streets.The Baltimore riot of 1968 — an incident that was precipitated by the assassination of Martin Luther...
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Jared Dudley says Adam Morrison never showered

Former No. 3 overall pick Adam Morrison has racked up an enviable amount of awards and honors over the course of his basketball career. He won back-to-back championships with the Lakers in 2009 and 2010, was selected to the All-Rookie Second Team in 2007, and was a First-Team All-American and Division I scoring leader back in his college days. Just don’t expect to find the Personal...
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Wizards’ Jared Dudley Says Adam Morrison Never Took Showers

View image | Jared Dudley has been a member of the Washington Wizards for any a couple of months, and already he is becoming one of the more talkative players on the team. Entering his ninth year in the NBA, Dudley will be play on his fifth different team when he hits the court with the Wizards this season. Through the years he has played with numerous of teammates...
Via KCM Sports
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John Wall donates $400K to D.C. child and family center

Washington Wizards superstar John Wall recently made an appearance at Bright Beginnings, Inc., a “nationally accredited child and family development center that offers a bright start for homeless infants, toddlers and preschoolers and their families.” And while there, he donated a much-needed and greatly appreciated $400,000 to the center, which will be used to open a second...
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Wizards Take Media Day Pictures with Awesome WWE-style Championship Belt

This…is a thing — Clinton Yates (@clintonyates) September 28, 2015 The Washington Wizards took their media day photos like champions. Players felt how it is to hold the ‘strap’ as they took their pictures with an awesome WWE-style championship belt. As you can see, the Wizards’ primary logo is the centerplate of the belt. The side plates consist...
Via KCM Sports
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Marcin Gortat Switching Jersey Number to 13

@MGortat will officially wear #13 next season #dcRising — WizardsTalk (@WizardsTalk) September 28, 2015 Washington Wizards center Marcin Gortat officially changed his jersey number from 4 to 13. Gortat showed off his new jersey number during the Wizards’ media day on Monday. The “Polish Hammer” wore the number 13 when he entered the NBA as a...
Via KCM Sports
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John Wall planning to recruit Kevin Durant to Wizards

    The NBA season is still a month away from tipping off, but for many, the attention is already on the mythical summer of 2016 when four-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant becomes an unrestricted free agent. One player who is ready to focus all of his efforts on the Durant’s recruiting trail is All-Star point guard John Wall, whose Washington Wizards are considered...
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Donates $400,000 to D.C. Center for Homeless Children

During his time with the Washington Wizards, John Wall has been no stranger to giving back to the D.C. community. This time Wall donated $400,000 to Bright Beginnings, a Washington, D.C. non-profit dedicated to the education and development of homeless children ages 6 weeks to 5 years old. “Support from individuals like Mr. Wall, gives […]
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce will ‘probably’ retire if Clippers win NBA championship

    Paul Pierce just added some extra incentive to the Los Angeles Clippers to bring home their first NBA championship in franchise history. The veteran says he will “probably” retire if they win it all. “This year, If we win a championship…I’ll probably be done with basketball,” Pierce said at media day on Friday. Pierce is 37 years old and nearing the end of...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Bradley Beal Could Be An Allstar This Upcoming Season

The Washington Wizards have to be grateful to have John Wall and sharp shooting Bradley Beal in their backcourt. They’re arguably the best backcourt in the NBA. Both of them are the main reason why the Wizards have had back to back 40+ win playoff seasons. Even though Beal has yet to play a full season without getting hurt, he still shows how dominant he can be. This past season...

Doc Rivers jokes Paul Pierce will only play garbage-time minutes

The Los Angeles Clippers brought in Paul Pierce to fill a void on the roster, but head coach Doc Rivers has a humorous plan concerning when to send The Truth into games during the 2015-16 season. According to ESPN’s Chris Forsberg, Rivers joked that his expectations for Pierce merely include garbage-time contributions: Doc Rivers on what he expects from Paul Pierce with...
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September 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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