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Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Paul Pierce

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 75, 68 Total minutes, per game: 2098, 20.8 Total points, per game: 1010, 13.5 Assists per game: 2.4 Steals per game: 1.1 I’d removed the bandages from my Wizards playoff exit wounds. I’d recovered. I was optimistic. My team is going somewhere, I’d say to myself. This is a […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Paul Pierce...
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Wizards see bright spots in Nene's summer routine

Unlike an offseason ago, when Nene did virtually nothing but rest, he did a 180-degree turn and played for Brazil's national team and the result is coming into camp in top condition. More importantly for the Wizards, he's without injury entering their second day of training camp at Verizon Center on Wednesday. Nene is noticeably more trim and has a significantly better supporting...
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Reigniting the Cavs-Wizards rivalry

Earlier this summer, shortly after the Cleveland Cavaliers fell on the sunny side of an enormous LeBron James decision, NBA TV launched into a string of The King and the Cavs’ finest playoff games during his first term. Take away a Game 5 iconic, “balls-to-the-wall” night in Michigan in 2007 or a Game 7 45-point shootout […] The post Mutual Animosity Never Hurt Anyone:...
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Wizards look for ways to replace Trevor Ariza

Two years ago, you wouldn't dare to dream up a scenario in which Paul Pierce chose to sign with the Washington Wizards in free agency. Despite overhauling an entire roster, the Wizards hadn't rid themselves of a losing culture. Under a young point guard still learning the game and an unproven head coach with a shoddy track-record, the cards were stacked against them. "...
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Wizards Training Camp, Day 1: John Wall verbally dismantles Waiters for “nonsense” remark

Welp. If you previously tried to shrug off any reality that the Wizards-Cavs rivalry was back in full throttle, please try no more. You can’t escape it. You can’t evade it. You simply cannot ignore it any longer. Let’s recall: The rivalry began to unravel a bit when Kyrie was drafted. It then continued when […] The post Wizards Training Camp, Day 1: John Wall verbally dismantles...
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Bradley Beal says He & John Wall Make the Best Backcourt Tandem in NBA

Success leads to confidence, and after a really nice postseason run last year, the Washington Wizards are exuberayting confidence. During the team’s media day session today, Bradley Beal was asked if he believed that the Wizards had the best starting backcourt in the league, and his response was perfect. “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league,” Beal declared...
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Bradley Beal Says He & John Wall Are The Best Backcourt in NBA

The Washington Wizards made a nice playoff run this past season, so confidence and expectations are at an all-time high. Bradley Beal had to say this about he and John Wall being the best backcourt in the NBA during the Wizards media day. “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league,” Beal declared at his team’s Media Day at Verizon Center Monday. “Just in...
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VIDEO: Wizards Media Day 2014

Disclaimer: This video may get you unreasonably super-psyched for Wizards basketball. “High expectations.” “Targets on our backs.” A chip on our shoulders.” These are how the Wizards describe their mindset going into the 2014-15 season. Check out what Drew Gooden, Nene, DeJuan Blair, Bradley Beal, and John Wall had to say in a short video […] The post VIDEO: Wizards Media...
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Marcin Gortat Asked A Weatherman About Forecast For Upcoming Wizards Season

Expectations are high in the Nation”s Capital for the upcoming NBA season.With much of their roster returning and the addition of Paul Pierce, the Washington Wizards see themselves in the top 10 of ESPN’s initial Power Rankings. Marcin Gortat, one of the more entertaining players in the NBA, wanted to know about the Wizards upcoming […] The post Marcin Gortat Asked A Weatherman...
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Paul Pierce looks completely out of place in his Wizards uniform

The Celtic Hall of Famer Paul Pierce looked like he didn't belong whatsoever in his new uniform at the Wizards media day and I'm not quite sure why.Maybe it's because, although I hated it, I knew him leaving Boston was the best organizational move. Or it might be the fact that him and KG were still together last season so I felt much of the recent Celtics soul was still...
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adidas Unveils The J Wall 1

Got this info from adidas today: PORTLAND, Ore. (SEPT. 29, 2014) – adidas today unveiled the J Wall 1 signature basketball shoe and apparel collection – the first in a line of signature products designed for Washington Wizards NBA All-Star point guard, John Wall. The J Wall 1 features a sleek, bold design inspired by Wall’s quick on-court play and fashion forward off-court...
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Martell Webster sports ridiculous looking Mohawk at Wizards Media Day

Bradley Beal didn’t know what he was trying do, Marcin Gortat called him “flashy,” and the rest of the world may call him wild, for his latest haircut. Wizards small forward Martell Webster has been nursing a bad back that required surgery. It’s clear what he was up to some of the time during his rest this offseason. Webster debuted a Mohawk haircut during the Wizards Media...
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DGIII? Drew Gooden has an adjustment to his jersey this season

Robert Griffin III is considered a trend setter. After being drafted with the second pick overall in the 2012 NFL Draft, the NFL changed their rule, allowing players to wear suffixes with their last names on the back of their jerseys. Then last season, Roger Mason, Jr. got the NBA to grant him the same privilege with the help of Miami Heat. Mason happened to have spent part of his...
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Wizards Teammate: Old-School Paul Pierce Wants To Win, Not Make Friends

Paul Pierce doesn’t have a lot of friends, according to Otto Porter — and Porter means that as the highest compliment. Pierce officially begins his stint with the Washington Wizards when training camp opens next week, but he has already made an impression. Porter, a second-year forward coming off a disappointing rookie season, says he has noticed in the past that Pierce isn’t...
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Wizards show off new home court

Earlier this month, the word broke via Zach Lowe of that the Wizards were getting a new court design for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Thursday, the Wizards organization unveiled the floor in its flesh after finishing touches were made. Get a look at the new Wizards court as it gets it finishing touches from Robbins Sports Surfaces #dcRising
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6 days ago  |  Discuss
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