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John Wall jumper looks quite fine in workout

The Washington Wizards are 13 days away from tipping off their preseason schedule. Players are back in town, as training camp looms. John Wall and Bradley Beal will look to lead a good supporting cast full of solid veterans. Wall will look to improve on his 35.1 percent three point shooting, while bringing the same tough defense and passing vision he displayed last season. By the...
Via KCM Sports
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Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: DeJuan Blair

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 78, 13 Total minutes, per game: 1214, 15.6 Points per game: 6.4 Field goals: 210-393 (.534) Rebounds per game: 4.7 Total blocks 21 In what was a brilliant offseason for Ernie Grunfeld (still having trouble writing that without it actually being sarcastic anymore), one of the most expected, then […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews...
Via Hoop District
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Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Drew Gooden

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 22, 0 Total minutes, per game: 395, 18.0 Points per game: 8.3 Field goals: 76-143 (.531) 3-point FG pct: .412 Rebounds per 36 minutes 10.4 What could be deemed as the greatest 10-day contract signing of all time, the Wizards made a move that completely altered the direction of […] The post Wizards 2014-15 Player Previews: Drew Gooden appeared...
Via Hoop District
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards top ten best plays from 2013-14 season

The Washington Wizards were a much improved team from the season before in 2013-14. They rose to the fifth seed in the Eastern Conference and reached the second round of the playoffs. The NBA has provided their best plays from that season right here: If a few things go right, they could be right in the mix for the Eastern Conference Finals. Watch out for them Wizards. *** Wall image...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
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Wizards Player Previews 2014: Garrett Temple

2013-2014 Key Stats Games played, started: 75, 0 Total minutes, per game: 638, 13.3 Points per game: 1.8 Field goals: 51-141 (.362) Assists per game: 1.0 Steals per game 0.5 Garrett Temple is undoubtedly that guy that every team has on their bench. Some call them minute eaters, others use the phrase role players, and […] The post Wizards Player Previews 2014: Garrett Temple appeared...
Via Hoop District
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Wizards reach out to Ray Allen, again

Photo: chatsports.com The Washington Wizards are showing that they are very serious about acquiring shooter Ray Allen. Washington has reached out to him yet again, in hopes of securing some depth behind Bradley Beal at the 2 spot according to CSNwashington.com. Despite having multiple teams interested in his services, Ray Allen is not 100% sure that he will play this year. The Wizards...
Via DC Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Washington Bullet Rex Chapman arrested for shoplifting at Apple store

In the ‘Where Are they Now?’ category, former Washington Bullets guard Rex Chapman was arrested in Arizona on charges of theft after allegedly stealing $14,000 worth of merchandise from an Apple store. MORE: Chapman is alleged to have swiped items through Apples' self-checkout & then sell them at a pawn shop for cash. pic.twitter.com/0kO6HJkJRI — AZ Family (@azfamily...
Via KCM Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Wall Was Not Pleased With SI Ranking Him No.31 In Top 100

Sports Illustrated released several parts of their Top 100 players of 2015 earlier this week. The Washington Wizards’ John Wall came in at No.31 of their rankings, behind other point guards Kyle Lowery and Kyrie Irving. Wall voiced his displeasure with SI’s rankings on Twitter, saying that gives him motivation and there’s no need for […] The post John Wall Was Not Pleased...
Via Diehardsport
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul Pierce Rocks New Wizards Jersey, Looks Sort Of Strange (Photo)

Ladies and gentlemen, we present Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce. That might sound a little weird to fans who became used to rooting for Pierce as a member of the Boston Celtics for 15 seasons, but it’s a reality — a reality that was hammered home with the first look at Pierce wearing a Wizards uniform. Great to have @NBA @WashWizards star @paulpierce34 in Diddle this...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards Finalizing Contract With Xavier Silas

Free agent guard Xavier Silas is finalizing a contract with the Washington Wizards, league sources told RealGM. Silas was a final release out of the Wizards’ training camp a year ago, but he grew close to several players and continued to work out in the team’s practice facility this summer. The Wizards will give him another opportunity to earn a regular season roster spot. Silas...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Adidas reveals John Wall’s signature shoe release date

The much anticipated release of Wizards point guard John Wall’s first signature shoe under Adidas has been set, as the shoe company unveiled it in a ad through social media. Coming 10.31.2014. #JWall1 pic.twitter.com/kvxYGT9JHg — adidas Basketball (@adidasHoops) September 10, 2014 Wall is already one of the company’s biggest sellers. Since coming over from Reebok in January...
Via KCM Sports
13 days ago  |  Discuss

5 reasons why John Wall is the best PG in the East

Washington Wizards standout point guard John Wall puts up tremendous numbers but still does not receive the credit he deserves. He is the best point guard in the Eastern Conference and here is 5 reasons why. John Wall plays both sides of the floor with great intensity but he is constantly overlooked. Why? 1. Finishing Ability When Wall decides to kick it into overdrive and attack...
Via isportsweb.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wizards TV Schedule & New Radio Home

Comcast SportsNet is carrying all 81 regular season and four preseason games, while All News 99.1 WNEW takes over as your home for Washington Wizards radio broadcasts. What a difference a year makes! After getting ignored for years, the Wizards will be featured 15 times on national television this season, nine times on ESPN, five on NBA-TV and once on TNT. #Wizards Announce 2014...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Wizards: Could Glen Rice Jr. Be Future At Small Forward?

When the Washington Wizards selected Otto Porter Jr. with the third overall pick in the 2013 draft, they did so in expecting Porter to be the future at the small forward position. After a disappointing rookie campaign in which Porter only appeared in 37 games and scored only 78 points that thought process has changed. […] Washington Wizards: Could Glen Rice Jr. Be Future At Small...
Via NBA Draft Blog
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kobe studying Paul Pierce to help adjust his game

Kobe Bryant, like the great athletes before him, study and adapt their games to put them in the best position to be successful. Bryant is now 36, and will likely never have the springs that he once had.  In order to make himself as productive as he can be, Bryant is stealing a page from Michael Jordan, and evolving his game. According to James Herbert of Eye on Basketball, Bryant...
Via Thacover2
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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