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4-1 Wizards are Finding Ways to Win Ugly
November 7th, 2014 at 10:49 AM
Five games into the young season, the Washington Wizards sit atop the Eastern Conference standings at 4-1. But despite their success, the Wizards' hot start can be viewed with both excitement and frustration. On the one hand, the Wizards are in first place and are off to their best start...

Four Wizards Players Suspended After Paul Pierce-Joakim Noah Shoving Match
October 8th, 2014 at 5:37 PM
The Washington Wizards will go into their regular season opener with a depleted lineup, as the NBA has suspended four players in the wake of a shoving match between Paul Pierce and Joakim Noah. Nene, DeJuan Blair, Xavier Silas and Daniel Orton were each suspended for one regular season game...

Washington Wizards Hire Howard Eisley as Assistant Coach
September 4th, 2014 at 5:46 PM
The Washington Wizards and Los Angeles Clippers are swapping assistant coaches. After losing Sam Cassell to Doc Rivers' staff in July, the Wizards will replace him with Clippers assistant Howard Eisley, according to David Aldridge of NBA.com. Eisley has worked as the Clippers' player development assistant since 2010. He...

Old Washington Wizards-Cleveland Cavaliers Rivalry Revisited in “The Green Room”
September 5th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** In the age of free agency, maximum contracts, and friendly camaraderie among professional athletes, truly potent rivalries are often hard to come by. Some conflicts are founded on years of historical duels that help the rivalry withstand the tests of time, like those between the New York Yankees and Boston...

John Wall Highlights from the 2011-12 NBA Season
August 15th, 2012 at 11:50 PM
Wednesday was a slow day for NBA news, especially concerning the Washington Wizards. Thankfully, on days like today, we can turn to YouTube for basketball entertainment. Here now is a highlight video, courtesy of YouTube user vinsanity15dunk, showcasing John Wall's best moments on the court last season. The video contains mostly alley-oops...

NBA Releases 2012-13 Schedule, Washington Wizards Play Cleveland on Opening Night
July 26th, 2012 at 11:10 PM
A full season of NBA basketball will tip off on October 30th, 2012, with the Washington Wizards as one of the opening acts. ***PHOTO1*** The league released the 2012-13 season schedule on Thursday, featuring a Halloween playoff rematch between the Boston Celtics and the NBA champion Miami Heat as their first nationally...

Bradley Beal Named to 2012 All-Summer League Team
July 23rd, 2012 at 6:00 AM
Rookie guard Bradley Beal was named to the NBA's 2012 All-Summer League Team yesterday for his performance at Las Vegas this past week. The Wizards' first round pick out of Florida didn't post numbers that were comparable to the Summer League Co-MVP's, Portland's Damian Lillard and Memphis's Josh Selby, but he...