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WASHINGTON -- Recently after yet another loss, Randy Wittman cracked about desiring an in-game ejection and his inability to pull it off. No chance the Wizards coach had such thoughts over the final three quarters against Orlando. Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and Nene had a season-high 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Washington Wizards snapped their eight-game losing streak by defeating the Orlando Magic 105-97 on Friday night. Owners of the NBA's worst record, Washington had lost 11 of 12 games including five straight at home since upsetting Miami 105-101 on Dec. 4. Kevin Seraphin scored 17 points for the Wizards (4-23). Garrett Temple made his first six shots, scored 13 points and shined defensively in only his second game with Washington. The Wizards fell behind 25-8 midway through the first quarter, but stormed back for a 54-51 halftime lead with Crawford and Temple combining for 29 points on 13 of 16 shooting. Crawford's 3-pointer highlighted a 13-0 third...
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Washington Wizards leading scorer Jordan Crawford is sitting out against the Chicago Bulls because of a left ankle injury.
Crawford is averaging 16 points per game this season, and 21.8 in his last six games. He scored a season-high 27 on Friday night in a win over Orlando.
Richard Hamilton returned to the Bulls' lineup Saturday night after missing 12 games with a torn plantar...
Nene gave an earful to youngster Kevin Seraphin.credit: totalprosports.com
It’s not a good time to be part of the Washington Wizards. The team is an embarrassing 3-23, and things have been disastrous all season. You can add veteran big man Nene to the list of people who isn’t happy with the way things are going. And apparently, he was so frustrated that he got in Kevin Seraphin’s...
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As well as Jordan Crawford played (scoring 27 points on only 16 shots), it was the performance of newly acquired point guard Garrett Temple that steered the Wizards to their fourth victory of the season. Despite playing only his second game...
WASHINGTON -- Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and Nene had a season-high 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Washington Wizards snapped their eight-game losing streak by defeating the Orlando Magic 105-97 on Friday night. Kevin Seraphin scored 17 points while Garrett Temple made his first six shots and scored 13 points in his second game with the Wizards (4-23). Washington fell behind...
Earlier tonight, Washington Wizards forward Emeka Okafor decided to welcome Orlando Magic center Gustavo Ayon to a special block party.Watch as Emeka blocks Ayon's dunk attempt in the second quarter of play with a one-handed denial:
At 7PM tonight, the Magic will take on the Wizards in Washington. Their last match up on December 19th, ended with a 90-83 victory. It was in the last minute of this game that Glen Davis went crashing to the floor with a sprained left shoulder after a hard foul from Emeka Okafor. Tonight, the Magic are looking to settle the score (and I don't mean Tanya Harding-style).
Tweet Toney Douglas is developing a habit of making amazing buzzer beaters. A couple of weeks ago it was this shot from beyond half court to end the first half against the Washington Wizards. On Saturday he was at it again, this time ending the third quarter with a shot you have to see [...]
After yet another heartbreaking loss late in the game to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday night, the media gathered as usual in the press room awaiting Randy Wittman’s press conference. In a room that has seen a decrease in the number of representatives, I had a side conversation with one of the writers. I mentioned that I could probably tweet Randy Wittman’s quotes in advance...
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and the worst-in-the-NBA Washington Wizards showed they can still win a game every once in a while, breaking an eight-game losing streak Friday night with a 105-97 victory over the Orlando Magic.
Nene added season highs of 23 points and 11 rebounds and shot fourth-quarter free throws while hearing chants of "R-G-3!" ...