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The new red, white and blue Wizards will open the regular season at 7 p.m. against the New Jersey Nets — and the uniforms, logos and shiny court aren’t all that fans should be interested in seeing at Verizon Center.
John Wall will have his first test against an elite point guard in all-star Deron Williams, but the home opener will not be a sellout, which is understandable considering the past three seasons of lottery failures for the Wizards and a mediocre opponent that is missing Brook Lopez, one of its best two players.
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For John Wall, the Monday before Christmas was especially busy. After an early practice with the team, he got on a bus with Wizards teammates Shelvin Mack, Hamady Ndiaye and Jordan Crawford, along with a few Capitals players and team executives, and delivered gifts to three local families. Then it ...
WASHINGTON — John Wall seems destined to become of the NBA’s best players, but in last night’s 90-84 Nets win over the Wizards, Deron Williams showed him just how far he has to go to reach that level.After the Nets trailed by as many as 21 points in...
The Washington Wizards opened their season at Verizon Center on Monday night against the New Jersey Nets. They were a fitting opponent for the Wizards, since the Nets' best player, Deron Williams, embodies everything that the Wizards' best player, John Wall, hopes to become. Williams could be the best point ...
The Wizards and the Nets are looking for improvement around dazzling point guards. John Wall matches up with Deron Williams and tries to get the Wizards off to a strong start as they look to continue their recent success against the Nets.
After the Nets' 36-point loss to the Hawks, Deron Williams made it clear the team has a long way to go to be competitive.
You never want to overreact to one game, especially since there are 65 more to go, but the Wizards couldn’t have had a more discouraging start to the season. They blew a 21-point lead at home to the equally lousy New Jersey Nets and several problems prematurely bubbled to the surface.
Andray Blatche played poorly but blamed the play-calling for his performance. John...
Since it is officially Christmas, I figure that showing this play might get everyone in a giving spirit.During the last Knicks/Nets preseason game, Deron Williams got a little help from Amare Stoudemire on this dunk attempt after a foul was called:(Courtesy of Bob's Blitz)
Says he watched Tuesday's Nets game, didn't hear fans chanting his name
The Washington Wizards and the New Jersey Nets haven't come close to the playoffs in recent years.
That may not change this season, but the clubs are looking for improvement around dazzling point guards.
John Wall matches up with Deron Williams and tries to get the Wizards off to a strong start as they look to continue their recent success against the Nets on Monday night....