Found November 02, 2011 on
As you already know by now, the Wizards were supposed to host the New Jersey Nets in their season opener today at 7 p.m. at Verizon Center. But the NBA labor dispute has wiped out the first month, and no meetings have been scheduled since the last breakdown in negotiations, suggesting that it could be awhile before games are actually played.
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With the NBA still under lockout mode, Washington Wizards JaVale McGee and Nick Young have decided to create their own web show.During a recent episode, Nick and JaVale decided to do a little bit of rapping during a dinner at Benihana's:
Take a stroll along 7th and F streets and it’s impossible to miss the huge sign along the side of Verizon Center that reads, “The Wall Is Returning.” But NBA fans would surely be disappointed as they move closer because “The Wall” has nothing to do with the Wizards electrifying but locked-out point guard John Wall.
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It’s pretty much accepted as common knowledge that most athletes want to be actors or rappers. So the video I present to you shouldn’t be too surprising. Wizards JaVale McGee and Nick Young busted out in a freestlye at Benihana recently.
Swaggy P vs. Pierre?? And the photo… HILARIOUS
Side note, I LOVE Benihana but what is it about it that all NBA players (especially the...
Nick Young & JaVale McGee seemed to be having a little too much fun during the NBA lockout!
While enjoying themselves some Benihanas with friends, the Washington Wizards duo bust out into an impromptu freestyle session for the other dinners in attendance. These guys have “some” skills when it comes to rapping, but definitely show more promise on the hardwood. Once the...
With the lockout still in full effect, it’s interesting to see what players are doing with their time. JaVale McGee looks like he is continuing to train as if the season were to start tomorrow, and for the young Wizards squad, this is a promising sign. McGee seems motivated and determined to continue to improve on his game, and if he can fine tune his game to match his superior...
You know that two-season comeback Michael Jordan embarked on with the Washington Wizards from 2001-03, the one that ruined the perfect final image of His Airness' career being his jumper over Bryon Russell in the 1998 NBA Finals? It turns out that was all Wolf Blitzer's fault. Blitzer, host of The Situation Room on CNN, likes to claim he had a role in talking Jordan into...
Like every other player, Washington Wizards forward Othyus Jeffers has been finding ways to stay busy during the NBA lockout. He is rehabbing from an ACL injury suffered July 17 during a workout, while navigating those dreaded orange cones. He's also been traveling, spending time with his family in Chicago, ...
In a fun Q&A with the WaPo about the Washington Wizards, the NBA and DC sports, Wolf Blitzer tells the story of how he supposedly convinced MJ to un-retire for the second time: “You might not realize it, but the man responsible for convincing Michael Jordan to trade in his executive suit for a Wizards jersey is none other than . . . Wolf Blitzer. Okay, maybe that’s...
The show Sport Science uses technology to break down the, well, science of how athletes achieve amazing feats in their respective sports. A recent filming focused on the Wizards high flying center JaVale McGee in a yet-to-be-aired dunking episode.
We spoke with John Brenkus, host and creator of Sport Science, about JaVale’s visit to the lab.
“JaVale’s performance last year...