Found January 09, 2014 on Hoop District:
PLAYERS: Jan Vesely
TEAMS: Washington Wizards
Wizards 102 Pelicans 96 January 8, 2014 New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA highlights Just what is up with the Wizards dominating their opponents away from home? Because it’s beginning to seem a lot as if basketball proficiency has just been quarantined from within the sidelines of the Verizon Center main floor. As if […]The post Jan Vesely: Big Easy in the ‘Big Easy;’ Wizards continue road ambush appeared first on Hoop District.

Bradley Beal and Marcin Gortat dust off the funk in Charlotte

Truth is, the dawn of the New Year hasn’t boded very swimmingly for our Washington Wizards. Before last night’s win in Charlotte, the Wizards had been draining in a funnel of impotence and lethargy, searching for some sort of common ground and synchronization, and above all trying to find a comfort zone in their own […]The post Bradley Beal and Marcin Gortat dust off the funk...

Bradley Beal mutes the Bobcats in front of old friend Nelly

Washington Wizards go-getter Bradley Beal apparently has been surrounded by people in the spotlight for some time. According to reports, Beal said his roots to platinum rapper Nelly run very deep. Please click here to read this story. The post Bradley Beal mutes the Bobcats in front of old friend Nelly appeared first on Players View.

Nelly Used To Walk Wizards Bradley Beal To School

This a neat story coming out of the Washington Post.  Most of us know Nelly as the famous rapper who put St. Louis on the map, but to Washington Wizards second year guard Bradley Beal, the rapper is simply Cornell to him. According to the Post, Beal and Nelly go back far enough where the smooth shooting guard can remember the Grammy Award winning rapper walking him to grade school...

Ariza leads Washington to a 102-96 win at New Orleans

At this rate, the Washington Wizards might want to avoid sleeping in their own beds the night before a game for the rest of the season — or at least the near future. The Wizards are enjoying life on the road, away from the distractions and demands; and where they can sleep on plush hotel pillows, take in the convenience of room service and experience what it feels like to actually...

Ariza, Wall lead Wizards past Pelicans 102-96

Trevor Ariza scored 21 points and John Wall added 20 to lead the Washington Wizards to a 102-96 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. Bradley Beal added 17 points, Jan Vesley 12 and Marcin Gortat and Nene 11 each for the Wizards, who recorded their second road win in consecutive nights. Washington has won six of its past seven road games. Eric Gordon scored 23...

Wizards' Al Harrington still has timetable for return

The Washington Wizards defeated the Charlotte Bobcats on Tuesday by the score of 97-83. The win moved the Wizards to 15-17, third in the Southeast Division.  For the 25th game this season, the Wizards were without forward Al Harrington due to a knee injury.Michael Lee, Wizards  reporter for the Washington Post, tweeted the following on Harrington's status.Al Harrington (knee...

#WizPelicans After Party: Honza hosts the French Quarter Takeover

The After Party: Where we channel all of your Wizards post-game essentials into one massive data over-filled post. Locker room interviews, choice excerpts from the game captured off of a TV screen by way of Vine (we like to call them VINElights), and a selection of delectable in-game tweets finger-picked from #WizardsTwitter. FROM THE LOCKER […]The post #WizPelicans After Party...

Washington Wizards – Thirty Games Down, What’s Changed?

  Photo Credit:   Going out to, here are some interesting numbers, after 30 games played. • Points per Game: 98.5 (19 of 30) • Opposition Points per Game: 99.6 (12 of 30) • Simple Rating System (accounting for average point differential & strength of schedule: -2.17 • Pace Factor (estimated number of possessions per 48 minutes): 92.8...

Wizards vs. Pacers preview: Get that dirt off your shoulders

Wizards (16-17) at Pacers (28-7) January 10, 2014 at 7:00 PM Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis, IN TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Roy Hibbert PF- David West SF- Danny Granger SG- Paul George PG- George […]The post Wizards vs. Pacers preview: Get that...

Roy Hibbert drains 3-pointer like it ain’t no thang

Roy Hibbert — yes, that Roy Hibbert — made a 3-pointer against the Washington Wizards on Friday night, and he celebrated like he was Ray Allen and had done it 1,000 times in his career. Hibbert, in actuality, entered the game 5-for-18 (28 percent) on threes in his career before making that one. Even though […]

Wizards vs. Pelicans preview: Momentum swing + road game = W?

WIZARDS (15-17) at PELICANS (15-18) January 8, 2014 at 8:00 PM New Orleans Arena, New Orleans, LA TV: CSN Washington Radio: 106.7FM The Fan Projected starting lineups: C- Marcin Gortat PF- Trevor Booker SF- Trevor Ariza SG- Bradley Beal PG- John Wall C- Alexis Ajinca PF- Anthony Davis SF- Al-Farouq Aminu SG- Eric Gordan PG- […]The post Wizards vs. Pelicans preview: Momentum swing...

Golden State 112, Washington 96, Game 31 of 82 (Wizards 14-17)

Photo Credit: Sunday night, Washington took the court attempting to break a two-game losing streak. After a frustrating home loss to Toronto Friday night, the Wizards wanted to get a win against their guests from the Bay Area. The Golden State Warriors were in town, on their fifth road game of a seven-game road trip, having  won the four previous road games, before arriving...

Washington 97, Charlotte 83, Game 32 of 82 (Wizards 15-17)

Photo Credit:   Going into Tuesday night’s game, the Bobcats and Wizards couldn’t have been any different. Charlotte (15-21) just broke a four-game losing streak with a Saturday night win at Sacramento while Washington hadn’t won a game in 2014, losing three straight home games after the turn of the calendar. In the Wizards’ last two games, horrendous third quarter...

Washington 102, New Orleans 96, Game 33 of 82 (Wizards 16-17)

Photo Credit:   Tuesday night, Washington broke a recent trend by actually playing better than the opposition in the third quarter, and that production made a big difference in what became a victory at Charlotte. The road trip continued Wednesday night in New Orleans who were coming off a 19-point loss to the defending champion Heat Tuesday night.  No doubt they were happy...

Wizards-Pacers Preview

The Washington Wizards are on the cusp of their longest road win streak in six seasons and can match their longest overall run of 2013-14. Achieving those goals Friday night, however, could prove considerably difficult. The Wizards visit the best home team in the NBA in the Indiana Pacers as they close a three-game trip looking to end an 11-game losing streak in Indianapolis. After...
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