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BOSTON — Prior to every game, the two high-definition TVs in the home locker room at TD Garden typically show video of the Celtics’ previous matchup with that night’s opponent. Some players, like Jeff Green and Brandon Bass, watch raptly while others hardly pay attention. But the TVs almost always show Celtics and their opponent, even if the last meeting was months ago.
Not on Sunday, though. As the Celtics prepped for the Wizards in a rare early-evening game, they watched tape of Washington’s victory over the Pacers from the previous night. In this case, Celtics coach Doc Rivers did not see much use in reliving any of his team’s earlier matchups, when the Wizards were without their superb young point guard, John Wall.
“When you watch them play compared to before, it’s slow motion in our three games against them earlier in the year and how they play now,” Rivers said. “I burned that tape. I didn’t show one clip from those games, because it’s not the same team. Nene wasn’t there a coupl
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Washington Wizards star guard John Wall has been on fire as of late. After scoring 37 points to lead the Wizards to a 104-85 over the Indiana Pacers, Wall talked about his confidence and some of the emotion he shows while he’s on the court. Wall believes “When you’re feeling good, you’re playing good” and it [...]
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On a night when the Washington Wizards celebrated the 35th anniversary of the franchise's only championship, John Wall played like someone who might someday carry on that legacy, scoring 37 points in a display of speed and flair Saturday to lead the Washington Wizards to a 104-85 victory over the Indiana Pacers.
Wall made 16 of 25 shots, throwing his palms up after making an...
A night after superstars Kevin Durant and Russell Westbook handed their asses to them in Indiana, the Pacers suffered their second straight blowout defeat tonight at the hands of the lowly Washington Wizards, powered by their own superstar John Wall.
Wall had 37 points, including 26 in a blistering first half, but it was the second half when the Wizards blew the game open en...
John Wall has started to play like the guy who was drafted first overall in 2010. He’s been having huge games and grabbing some wins over playoff teams for the lowly Wizards. Just 24 hours after dropping 37 point on Indiana with 64% shooting, Wall looked like barely an all-star versus the Celtics. Why? Avery Bradley. The Game Changer smothered Wall, covering him the entire length...
4/6/2013 - Verizon Center, Washington, DC
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The Wizards had a great start offensively, lead by John Wall who began the game shooting 7-for-8 for 15 points by the end of the 1st quarter and went psycho after that. He finished with 37 points, five assists and four rebounds. And mind you, this was all against...
(Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images) Remember late February? Yeah, well I barely do either. This was When Wall was in one of the worst slumps of his young career. Remember Wall having 5 turnovers in the first quarter of the game vs Detroit and then blaming his teammates for not catching his passes and he complained in the locker room about barely playing in the fourth quarter?...
Following another tough performance in a 96-95 February 27th loss to Detroit, in which he had more turnovers (7) than points (6) and was benched, John Wall was clearly frustrated, stuck in a career-worst slump. When teammate, Emeka Okafor, tried to explain to Wall why coach Randy Wittman had to give point guard, A.J. Price, more minutes, he didn’t take it so well, which led to...
John Wall covers the latest issue of Modern Luxury DC magazine, which highlights “Men of Style.” Seven local sports figures are featured in the publication as it notes that “even after the buzzer, they’re still playing to win—in fashion that is.” The athletes and sports personalities dressed up in a range of designer duds for the shoot, and each spoke about their individual...
Good win for the Celtics. It was great to see the long awaited starting line up with KG and Green in it. Poor Tommy gets at lot of flack just for loving the Celtics. And he should love them. They are his team. Kudos to Wall and the Wizards for actually trying to win games and not tanking. Enjoy today's comments.
Wasn't expecting Crawford to act that way Oh...
The Boston Celtics defeated the Washington Wizards 107 to 96 tonight at the TD Garden. Pierce and Garnett both returned to the lineup, which gave the entire team a nice boost. This win was a full team win, as 5 players scored in double figures and 3 more almost did. Flat-out the Wizards were no match for the Celtics talent. KG was sharp in his return to the court, but the leader...
Sunday, April 7th, 2013
6:00 PM ET
TV: Comcast SportsNet HD
Steve Buckhantz and Phil Chenier
Radio: 106.7 FM/1500 AM
Dave Johnson and Glenn Consor
Wizards Projected Starting Lineup
By Kenneth Teape
Knicks say Tyson Chandler is out and Kenyon Martin is back and will start.
— Al Iannazzone (@Al_Iannazzone) April 9, 2013
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Wizards vs. Knicks: MSG 7:30PM
The Knicks will look to not only extend their 12-game winning streak tonight against the Wizards at Madison Square Garden, but also lock up the division title for the first time...