Found March 21, 2014 on 5TH QUARTER MAGAZINE:
PLAYERS: John Wall
TEAMS: Washington Wizards
5TH QUARTER MAG 5TH QUARTER MAG - Exclusive sports rumors and gossip In 1997 the Washington Bullets became the Washington Wizards. However, the Wizards nickname has been viewed by some as a.. John Wall wants the Wizards to be the Bullets again

Dead roses: Wizards get pounced in Portlandia

Blazers 116 – Wizards 103 March 20, 2014 Moda Arena, Portland, OR highlights The following contains graphic #SoWizards content. Discretion is advised. For approximately 32 basketball minutes, a puzzled #WizardsTwitter questioned the absence of Al Harrington from the lineup. But a short while after he finally trotted onto the court – deltoids securely attached […] The...

John Wall in favor of Wizards becoming Bullets again

From 1963 to 1997, the team we now know as the Washington Wizards had a different nickname. They were the Baltimore Bullets, Capital Bullets, and finally the Washington Bullets before adopting their current name. Over the past few years, fans have suggested the franchise go back to being the Bullets numerous times. At one point, […]

Wizards' Marcin Gortat says back injury is "no big deal"

Washington Wizards' power forward Marcin Gortat had missed last night's game with an injury that appeared to happen during warm-ups. After the game, Gortat's pain was noticeable in the locker room as he got dressed. According to Michael Lee of the Washington Post, Gortat says he's been having back issues for the past week.“I had a little problem in the past week...

The Wizards encapsulate #SoWizards in a late night fiasco

Kings 117 – Wizards 111 (ot) March 18, 2014 Sleep Train Arena, Sacramento, CA highlights This defining moment >>> Kings DeMarcus Cousins said something spicy with a smile to seated Wizards Marcin Gortat. A furious Gortat jumped up to bark back off floor. — Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) March 19, 2014 A frustrating finish […] The post The Wizards encapsulate...

Balanced effort provides Wizards a lift with 117-107 win over the Lakers

The Washington Wizards’ 117-107 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers was pretty much secured when Trevor Ariza tracked a rebound in front of his bench and handed the ball off to John Wall — but the fireworks were just about to begin. Before Wall could even start up the court, tempers flared after Drew Gooden got tangled with former Wizard Nick Young and ripped through his arm...

Wizards vs. Blazers features a ‘flowery’ backcourt matchup

Wizards (35-32) at Trail Blazers (44-24) March 20, 2014 at 10:00 PM Moda Center, Portland, OR 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- Robin Lopez PF- Dorell Wright SF- Nicolas Batum SG- Wesley Matthews PG- Damian […] The post Wizards vs. Blazers features a ‘flowery’...

Gortat Out With Bad Back As Wizards Tip In Portland

Bradley Beal and Martell Webster getting shots up before #wizblazers. @WashWizards — Casey Phillips (@caseyreporting) March 21, 2014 UPDATE: Marcin Gortat will not play due to a sore back. The Wizards get a break tonight, as the Trail Blazers will again be without All-Star power forward LaMarcus Aldridge, who remains sidelined after re-injuring his...

John Wall Wants Wizards To Go Back To ‘Bullets’ Nickname

John Wall obvioulsy is unaware of Washington D.C.’s violent history and reputation. The franchise became the Wizards during the 1997-98 season and haven’t considered looking back since.  Wall, a Wizards point guard since 2009, wishes the team could go back to the throwback Bullets logo and uniforms. John Wall on Bullets cap: “The Wizards logo is cool. I like all that, but...

Andre Miller says Nuggets portrayed him as 'bad guy'

Andre Miller returns to Denver on Sunday for the first time since the Nuggets traded him to the Washington Wizards. And it's clear he's still a little bothered by how he left the Mile High City. "I was made out to be the bad guy, the villain because I was the one complaining about minutes," Miller told Yahoo Sports. "That wasn't the issue at all."...

WATCH: Mo Williams between the legs assist for Thomas Robinson slam!

The Blazers’ Mo Williams made the Wizards’ Drew Gooden look absolutely ridiculous in Portland’s 116-103 victory last night. Williams ended up double-teamed under the basket, at which point he delivered a perfect bounce pass between Gooden’s legs for a nice Thomas Robinson throw down!

Wizards C Marcin Gortat out with sore back

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) Wizards center Marcin Gortat has been scratched from the lineup just before Washington's game against the Portland Trail Blazers because of a lower back strain.

Everyone’s Popping Their Trip-Dub Cherries!

Oh man, was last night fun!  So much to hit on including a certain player going against his former team, but I want to start with two career-first triple doubles.  On the same night!  And on a night with only five games no less... First stop is Isaiah Thomas, who, and I mean this without sounding like I'm succumbing to a cliche about his size or anything, looked like the only...

Wizards end 2-game stumble with win over Lakers

LOS ANGELES (AP) John Wall had 28 points and 14 assists, leading the Washington Wizards to a heated 117-107 victory over the Los Angeles Lakers on Friday night.

John Wall wants the Wizards to change back to the Bullets

Photo: It has been 17 years since the Washington Bullets existed. Then owner, Abe Pollin, changed the team name from the Bullets to the Wizards. He changed the colors from red, white and blue to teal, black and gold. There have been rumblings now and again about people wanting the name changed back to the Bullets, however the name Bullets got its biggest supporter...
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