Found April 09, 2012 on
With this lockout-abbreviated season, the Wizards have not had the gift (or curse) of playing every team in the NBA. Unfortunately, it has made playing the Eastern Conference teams that much more painful.
The New Jersey Nets have been one of the teams that have been an embarrassment from (literally) the first game of the season. Losing two of the three matchups versus the Nets this season, Deron Williams and company (who have had a pretty horrendous season themselves,) have found ways to exploit the Washington offense and defense all season.
The series with the Nets, more specifically the first one (which was the first game of the season for both teams) foreshadowed how much of a problem closing out games would be for the Wizards.
There are two more teams on the schedule who the Wizards have had a poor series with, the Milwaukee Bucks and the Chicago Bulls. The Bucks have taken all three games against the Wizards, so far, and have provided the home for one of the most embarrass...
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The Washington Wizards swingman, James Singleton cleans up a missed shot with a thunderous put-pack slam during the 2nd quarter of Monday night’s matchup between the Washington Wizards and the Charlotte Bobcats
The game may not have playoff implications, but my oh my can this young man throw it down with some power!
Net owner Mikhail Prokhorov is serious about keeping New Jersey star Deron Williams with the Nets after this year. So serious, in fact, that he's started talking smack to Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, the New York Daily News reports. "Let the best man win," Prokhorov said Tuesday. "If he wins, I will crush him with the kickboxing throwdown." Cuban and his deep...
This slick connection from second-year point-guard, John Wall, to first-year power-forward, Jan Vesely, came with just about four minutes to go in the first quarter.
John Wall sure makes the art of passing look easy.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Kevin Seraphin took advantage of Dwight Howard's absence from Orlando's lineup, getting career highs of 24 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Washington Wizards to a 93-85 victory over the Magic on Tuesday night.
Jordan Crawford scored 21 points, John Wall had 15 and Cartier Martin and James Singleton -- both on 10-day contracts with the Wizards -- added...
Journeyman forward James Singleton has been a Clipper and a Wizard. In other words, he knows what it’s like to lose basketball games. When made aware of Charlotte’s abysmal record, even he was taken aback.
“I looked at the board and saw 7-47 and I was like, ‘Errrr,’” said Singleton, via The Washington Post.
Dunk rating on the Starbury Nastiness Scale...
For those wondering whether or not the Wizards will try to tank the rest of the season for a higher draft pick, wonder no more.
The Wizards pretty much summed up how they felt about that idea last night after they manhandled the Charlotte Bobcats by nearly 30 points and improved to 3-0 in their season series against the NBA’s worst team.
In a not-so-marquee game featuring the...
Jordan Crawford scored 20 points and Washington got 67 points from their reserves as the Wizards hammered the Charlotte Bobcats 113-85 Monday night in a matchup of the NBA's two worst teams.
James Singleton had 18 points and 12 rebounds and Cartier Martin chipped in with 19 points as the Wizards (13-44) swept the three-game season series from the Bobcats. John Wall scored just...
Deron Williams, the point guard for the New Jersey Nets, is a free agent following this season, and is rumored to be interested in his hometown Dallas Mavericks.
Speaking in front of the Barclays Center construction site on Tuesday — the first time he has addressed the media since last January, when he called off the trade negotiations for Carmelo Anthony — New Jersey Nets owner...
New Jersey Nets point guard Deron Williams will be a free agent following this season. Most people feel that the Nets’ only shot at re-signing Williams dissipated when Orlando Magic center, Dwight Howard, opted to stay with the Magic next season. The Nets’ master plan was to acquire Howard and team him with Williams to build the franchise around the premier point guard and...
New Jersey Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov has met with Deron Williams to discuss his future with the NBA team, but the Russian tycoon refused to say whether the All-Star guard gave any indication whether he would opt out of his contract after this season.
Prokhorov said both men have a tremendous desire to win which is something the Nets did not do enough this season. They are on...
(34-23) vs. (13-44) Time/TV: 7 p.m./FSFloridaLine: Magic by 5.5Tickets: $9-$440 on TiqIQSeason Series: Won 103-85 in Orlando on Jan. 4; Won 109-103 in Orlando on Feb. 1; Won 102-95 in Washington on Feb. 29; Tonight in Washington, D.C.
While other teams are fighting for wins to strengthen their playoff positioning, both the young Washington Wizards and Charlotte Bobcats are experiencing painful lessons in simply getting into winning position.
The bottom feeders of the Eastern Conference have an opportunity to end losing streaks at the other's expense Monday night at Charlotte.
To put the 19 combined wins...
Mikhail Prokhorov spoke to the media Tuesday at the construction site of the Barclays Center which will be the Nets’ new home in Brooklyn. Prokhorov has been somewhat of a mystery man since buying the team two years ago. Although he was initially vocal and present for some Nets games, he was consumed with running for presidency in Russia and became an absent figure. Luckily for...