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Robert Griffin III
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and the worst-in-the-NBA Washington Wizards showed they can still win a game every once in a while, breaking an eight-game losing streak Friday night with a 105-97 victory over the Orlando Magic.
Nene added season highs of 23 points and 11 rebounds and shot fourth-quarter free throws while hearing chants of "R-G-3!" -- the new equivalent of "M-V-P!" in a city where Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III is the new superstar -- as Washington won by its largest margin of the season.
The game represented one-quarter of the win total for the 4-23 Wizards, who have been stymied in part by the knee injury that has kept franchise player John Wall on the sidelines. Crawford's point total tied the high for any Washington player this season.
Arron Afflalo scored 26 points and J.J. Redick added 23 for the Magic, who have lost four straight since Glen Davis sprained his left shoulder in the final minute of a win ove...
BEST OF MAXIM
Washington Wizards leading scorer Jordan Crawford is sitting out against the Chicago Bulls because of a left ankle injury.
Crawford is averaging 16 points per game this season, and 21.8 in his last six games. He scored a season-high 27 on Friday night in a win over Orlando.
Richard Hamilton returned to the Bulls' lineup Saturday night after missing 12 games with a torn plantar...
WASHINGTON -- Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and Nene had a season-high 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Washington Wizards snapped their eight-game losing streak by defeating the Orlando Magic 105-97 on Friday night. Kevin Seraphin scored 17 points while Garrett Temple made his first six shots and scored 13 points in his second game with the Wizards (4-23). Washington fell behind...
WASHINGTON -- Recently after yet another loss, Randy Wittman cracked about desiring an in-game ejection and his inability to pull it off. No chance the Wizards coach had such thoughts over the final three quarters against Orlando. Jordan Crawford scored 27 points and Nene had a season-high 23 points and 11 rebounds as the Washington Wizards snapped their eight-game losing streak...
Tristan Thompson's three-point play with 24.4 seconds remaining gave the Cleveland Cavaliers their first two-game winning streak of the season as the Cavaliers beat the Washington Wizards 87-84 on Wednesday night.
Kyrie Irving, who had 26 points to lead Cleveland, made one of two free throws with 9.5 seconds left after Jordan Crawford and Garrett Temple missed jumpers for the...
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(Photo Courtesy ~ Ned Dishman)
I never quite know how to answer this question. A team that’s lost 23 of its first 26 games doesn’t have any sort of MVP. Not even for one game! I’m almost tempted to give this award to the epic Luke Walton VS Jan Vesely match...