Found February 23, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Washington Wizards center JaVale McGee has the talent to be a good player in the NBA.  He's also a 24-year old kid whose head seems to be a little elsewhere at times.  Those lapses produce hilarious results for the rest of us, but it's more faceplam than funny in Washington.   And with that I give you the latest funny-but-not-funny McGee moment. Coach Randy Wittman, take it away: "What led to the goaltend? What was he supposed to be doing? See, that's the thing people don't understand and it's hard to explain, OK? What his job in the pick is, is not to let the guard get to the rim. Goaltending? That had nothing to do with it. OK? Nothing to do with it." In basketball terms, McGee played that pick-and-roll about as poorly as you could play it, which is bad.  But then it led to this video, which is good.  Unless you are a member of the Wizards staff or a Wizards fan, then its bad.  But in a tough season, it's something that can put a...

What Does the Future Hold For John Wall?

In what will hopefully be remembered as one of the most fitting epitomizations of a season in recent memory, Javal McGee’s brain fart against the Raptors aptly demonstrated what should’ve been obvious to all a long time ago: that the Washington Wizards are literally and figuratively heading in the wrong direction, much to the chagrin of John Wall, whose bemused reaction to his...

JaVale McGee Serves Up a Block Volleyball-Style (VIDEO)

The Washington Wizards haven’t been having the season they had hoped for. They have the second worst record in the NBA and have only managed to win 7 games all season while dropping 26. Reasons to watch the Wizards include the improving play of John Wall, Nick Young’s ability to shoot the ball and the...Read the Rest...

Video: Javale McGee With the Spike

It seems like we get one of these a week. Sure, it provides comedic relief but it’s one of the many reasons why the Wizards have struggled mightily this season. Oh well, if this basketball thing doesn’t work out for McGee, he might find a nice career in beach volleyball.

JaVale McGee swats ball into third row, gets called for goaltending (Video)

During last night's Kings/Wizards game, Sacramento's Francisco Garcia attempted to drive the lane for a third-quarter bucket.Wizards center JaVale McGee decided to swat the ball into the third row and got called for an obvious goal-tending violation: After that block, McGee was promptly benched by head coach Randy Wittman.

Nick Young crashes Pakistani wedding (Photo)

I guess we can assume that Washington Wizards guard Nick Young is one wild and crazy guy because he recently decided to crash a wedding.Young was recently in Phoenix to play the Suns and a Pakistani wedding was happening at the Wizards team hotel. As Young was walking past it, he was invited to come in and join the festivities.We'll let the folks at the Washington Wizards blog...

Tears of a Clown

The Wizards have become the laughing stock of the NBA. It seems as if every night the Wiz Kids add another highlight to its ever growing follies collection. The Wizards are constantly making the Top Ten highlight shows but it’s usually on the receiving end or the result of an inexplicable boneheaded play. There’s the highlight of JaVale McGee getting dunked on by Chandler Parsons...

Wizards’ small forward production contributing to shortcomings

At 7-25, the Wizards’ shortcomings are too numerous to isolate one as the sole cause of the team’s struggles. But if there is one area glaringly in need of improvement, it’s the production – or lack thereof – from the small forward position. Read full article >>

THE STARTING FIVE : Halfway point evaluations, and suggestions for improvement

Every week Wizards Extreme will feature 5 burning questions and their answers pertaining directly to the Washington Wizards and the current state they are in. This week's segment addresses certain player evaluations as well as surprises and disappointments from the first half of the season, and also ways to improve the team moving forward. Today’s feature includes...

Kings at Wizards: Game 33 discussion thread

Back from a 2-3 road trip, the Wizards (7-25) will play their sixth game in a different building on Wednesday at Verizon Center. With the all-star break on the other side of their game against Sacramento, Coach Randy Wittman hopes that his players haven’t already decided to take a vacation. Read full article >>

Ex-Wizards player Crittenton jailed on speeding charge

Former Washington Wizards player Javaris Crittenton was jailed on Wednesday after he refused to get out of his Porsche following a speeding ticket. Crittenton is out on bond on charges that he killed a woman in a drive-by shooting in Atlanta. On Wednesday, Riverdale (Ga.) police detailed that was pulled over after going more than 60 mph in a 45-mph zone. He then refused to sign...

Wizards ‘relapse’ in loss to Sacramento

The final game before the all-star break can be sort of a trap, with players trying to focus on completing the task at hand while also preparing for the upcoming mini-vacation. And for two teams headed for the lottery before the season is halfway done, the temptation is certainly there to hurry up and get on with the second half. Read full article >>

Kings rally to beat Wizards 115-107

The Kings played a little defense in the third, holding the Wizards to 35 percent shooting to get back in the game. Sacramento Kings forward DeMarcus Cousins, center, moves toward the basket in front of Washington Wizards center JaVale McGee, left, and teammate Nick Young during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/Haraz N. Ghanbari)

Kings-Wizards Preview

After a promising start, the Washington Wizards' road trip ended in miserable fashion. A matchup with the struggling Sacramento Kings during their return to Verizon Center could provide some positivity heading into the All-Star break. The Wizards will try to snap a three-game slide by adding to their recent home dominance of the Kings on Wednesday night. Washington recorded...

John Wall, DeMarcus Cousins have bond like brothers

ORLANDO, Fla. — During Wednesday night's game between the Sacramento and Washington, Kings center DeMarcus Cousins threw a laser of a cross-court pass — right to Wizards guard John Wall. For a moment, it was as if the pair forgot that they were no longer teammates at Kentucky. But despite ...
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