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Tweet Heading into Wednesday’s game against the New York Knicks the Washington Wizards were owners of a 12-35 record, placing them fourteenth of fifteen NBA Eastern Conference teams. You wouldn’t be alone in wondering how much better Washington would be had John Wall been available from the opening game, instead of since January 12 [...]
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NOBODY BEATS THE WIZ
Washington Wizards guard John Wall made an impressive play with a one-man fast break during the first quarter Wednesday night's game at the Verizon Center against the New York Knicks. Wall blocked Carmelo Anthony from behind on the defensive end and went coast-to-coast, breaking out a spin move in the lane before finishing with a layup. The play set the tone for the game...
I think its safe to say that John Wall is back in basketball shape and he has been pumping out highlight plays with more frequency. On this one he blocks the layup attempt by Carmelo Anthony grabs the lose ball and drives down court for an impressive spin move into finger role. More importantly though, the Wizards came out on top of the Knicks 106-96.
John Wall had 21 points and nine assists, Trevor Ariza scored 20 points and the Washington Wizards broke the New York Knicks' five-game winning streak with a 106-96 victory on Wednesday night.
The Wizards also snapped New York's 10-game winning streak over them.
Wall, playing in front of his college coach, John Calipari, and Hall of Famer Magic Johnson, scored 10 points...
Video: Part 3 of Jordan Brand Documentary
Wizards John Wall’s return to the court has been understated this season, probably because the Wizards season overall has been uneventful. But during Knicks vs. Wizards on Wednesday night, John Wall showed why he’s a player you can’t afford to sleep on. Checkout this play where he blocks Carmelo Anthony from behind and goes coast to coast hits a spin on Jason Kidd for the lay...
Post Game Recap
Final Score Knicks: 96 Wizards: 106
The Knicks just did not bring it enough Wednesday night in Washington, leading to a disappointing loss at the hands of the Wizards. This comes as a surprise to some people, but really shouldn’t as the Wizards improve to 8-7 with John Wall in the lineup; also seven of their 13 wins now have come against teams with records above...
Wizards John Wall has had quite the return to the court this season, but since the Wizards season overall is garbage he has gone somewhat unnoticed. But not today, during [...]
Quick, name the NBA's league leaders in technical fouls.
If you guessed Carmelo Anthony, Matt Barnes, Kobe Bryant and DeMarcus Cousins ... odds are you didn't have much trouble answering this question correctly.
But you are missing someone.
The NBA's "Mr. Nice Guy," Kevin Durant, says it's time for him to shut his mouth on the court.
"I just got...
Pre-Game News and Notes
Knicks vs. Wizards
The Knicks and Wizards will be facing off for the second time this season but will not have the same feel as the first time around. Both teams look a lot different on the court today than they did on November 30th when they faced off the first time and is not as lopsided of an affair as people think; the Wizards are not as bad a team as...
wizards 106 knicks 96
2/06/2013 - Verizon Center, Washington, DC
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The game tonight at MSG 2.0/Verizon Center/The Phone Booth was bittersweet for Wizard fans. Bitter because the home arena was taken over by the opposing team - AGAIN - and Knicks fans out-screamed Wizard fans for the majority of the...
In most recent years, the Knicks have left fans hanging their heads in disappointment as New York continued to fail at beating the worse-off teams in the league. Despite the evident talent on rosters of the past, no clutch gene was consistently found in such squads, as the Knicks were left losing to teams they should have and could have defeated on a nightly basis.But the 2012-13...
Post Game Recap
Final Score: Pistons: 85 Knicks: 99
Head Coach Mike Woodson set a goal for the Knicks heading into the All-Star break; finish the last 11 games 9-2; so far so good as the Knicks completed a perfect home stand Monday night against the Pistons. This is the fourth time in franchise history that a five game home stand was swept and the first time since 1973. The...
Knicks 99, Pistons 85. Updates. With AP Photos. By BRIAN MAHONEY AP Basketball Writer Tyson Chandler tied a franchise record with his third straight 20-rebound game, Carmelo Anthony scored 27 points, and the New York Knicks beat the Detroit Pistons 99-85 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
In a game that was decided early, Chandler played long enough to grab his...
The New York Knicks are already sending 2 players to Houston to participate at All-Star weekend, Olympic gold medalists Carmelo Anthony and Tyson Chandler. They will be representing the Eastern Conference in the East vs. West all-star battle that will surely include wide open 3’s for Melo and a few alley-oop lobs to TC. Unfortunately, Mike Woodson will not be headed to Houston...