Found December 07, 2012 on
That NBA Lottery Pick:
We've seen some pretty strange NBA-related Craigslist ads over the years but this one posted by a Washington Wizards fan is up there.Usually, Craigslist posters will ask money for their tickets but in this strange twist, this Wizards wants you to take his tickets and he'll pay you.You can see the entire ad at this link and below is a small snipet from the lengthy ad:"My Wizards tickets are making my house feel like the one in Paranormal Activity. So how do I get rid of these pesky Wizareds tickets that make my bones shiver every time I walk past them? I must get rid of them before it is too late...These Wizards tickets are...PURE EVIL! In order to determine a proper strategy in giving away my tickets, I decided to use a few economic skills I learned while spending a billion dollars on graduate school. Costs incurred when going to a Wizards game include stress from commuting to DC, transportation costs, food & drink costs, ticket cost, opportunity cost of your valuable time, and the irreparable brain depreciation you get by watching Jan Vesely airball foul shots. Those costs are offset by the entertainment value gained from attending a game, more specifically the humor you experience by watching other Wizards fans yell funny negative things from the crowd after Jan Vesely airball foul shots."Here is what you need to do to earn the $10 dollars:The recipient must take a picture that shows the scoreboard at some point in the first quarter and then another of the final score.The recipient must also wear some sort of Wizards gear to prove that they aren't a Warriors fan. A hat or a shirt will suffice.And finally, the fan paying to give these tickets away requires that the recipient write a paragraph or two about their experience(Courtesy of Bush League Chronicles)
BEST OF MAXIM
CAN'T TAKE IT
A frustrated Wizards fan has offered up his two tickets for free to the team's game on Saturday and is even willing to kick in $10 as an enticement.
The Washington Wizards, based on their record, have shown no improvement from last. After starting 0-12, the Wizards find themselves with the same record they had last year this many games in, with two wins and 13 losses. However, the Wizards have not had John Wall on the court yet and Nene did not play initially due to injury as well. After formerly predicting a return within eight...
hawks 84 wizards 8212/7/2012 - Phillips Arena, Atlanta, GAESPN BoxscoreNBA.com Game Highlights
The MVP for the Wizards tonight was Bradley Beal. After picking up two quick first quarter fouls, Beal played a solid, well-controlled game. Beal made five of his 12 shots, including a total of 16 points in the second half. He also grabbed two nice steals.
So far this season, the Washington Wizards have a grand total of two wins to speak of and well, when they beat the Miami Heat on Tuesday night, people freaked out a little.One of those people was CSN Washington anchor Michael Jenkins who decided to rip LeBron and the team after losing to the Wiz Kids: Your browser does not support iframes.(Courtesy of SB Nation)
After suffering for almost a month without a win, the Washington Wizards have enjoyed some success lately. Based on their most recent visit to Atlanta, they now might have a good chance to end another pair of droughts.
The Wizards look for the first victory away from home and try to avoid a 10th straight road defeat to the Hawks on Friday night.
Washington (2-13) opened with a...
Jan Vesely is slowly falling out of favor in Washington.